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    Magnitude 5.4 Earthquake Hits Indonesia - EMSC

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    The quake in Indonesia comes mere days after the country was ravaged by massive landslides and a deadly tsunami, triggered by a volcanic eruption that killed over 430 people, injuring at least 1,500 more.

    According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the earthquake began at 10:55 AM local time (3:55 GMT), with the epicentre located 180 km south of the island of Ternate. There are currently no reports of victims.

    Indonesia is located in a seismically active zone known as the Ring of Fire and regularly suffers from powerful earthquakes.

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