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Strong 6.1-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia

Strong 6.1-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia
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Jakarta: A strong earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck indonesia’s North Sulawesi province on Tuesday, but did not trigger giant waves, authorities said.

The country’s weather agency had earlier released the earthquake’s magnitude of 6.3 before they revised it, reports Xinhua news.

The quake occurred at 8.39 a.m., with its epicenter being at 40 km southeast of Kepulauan Talaud district and a depth of 109 km, it said.

The weather agency did not issue tsunami warning as the quake did not potentially trigger giant waves.

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