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Indonesia Earthquake 2010: Strong Quake Shakes Eastern Islands

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A strong earthquake rocked eastern Indonesia on Sunday morning, registering with a 7.0 magnitude, according to reports.

The quake struck just before 8 a.m. local time. The Indonesian Meteorology and Geophysics Agency (BMG) said it did not trigger a tsunami, per BNO News.

The USGS measured the same quake as 6.4 magnitude and says it happened off the coast of Sumatra Island.

There were no initial reports of injuries or damage.

A separate 5.9 earthquake had hit Indonesia just hours earlier on Saturday.