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Powerful Earthquake Hits Indonesia

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JAKARTA, Indonesia - A powerful earthquake under the Java Sea shook Indonesia's capital early Thursday, violently shaking tall buildings and panicking residents. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake, which struck at 12:04 a.m. (1:04 p.m. EDT Wednesday) had a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 and was centered about 66 miles east of Jakarta at a depth of 180 miles. Residents said tall buildings and single story homes in Jakarta shook violently. (Video Info)
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