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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

Strong earthquake off the coast of Indonesia


A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia on Tuesday.


The earthquake was centred 170.4 km south-southeast of Teluk Dalam, Indonesia at a depth of 15 kilometres.


The earthquake prompted Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysical Agency to warn of a possible tsunami, the advisory was later lifted.


Following the earthquake, people in low-lying areas fled to higher grounds. There were no reports of injuries or damage.


There were several aftershocks.


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