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Strong quake hits Indonesia, tsunami alert issued

A powerful 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck at sea off the Indonesian island of Java on Tuesday and a tsunami warning was issued.

world Updated: Aug 26, 2008 10:26 IST

A powerful 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck at sea off the Indonesian island of Java on Tuesday and a tsunami warning was issued, authorities said.

There were no immediate reports of damage from the quake which struck 125 kilometres northwest of Ujungkulon in West Java at 10:07 am local time, meteorological officials said.