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6.9 magnitude quake hits off Indonesia

The quake, which was relatively shallow, hit in the Banda Sea, 151 kilometres (94 miles) east-southeast of the coastal city of Ambon at 1021 GMT, according to the US Geological Survey.

Indonesian plane in emergency landing after bomb threat: Official

A passenger plane in Indonesia was forced to make an emergency landing Friday after air traffic control received a bomb threat, an official said.

5.3-earthquake hits off Ambon, Indonesia

A mild earthquake measuring 5.3 at Richter scale struck off Ambon city, Maluku province, Indonesia.