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6.1-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia

Jakarta, Mar 24 (GCCurrentAffairs) A strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck off the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Sunday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The epicenter of the quake lied at the depth of 37.4 kilometers (23 miles) and was located northeast of the city of Bitung.

This is the second quake to hit the island on Sunday morning. A shallow 5.4- magnitude quake hit the island northwest of the town of Pendolo three hours earlier.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Via UNI-India

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