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Moderate quake hits Gorontalo, Indonesia

07-04-2011 16:45 BJT

JAKARTA, July 4 (Xinhua) -- An earth quake measuring 5.2 Richter scale struck off Gorontalo of Indonesia on Monday, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency reported here.

The quake jolted at 14:11 p.m. Jakarta time (0711 GMT) with epicentre at 180 km southeast Gorontalo city of Gorontalo province and with the depth at 30 km, the agency said.

Indonesia sits on a vulnerable quake-hit zone, the so called " the Pacific Ring of Fire".

Editor:Wang Xiaomei |Source: Xinhua

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