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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolts Indonesia

Quake strikes Central Java province, says country's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysical Agency

Fahri Aksüt   | 07.07.2020
Magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolts Indonesia

ANKARA 

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolted Indonesia's Central Java province early Tuesday, according to the country's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysical Agency (BMKG). 

BMKG said the quake struck 53 kilometers (32.9 miles) northwest of Jepara district at 5.54 a.m. local time (2254GMT Monday). It originated at a depth of 578 kilometers (359 miles). 

It was also felt in other locations such as Yogyakarta, Mataram, Purworejo, Kuta and Denpasar.

No damage or casualties have been reported so far and a tsunami alert was not issued.

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