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6.6-magnitude quake hits Indonesia's Sumatra

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake hit off the west coast of Indonesia's Sumatra island on Wednesday, seismologists said, sending terrified residents fleeing from homes and buildings.

The quake struck around

6.1-quake strikes off Indonesia's Sumatra: USGS

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's Sumatra island on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued.

The quake struck at 5:14 am (2314 GMT Friday) at

Five killed in Indonesian quakes


Five people were killed and four injured in Aceh province on Wednesday after two massive quakes struck off Indonesia, officials said on Thursday.

"Five people were killed, one in Banda Aceh, three in

Indian Ocean on tsunami watch after Sumatra quake: US centre

Indonesia has issued a tsunami warning after a quake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.9 hit waters off westernmost Aceh province.

The US Geological Survey said on Wednesday the quake was centre

Strong tremors felt across Chennai

Strong tremors were felt across different parts of the city on Wednesday afternoon following a 8.9 quake
that hit waters off westernmost Aceh province in Indonesia.

The US Geological Survey said o

India issues tsunami warning for Andaman and Nicobars

India on Wednesday issued a tsunami warning for the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, located in the Indian Ocean, after a massive earthquake off the coast of Sumatra.

The Indian National Centre for Ocean

Earthquake in Arabian Sea

An earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale was recorded in the Arabia Sea, 155 km away from Mumbai, the Met office here said.

"The shock registered was at 18.6 degree latitude and 71.3 de

Tremors felt in several cities across South India

Tremors were felt in Chennai, Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram and several other cities across South India following the 8.7 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia.

Areas near Marina Beach Road in Chennai ha

Tremor in Kolkata, buildings develop cracks

Kolkata and its neighbourhood were rocked by a mild tremor due to a high intensity earthquake off the coast of Sumatra on Wednesday.

Southeast Asian nations on tsunami alert after Indonesia quake

Southeast Asian nations issued tsunami alerts and urged people to move to safety away from coastlines after a massive 8.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia's Sumatra on Wednesday.

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