Smaller earthquake hits neighboring E. Nusa Tenggara
The Jakarta Post
Following a recent 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Lombok, a smaller earthquake, of 5.6-magnitude, hit East Nusa Tenggara on Monday evening at 7:06 p.m. local time.
The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) reported that the epicenter was located 242 kilometers off Southwest Sumba regency in East Nusa Tenggara at a depth of 10 kilometers.
According to a report obtained by The Jakarta Post, the agency stated that the earthquake did not have the potential to cause a tsunami.
Reports say the earthquake's tremors could be felt in Bali's Kuta and Denpasar. (sau)
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