5.5-magnitude quake hits off central Indonesia


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JAKARTA, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 jolted central part of Indonesia on Thursday, the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysical Agency said.

The quake struck at 6:25 p.m. local time, with the epicenter located 165 kilometers southeast of Wakatobi, North Sulawesi province and a depth of 10 kilometers.

The quake triggered no tsunami.