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Two strong earthquakes rock Indonesia

Christian Fernsby |
A 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted 278km west-southwest of Labuan, Indonesia on July 7 afternoon (Vietnam time).

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In the morning of the same day, a 6.6-magnitude quake struck off the coast of Java island.

The strong quake struck 100km off Batang city in Central Java province. No asset and human losses have been reported so far.

Indonesia is located in the Pacific Ring of Fire, a major area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean where many earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur.

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