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6.7-magnitude quake hits Indonesia, not tsunami alert issued

Xinhua | Updated: 2022-01-14 18:17

JAKARTA -- A 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia with strong tremors felt in the country's capital Jakarta on Friday, but there was no tsunami alert issued, the country's meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.

The US Geological Survey said that an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 jolted 88 km SW of Labuan, Indonesia at 09:05:42 GMT on Friday.

The epicenter, with a depth of 37.19 km, was initially determined to be at 6.9291 degrees south latitude and 105.2513 degrees east longitude.

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