An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 was recorded near the southern Indonesian island of Flores, the U.S. Geological Survey said, four days after a devastating quake on Sulawesi island killed at least 844 people.

Tremor comes four days after major quake killed at least 844 people on Sulawesi island

A magnitude 5.9 quake has hit about 250 kilometres southwest of Ende, on Flores island in Indonesia. (U.S. Geological Survey)

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 was recorded near the southern Indonesian island of Flores, the U.S. Geological Survey said, four days after a devastating quake on Sulawesi island killed at least 844 people.

The quake hit about 250 kilometres southwest of Ende on Flores. There were no immediate tsunami alerts or reports of casualties or damage.

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