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6.0-magnitude quake jolts off central Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued

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 A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the East Nusa Tenggara province in central Indonesia on Tuesday morning, but did not trigger a tsunami, the country’s meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.

The agency reported the quake occurred at 7:25 a.m. Jakarta time (0025 GMT) with its epicenter located at 74 km northwest of North Central Timor Regency and a depth of 75 km under the seabed.

The tremors of the earthquake did not potentially trigger giant waves, according to the agency.

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