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A beach temporarily closed due to the coronavirus in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, on June 22, 2020. Image Credit: Bloomberg photo by Putu Sayoga

Jakarta: A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia’s Java island early Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey said.

The strong quake hit at a depth of more than 500 kilometres, the USGS said, adding that there was “a low likelihood of casualties and damage”.