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7.1-magnitude earthquake hits eastern Indonesia

Powerful earthquake strikes Indonesia's North Maluku province

Nicky Aulia Widadio   | 04.06.2020
7.1-magnitude earthquake hits eastern Indonesia


A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Indonesia’s North Maluku province on Thursday, the country’s meteorological agency said.

The epicenter of the quake was around 89 kilometers (55 miles) northwest of Daruba village, at a depth of 120 kilometers (74 miles), according to the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysical Agency.

The agency has not issued a tsunami alert after the quake.

There were no immediate reports of casualties.

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