Moderate quake strikes off E Indonesia

13:36, January 08, 2011      

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An earthquake measuring 5.8 Richter scale rocked eastern parts of Indonesia on Saturday, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said here.

The quake struck at 11:10 a.m. Jakarta time (0410 GMT) with epicenter at 156 km Southwest Bitung of North Sulawesi and with the depth at 30 km, the agency said.

Source: Xinhua
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