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Huge Earthquake hits Indonesia; Why no tsunami?

Massive earthquake hit Indonesia on Wednesday, measuring 8.6-magnitude on the Richter Scale and epicentre was located in the Aceh province. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, several aftershocks measuring more than 6 magnitude struck the region at 4:43 p.m. local time (1043 GMT). The quake’s epicenter was about 15 kilometers beneath the ocean. The earthquake had spawned a wave around ...

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