Quake hits off Banda Sea, Indonesia

14:14, December 27, 2009      

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An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale hit off Banda Sea, Indonesia, at 17:04 p.m. ( 0904 GMT) Saturday, according to a bulletin released by the Hong Kong Observatory.

The epicenter was initially determined to be at 5.6 degrees south latitude and 131.1 degrees east longitude, about 390 km east- southeast of Ambon, Indonesia.

Source: Xinhua
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