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A 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck West Java in Indonesia this afternoon, killing at least 46 people. Over 700 injuries have been reported so far. The death toll is likely to rise, according to the Indonesian Disaster Agency. The quake struck in Cianjur, about 100 kilometres southeast of Jakarta, at a depth of 10 kilometres and lasted for about one minute. The majority of deaths were caused by buildings collapsing on top of people, according to Herman Suherman, a government official from Cianjur. The earthquake hit at 1.21pm local time and was felt as far away as Singapore, reports say. There […]

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