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2 earthquakes rattles eastern Indonesia; no tsunami warning issued


Jakarta, July 22: Two separate earthquakes struck eastern Indonesia on Sunday, according to US seismologists, but no tsunami warnings were issued for either one.

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara province on Sunday afternoon, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The epicenter of the tremor was in 884 kilometers southwest of Sumbawa, at a shallow depth of 10 kilometers (around 6.2 miles).

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Another Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 occurred at Halmahera, Indonesia at 09:43 (local time). However, there were no immediate reports of casualties after the earthquake.

Earthquake of magnitude 6.9 strikes ...


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