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Tuesday 29 July 2014

Strong quake rattles Indonesia

Published 14/09/2012|07:37

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An undersea earthquake has hit western Indonesia

A strong undersea earthquake has hit parts of western Indonesia, but no tsunami warning has been issued and there have been no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

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The US Geological Survey said the 6.2-magnitude quake struck at a depth of 12 miles.

Indonesia's Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said the tremor was centred about 100 miles south-east of Mentawai island, off western Sumatra.

The Indonesian agency said the earthquake was felt in the cities of Padang and Bengkulu and along the southern coast of Sumatra.

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