Magnitude 5.7 earthquake strikes off north coast of Java

An earthquake with 6.0 magnitude struck Indonesia on Thursday (Sept 21), the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
An earthquake with 6.0 magnitude struck Indonesia on Thursday (Sept 21), the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.PHOTO: ST GRAPHICS

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An undersea earthquake measuring 5.7 magnitude struck off the north coast of Java in Indonesia on Thursday (Sept 21), the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The quake, at a depth of 588km, was 125km north-east of Surabaya, Java. The quake was initially measured at 6.0 magnitude.

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