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Quake strikes off Indonesian island of #Sumatra

An earthquake of magnitude 7 struck off Indonesia's island of Sumatra on Aug 2. The Indonesian geophysics agency issued a tsunami warning, while the disaster mitigation agency urged residents on Banten coast to "immediately evacuate to higher ground”. The US Geological Survey said the quake hit at a depth of 59km, about 227km from the city of Teluk Betung on the island.

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