1st LD: 7.1-magnitude earthquake jolts off central Indonesian province, no potentials for tsunami

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JAKARTA, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- A 7.1-magnitude earthquake jolted off the province of North Sulawesi in central Indonesia on Wednesday, the country's meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.

The earthquake hit at 1:06 p.m. local time (06:06 GMT) with its epicenter located at 141 km southeast of the Melonguane sub-district of Talaud island district and a depth of 64 km under the seabed, the agency said.

The tremors of the quake did not potentially trigger a tsunami, it added. Enditem

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