1st LD: Strong quake jolts western Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued

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JAKARTA, July 7 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale rocked Indonesia's western Central Java province on Tuesday morning, the meteorology and geophysics agency said.

The agency did not issue a warning for tsunami.

The quake struck at 5: 54 a.m. Jakarta time Tuesday (2254 GMT Monday) with the epicenter at 53 km northwest Jepara of the province and a depth of 578 km under the sea bed.

Indonesia has been frequently jolted by earthquakes as it lies on a vulnerable quake-hit zone called "the Pacific Ring of Fire." Enditem

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