5.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia

The quake struck at 11:22 a.m. local time (0322 GMT), with the epicentre 68 km northwest of Raba regency of West Nusa Tengara province, at a depth of 10 km below sea bed, said Indonesian Meteorology, Climatology and Physical Geography Agency (BMG).

Friday, an undersea earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale struck eastern Indonesia, with the epicentre at 246 km southeast of Melonguane town in North Sulawesi province.

Indonesia sits on a vulnerable quake-hit zone called the "Pacific Ring of Fire".

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