Powerful earthquake shakes Indonesia; no injuries expected
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A powerful earthquake has shaken islands in eastern Indonesia, but no damage or injuries are expected.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake measured magnitude 6.8 and was centered below the sea at a depth of 107 kilometers (67 miles). It was located 205 kilometers (128 miles) northwest of the nearest city, Saumlaki. It says the earthquake triggered moderate shaking and was unlikely to cause injuries or economic losses.
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