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6.7 magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's Java island

Christian Fernsby |
6.7 magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's Java island on Friday, the country's meteorology agency said.

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Topics: INDONESIA   

Indonesia's meteorology agency (BMGK) said the earthquake hit 52 km (32 miles) off Banten province at a depth of 10 km, but did not have the potential to cause a tsunami.

In Jakarta, the tremors were felt strongly.

The earthquake was also felt in the province of West Java and in Lampung, on Sumatra island.


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