09:23 GMT21 January 2021
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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred near the coast of Indonesia, between the Flores and Sulawesi islands, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

    The earthquake was registered at 01:20 GMT, 93.8 miles north of the town of Ruteng, with its epicentre located at a depth of 384 miles, according to the USGS. There have been no reports of victims or damage.

    The archipelago nation is located in the Ring of Fire - an area of the Pacific Ocean with high seismic activity, causing regular volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.

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