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Strong quake rocks Indonesia


Source: | 11-23-2007 13:38

A map shows the location of an earthquake of magnitude 6.0 which struck off the coast of Indonesia's Sumatra island, near Aceh. REUTERS/Graphics

A powerful 6.0 magnitude earthquake has rocked Aceh province on the northern tip of Sumatra Island.

Local meteorologists say the quake struck about 6 a-m local time on Friday. The epicenter was more than one hundred kilometers southwest of Banda Aceh, the capital city of Aceh province.

The quake occurred 16 kilometers under the ocean floor. There have been no reports of damages or causalities so far.


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