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6.0 earthquake struck off Indonesia
Taiwan News, Staff Writer
2011-08-23 10:24 AM
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia early Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

No tsunami alert was immediately issued.

The quake, which hit at 3:12 a.m. local time (2012 GMT), was centered about 110 miles (175 kilometers) southwest of Tanjungkarang-Telukbetung on the island of Sumatra, according to the U.S.G.S. Its recorded depth was 19 miles (31 kilometers).

The quake struck about 195 miles (315 kilometers) west of Jakarta.

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