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Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia's Java island

Published: 01.25.14, 09:08 / Israel News

A strong undersea earthquake rocked parts of Indonesia's main Java island on Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.


The 6.1-magnitude quake that centered 41 kilometers (25 miles) south of Kroya, a town near the southern coast of Central Java, with a depth of 83 kilometers (51 miles), the US Geological Survey said. Indonesia's Meteorology and Geophysics Agency put the preliminary magnitude at 6.5, but said it had no potential to trigger a tsunami. (AP)


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