Indonesia: Magnitude 7.0 quake hits Moluccas islands

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Indonesia: Magnitude 7.0 quake hits Moluccas islands

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An earthquake with a magnitude 7.0 struck 173km northwest of the city of Ternate in the Moluccas islands in Indonesia late on Sunday (Monday local time), according to the US Geological Survey website.

The quake hit at a depth 10km, it said.

The city of Ternate has a population of around 200,000.

More details to follow.

SOURCE:
Al Jazeera and news agencies

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