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6.2-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia

6.2-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia

Jakarta, Jan 16 (UNI) An earthquake measuring 6.2-magnitude hit Indonesia's western province of Aceh on Monday morning, but did not trigger a tsunami, the country's meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.

The agency reported the quake happened at 05:30 a.m. local time Monday (2230 GMT Sunday) with its epicenter located 47 km southeast of the district of Aceh Singkil and a depth of 23 km under the seabed, the agency said.

The earthquake did not have the potential to trigger a tsunami, it added.
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