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6.8 quake hits off Sumatra, Indonesia

AAP logoAAP 6/12/2016

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 has struck 130km southeast of Banda Aceh in northern Sumatra, Indonesia, the United States Geological Survey says.

No tsunami warning was immediately issued.

The quake struck at a depth of 33 km at 5am Indonesian time, the USGS says.

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