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A strong earthquake hits Indonesia

English.news.cn   2010-04-24 16:09:08 FeedbackPrintRSS

JAKARTA, April 24 (Xinhua) -- A strong earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale struck Indonesia's North Maluku province Saturday, according the country's Meteorological and Geophysics agency.

The quake struck at a depth of 30 km and 155 km southeast of the town of Labuha at 14:41 p.m. local time (0741 GMT), according to the agency.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage, and no tsunami alert was issued.

Editor: Tang Danlu
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