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Earthquake of 7.5 magnitude hits remote area of Indones...

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Earthquake of 7.5 magnitude hits remote area of Indonesia – USGS

By Reuters
24 Jun 2019 0

June 24 (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck in a remote area of Indonesia in the Banda Sea on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there were no initial tsunami warnings.

 

The quake hit at a depth of 220 km (136 miles), the USGS said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

The Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in a bulletin a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami was not expected after the quake, which was initially recorded with a magnitude of 7.2.

(Reporting by Paul Tait; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)

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