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Indonesia : Earthquake : 2016/03/02
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Duration 2016/03/02
Country
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District
Indonesia
Name Earthquake
Outline A powerful and shallow earthquake struck Wednesday off Indonesia's Sumatra island, sending panicked residents rushing from their homes in a region hit hard by quakes and tsunamis in the past.

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  • AFP 2015/03/02
    Local authorities initially issued a tsunami warning but lifted it several hours later, and there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
    The 7.8 magnitude undersea quake struck at a depth of 24 kilometres (15 miles) at about 6:50 pm (1250 GMT), the US Geological Survey said.