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Magnitude 6.2 earthquake jolts Indonesia

No casualty, damage reports have been published yet by country's authorities

Mahmut Atanur   | 08.09.2020
Magnitude 6.2 earthquake jolts Indonesia

JAKARTA


An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 struck Indonesia’s Maluku province early Tuesday, according to the country's scientific agency.

The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) reported that the epicenter of the quake was 198 kilometers (123 miles) southeast of Central Maluku Regency and occurred 193 kilometers (119 miles) beneath the seabed.

No casualty or damage reports have been published yet by the country's authorities.

*Writing by Fahri Aksut

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