Quake of 7.1 magnitude strikes off Indonesia: USGS

Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:47pm EST
 
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LONDON (Reuters) - A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck 147 miles northwest of the Tanimbar Islands in Indonesia at 1653 GMT, the U.S. Geological Survey reported on Monday.

No tsunami warning was issued, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in a statement on its website.

Then USGS said the quake was recorded at a depth of 98 miles.

(Editing by Michael Roddy)