WORLD 6.4-magnitude quake strikes off eastern Indonesia, not potential for tsunami

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6.4-magnitude quake strikes off eastern Indonesia, not potential for tsunami

Xinhua

04:59, September 22, 2019

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JAKARTA, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- A 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Indonesia's eastern Maluku province earlier Sunday but there was no tsunami alert issued, the meteorology and geophysics agency said.

The U.S. Geological Survey said a 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolted 186km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia at 19:53:10 GMT on Saturday.

The epicenter, with a depth of 48.47 km, was initially determined to be at 6.5102 degrees south latitude and 130.446 degrees east longitude. 

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