Friday, February 22, 2008

6.1 quake hits Indonesia as US feels aftershock

An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale has hit near to Indonesia, only a day after a 7.1 quake killed three and injured more than a dozen people. The USGS put the position at 2.234S, 99.891E . It struck at 23:55 GMT [06:55 local time, Friday]. In the last hour an aftershock measuring 4.6 hit near to an earlier tremor in Nevada, USA, the USGS reported.

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