Indonesia earthquake: Jakarta residents rattled

Indonesia earthquake: Jakarta residents rattled

A powerful quake off the Indonesian island of Java has rattled the capital Jakarta but there appear to have been no major casualties or damage.

A tsunami warning after the quake, recorded by US monitors as being magnitude 6.9, was later cancelled.

The quake struck at a depth of 52.8km (33 miles) at 19:03 (12:03 GMT).

Indonesia has a history of devastating earthquakes and tsunamis with more than 2,000 killed last September on the island of Sulawesi.

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