Jakarta: A shallow aftershock, measuring 5.8 magnitude, jolted West Sumatra in Indonesia on Thursday morning, the meteorology and geophysics agency said here.
The quake came at 07:10 a.m. Jakarta time with epicentre at 598 km southwest Mentawai islands and with the depth at 10 km under sea bed, Xinhua quoted an official as saying.
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Previously another aftershock with 5.2 magnitude also hit the area at 23:08 p.m. Jakarta time on Wednesday with epicentre at 440 km southwest the islands and with the depth at 198 km under sea bed, the official said.
First Published | 3 March 2016 10:56 AM
Web Title: 5.8-magnitude aftershock hits Indonesia
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