A 6.0-magnitude earthquake hits the Indonesian Talud Islands

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On Saturday, the authorities in Indonesia announced that a 6-magnitude earthquake had occurred near the northern “Talwood” islands.

The Indonesian Meteorological Agency (BMKG) said in a tweet that a 6-magnitude earthquake occurred on Saturday morning at a depth of 11 kilometers off the coast of the Talud Islands.

“It is not likely that the earthquake will cause a tsunami,” she said.

The agency did not immediately mention any casualties or material damage from the quake.