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7.5-magnitude earthquake hits in remote areas of Indonesia; no tsunami threat

REUTERS
Published Jun 24, 2019, 9:14 am IST
Updated Jun 24, 2019, 9:41 am IST
The quake hit at a depth of 220 km, the USGS said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.
An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck in a remote area of Indonesia in the Banda Sea on Monday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there were no initial tsunami warnings. (Representational Image)
 An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck in a remote area of Indonesia in the Banda Sea on Monday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there were no initial tsunami warnings. (Representational Image)

Indonesia: An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck in a remote area of Indonesia in the Banda Sea on Monday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there were no initial tsunami warnings.

The quake hit at a depth of 220 km, 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.

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