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6.6-magnitude earthquake strikes off coast of Indonesia

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck 35 miles South-East of Palu on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Saturday.

The quake as people were breaking the Ramadan fast and while it rattled crockery there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage, authorities said.

The quake has no tsunami potential and no damage is reported, said Subagiyo, an earthquake center official in the capital Jakarta. The US Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre agreed that no destructive tsunami was generated.