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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

Damage in Indonesia after large earthquake

A 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck 88.3 km southwest of Labuan, Indonesia this afternoon.

The earthquake was at a depth of 37 kilometres.

In the province of Banten, there were reports of injuries and there was extensive damage to some buildings.

Local media reported people rushing out of homes and offices in Jakarta. People were also seen fleeing a COVID-19 quarantine facility.

Government officials said there was no threat of a tsunami.


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