6.5 quake rocks southern Indonesia

A strong 6.5 earthquake rocked southern Indonesia near the island of Java late Friday evening, the US Geological Survey said.

The tremor was measured at a depth of 91 kilometers (56 miles) and struck less than a kilometer (mile) east-southeast of the coastal town of Cipatujah, USGS said. There was no immediate indication of a tsunami. (AFP)

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