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6.4-magnitude earthquake jolts western Indonesia

6.4-magnitude earthquake jolts western Indonesia

Jakarta, Dec 3 (UNI) A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia's western province of West Java on Saturday, but did not trigger a tsunami, the meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.
The quake rocked the province, which has been in an emergency relief effort after being hit by a 5.6-magnitude quake last month, at 16:49 Jakarta time (0949 GMT) with the quake's epicenter situated at 52 km southwest of Garut district and at a depth of 118 km, the agency said.
The agency did not issue a tsunami warning as the tremors did not have the potential to trigger giant waves.
UNI/XINHUA GNK

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