Earthquake of 7.5 magnitude hits remote area of Indonesia

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A strong 7.5 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coasts of Indonesia on Monday, with tremors being felt as far away as northern Australia.

Authorities said it did not have the potential to cause a tsunami.

The quake hit at a depth of about 208 km, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

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