EAST TIMOR (CBS SF) — An earthquake of 6.1 magnitude struck off East Timor at 4:45 a.m. PST Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. No casualties or damage were immediately reported.

The quake struck 191 miles northeast of the capital, Dili with a depth of 6.2 miles, according to the USGS.

No tsunami warnings were issued.

More: KPIX Earthquake Page

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