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Strong earthquake shakes western Indonesia; no tsunami alert

Nov. 18, 2022 10:28 AM EST

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong undersea earthquake shook western Indonesia on Friday night but no serious damage or casualties were reported. The magnitude 6.9 earthquake was centered 202 kilometers (126 miles) southwest of Bengkulu at a depth of 25 kilometers (15 miles), the...