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Summer of Victories 2019


Powerful 6.2-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia

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By Staff, Agencies

The island nation is located in a seismically active zone known as the Ring of Fire and regularly suffers from powerful earthquakes.

The 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia, 133 km [83 miles] northwest of the city of Kupang on Timor Island, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre [EMSC].

At the moment, authorities have not issued a tsunami warning, and there are no reports about casualties or material damage inflicted by the natural disaster.