Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Magnitude 7 quake hits close to Indonesia

A large magnitude 7 earthquake has struck close to Indonesia according to the US Geological Survey. The tremor hit at 17:34 GMT [01:34 local time] at a depth of 35 km. It is one of several earthquakes that have struck the region in the past few days. The epicentre is several kilometres off the coast [3.873N, 126.408E] but it is not known if a tsunami warning has been issued.

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