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6.2-magnitude earthquake jolts off eastern Indonesia

6.2-magnitude earthquake jolts off eastern Indonesia

Jakarta, May 25 (UNI) A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's eastern province of Maluku on Wednesday evening, but did not trigger a tsunami, the country's meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.
The weather agency reported the earthquake happened at 22:49 p.m. Jakarta time (1549 GMT) with its epicenter being at 203 km northwest of Kepulauan Tanimbar (Maluku Tenggara Barat) district and a depth of 221 km under the seabed, the agency said.
The tremors of the earthquake did not potentially trigger giant waves.
UNI/XINHUA GNK

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