Strong Earthquake Hits Indonesia, No Potential For Tsunami

(MENAFN- IANS) Jakarta, June 8 (IANS) A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's western province of East Java early Thursday, but did not potentially trigger a tsunami, the country's meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.
The earthquake occurred at 00:04 a.m. Thursday Jakarta Time, with its epicentre being at 117 km southwest of Pacitan district and a depth of 10 km under the seabed, Xinhua news agency reported, citing the weather agency.
The tremors of the earthquake did not have the potential to trigger giant waves.


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