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A powerful earthquake has struck off the western Indonesian island of Sumatra, triggering tsunami alerts across the Indian Ocean.
The tremor had a magnitude of 7.9, according to Indonesian monitors.
There are reports of buildings collapsing in towns on the west coast of Sumatra, but it is not yet clear whether there are casualties.

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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre issued an Indian Ocean tsunami warning after a magnitude 7.9 quake occurred off Indonesia's Sumatra Island on Wednesday 12 September.

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A strong magnitude 7.9 earthquake occurred at 11:10:26 (UTC) on Wednesday, September 12, 2007, in the Southern Sumatra region, 130 km SW of Bengkulu, Sumatra, Indonesia, at a Depth of 30 km

Location 4.517S, 101.382E

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A strong magnitude 5.9 earthquake occurred at 10:53:36 UTC on Wednesday, March 7, 2007, in the Nias region, Indonesia, 105 km WNW of Sibolga, Sumatra, Indonesia, at a depth of 30 km.

Location 1.955N, 97.888E

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At least 70 people were killed Tuesday in a 6.3-magnitude earthquake that rocked Indonesia's Sumatra island.

"So far 70 people were reported dead in various places and scores injured" - Sudi Silalahi, spokesman for President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.

The quake hit at 10:49 am (03:49 GMT), about 50 kilometres northeast of the West Sumatra capital Padang.
It appeared to have been followed by an aftershock almost as strong.

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A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred at 03:49:41 UTC on Tuesday, March 6, 2007, located in Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 50 km NNE of Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia, at a depth of 30 km.

Location 0.536S, 100.498E


A strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred at 05:49:28 UTC on Tuesday, March 6, 2007, located in Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 50 km NNE of Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia, at a depth of 30 km.

Location 0.526S, 100.531E

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A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred at 11:16:42 UTC on Thursday, July 27, 2006, in the Nias region, Indonesia, 180 km West of Sibolga, Sumatra.
It occurred at a depth of 30 km.

Location 1.758N, 97.168E

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A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred at 20:36:46 UTC on Wednesday, April 19, 2006, located off the west coast of Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, 390 km SW of Banda Aceh.
It occurred at a depth of 10 km.

Location 2.722N, 93.133E

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A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred at 15:05:39 (UTC) on Tuesday, October 11, 2005 in Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, 80 km South-SouthWest of Banda Aceh.

Location 4.796°N, 95.088°E

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