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5.7-magnitude quake hits Indonesia

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 struck Indonesia on Sunday, as reported by the US Geological Survey. The temblor occurred 85 km SE of Ende at 0304 GMT, with its epicenter at 9.44 degrees south latitude and 122.15 degrees east longitude, reaching a depth of 49.5 km. No tsunami alert was issued, as the tremors were not expected to cause massive waves. Indonesia, known for being prone to earthquakes due to its location along the Pacific Ring of Fire, is no stranger to such natural disasters.

The earthquake that hit Indonesia on Sunday had a magnitude of 5.7, according to the US Geological Survey. The epicenter of the temblor was located 85 km SE of Ende at 9.44 degrees south latitude and 122.15 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 49.5 km. Despite the significant magnitude of the quake, no tsunami alert was issued by the agency.

Indonesia, which is positioned along the Pacific Ring of Fire, experienced an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 on Sunday. The tremor, which struck 85 km SE of Ende at 0304 GMT, had its epicenter at 9.44 degrees south latitude and 122.15 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 49.5 km. Given Indonesia’s location on a tectonic belt known for volcanoes and earthquakes, the country is accustomed to such seismic activity.

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