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Quake Hits Indonesia: Tsunami Alert

JAKARTA (AFP) – A major 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia’s coast on Monday, seismologists said, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami watch notice. The quake hit Indonesia’s Kepulauan Mentawai Region at 9:42 pm (14:42 GMT) at a shallow depth

Quake hits Japan: Tsunami warning

A strong earthquake measuring 6.3 struck south of Japan’s Okinawa island on Monday, US scientists said. The epicentre of the tremor was 36 kilometres under the Pacific seabed, 115km from Ishigaki-jima in the Ryukyu islands far to the southwest of