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BC-AS--Indonesia-Earthqu, 0235

Contributed by NAMPA / Associated Press.

Strong quake shakes Indonesia's Sumatra; no major damage<
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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - A strong earthquake struck Sunday off the coast of southern Sumatra in Indonesia, causing panicked residents to run from their homes but no major damage.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake Sunday morning had a magnitude of 6.4 and occurred at a depth of 35 kilometers (21 miles).
It was centered 74 kilometers (46 miles) west of the coas ...

 

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