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    Powerful quake hits off Indonesia, rattles islands

    JAKARTA (AFP) – A 7.6-magnitude earthquake hit deep under the ocean off Indonesia and East Timor early on Tuesday, injuring at least one person after rattling nearby islands, damaging homes and forcing residents to flee in panic.

    The epicentre of the quake was 427 kilometres south of the Indonesian island of Ambon at a depth of 95 kilometres, the United States Geological Survey reported.

    More details in Wednesday’s Borneo Bulletin.

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