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Indonesia earthquake felt in Darwin

AAP logoAAP 24/09/2016

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake in the Banda Sea off Indonesia has been felt near Darwin, Australian authorities say.

The quake occurred just before 9.30pm AEST on Saturday, the Bureau of Meteorology said in statement.

"Based on the magnitude and location of this earthquake the Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre has assessed there is no tsunami threat to the Australian mainland, islands or territories," the bureau said.

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