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Bengkulu Rocket Earthquake 5.5 Scala Richter (SR)

Bengkulu : Indonesia | Jan 23, 2011 at 3:02 AM PST
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Bengkulu, rocked by an earthquake measuring 5.5 Richter Scale (SR), Sunday (23 / 1) at around 16:05 pm. As a result of the quake some residents scrambled out of the house to save themselves. According to the Bureau of Meteorology and Climatology Geophysics said the quake's epicenter was 52 kilometers Southwest of Bengkulu at a depth of about 101 kilometers and the quake was at 4:25 south latitude and 102.17 east longitude, and no tsunami potential. Until now there has been no definite reports on building damage or casualties.

AriefJoe is based in Malang, Jawa Timur, Indonesia, and is a Reporter for Allvoices.
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