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Magnitude 5.8 earthquake hits Indonesia

Christian Fernsby |
A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck Indonesia on Saturday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

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The earthquake’s epicentre was 105 kilometres south of Palu on the island of Sulawesi, and 40 km below the earth’s surface.

Indonesia’s meteorology and geophysics agency noted on its website that two subsequent earthquakes struck nearby areas in the Central Sulawesi province.

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