Earthquake Rattles Indonesia’s Java Island

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iStockphoto/Thinkstock(JAKARTA, Indonesia) — A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck western Indonesia on Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.  No injuries or damages were immediately reported.

The quake hit at 6:18 p.m. local time just 106 miles south southwest of the capital, Jakarta.  It was nearly 42 miles deep.

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