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A magnitude 5.2 earthquake rattles the Malang district of East Java

An ANTARA-magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck the Malang district of East Java early Saturday, but no tsunami warning was issued, according to the Meteorology, Climate and Geophysical Agency (BMKG).

The quake at 3:27 am local time occurred 171.54 kilometers southwest of Lumajang, East Java, at a depth of 10 kilometers, officials said on its official website.

The tremors on the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale (MMI) Scale II were felt by people living in Karankates in the Malang district. MMI II earthquakes were usually felt by some people, resulting in the shaking of light hanging objects.

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The Mercalli Intensity Scale is one of the units for assessing the strength of an earthquake, especially if there is no seismograph at the site.

There were no immediate reports of serious injury, injury, or death.

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake can cause considerable damage to the land.

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BMKG urged locals to be wary of aftershocks after a magnitude 5.2 earthquake.

Indonesia is located in the geographically active “Ring of Fire” and holds about 40 percent of the world’s geothermal reserves.

The Ring of Fire, or Ring of Fire, is the largest seismic zone in the world according to Live Science because of the fault lines that run from Chile to Japan and Southeast Asia.

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