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    Powerful 6.2-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia - EMSC

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

    The 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia, 133 km (83 miles) northwest of the city of Kupang on Timor Island, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

    At the moment, authorities have not issued a tsunami warning, and there are no reports about casualties or material damage inflicted by the natural disaster.

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