5.8 magnitude rocks off eastern Indonesia

09:59, December 18, 2010      

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A 5.8 magnitude earthquake rocked off eastern Indonesia's Maluku province at 22:22 local time (13:22 GMT) on Friday, the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysic Agency said.

The earthquake was centered at 203 kilometers northwest Saumlaki city and at a depth of 148 kilometers under seabed.

The agency did not release a tsunami warning.

Source: Xinhua
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