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Powerful earthquake hits Indonesia

Powerful earthquake hits Indonesia

An earthquake of magnitude 6,5 was registered in eastern Indonesia. In accordance with the country's Agency of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics, the seismic event occurred at 9:36 a.m. local time.

The epicenter of the disaster was located at 85 km southwest of the Barat Daya district of Maluku province.

The seat of the tremors lay at a depth of 104 km. The tremors were also felt in the nearby province of East Nusa Tenggara and the neighboring country of Timor-Leste. The earthquake caused panic among local residents, but there were no reports of damage to the victims.

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