4th earthquake strikes Indonesia
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JAKARTA, Indonesia — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 struck northeast of Sulawesi, Indonesia, Thursday afternoon, a day after three major earthquakes struck the region, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The quake struck underwater at a depth of about 20 kilometers (13 miles) about 300 km northeast of Bitung at 5:48 a.m. ET. The area is 2445 km northeast of Jakarta.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did not issue a tsunami threat following the earthquake.