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5.5 magnitude earthquake strikes western Indonesia

Christian Fernsby |
A magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolted Indonesia’s western province of Aceh early Monday, according to the country's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysical Agency (BMKG).

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Topics: EARTHQUAKE    INDONESIA   

The quake’s epicenter was located 121 kilometers (75 miles) southwest of Banda Aceh, the capital of the province, and occurred at a depth of 10 kilometers (six miles), according to the BMKG.

The quake was also felt in the cities of Sabang and Sigli, it said.

No information on casualties was shared.


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