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    Magnitude 6.0 Quake Strikes Off Coast of Indonesia

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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 has struck 65 kilometres (40 miles) south-southwest of Indonesia's Bogorawatu island, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported on Tuesday.

    The quake hit at a depth of 16.8 kilometres, according to USGS.

    There has been no immediate report of damage or casualties so far.

    READ MORE: Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Strikes Near Point Mackenzie, Alaska — USGS

    Indonesia is a part of the so-called Ring of Fire, an area in the Pacific Ocean where the most active tectonic plates are situated.


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