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Indonesia: 7.3-magnitude Earthquake Hits Off Western Coast


A powerful earthquake has hit waters off the western coast of Indonesia’s Sumatra island.

The U.S. Geological Survey says that the magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit Tuesday at a depth of 29 km, 423 kilometers of Banda Aceh on Sumatra.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did not issue an immediate tsunami warning for that area of the Indian Ocean.


The VOA is the Voice of America

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