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Major 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia


The quake struck about 165 kilometres (100 miles) south-southwest of the town of Ternate in Indonesia's North Maluku province.

Jakarta:

A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit off the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, sending panicked residents running into the streets but no tsunami warning was issued.

The quake struck about 165 kilometres (100 miles) south-southwest of the town of Ternate in North Maluku province at 6:28 pm local time, at a depth of 10 kilometres, according to the US Geological Survey.

"The earthquake was quite strong, sending residents to flee outside, they are panicking and many ...


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