Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits Indonesia

Jun 05, 2016 12:00 AM

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake occurred in Indonesia, Sputnik reported citing the US Geological Survey (USGS) said on Sunday.

The epicenter of the quake was located 132 kilometers (82 miles) southwest of the city Leksula, at a depth of 428 kilometers (266 miles), according to the agency.

There have been neither immediate reports of damages or casualties,. nor a tsunami threat.

Indonesia is located in the so-called Ring of Fire quake zone, where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur. Earlier this week, a strong 6.5 earthquake occurred in South Sumatra, a province on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia.

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