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Major 7.3 quake hits off eastern Indonesia: USGS

AFP  |  Jakarta 

A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit off the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.

The quake struck about 165 kilometres south-southwest of the town of Ternate in North Maluku province at 6:28 pm local time, at a depth of 10 kilometres, according to the US Geological Survey.

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First Published: Sun, July 14 2019. 15:35 IST