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6.1 magnitude quake hits Indonesia's Sumatra

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Jakarta | August 3, 2021 5:45:51 AM IST
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 hit Indonesia's south of Sumatra on Tuesday.

The quake was reported along the Sunda Megathrust or Great Sumatran Fault, a fault line off Sumatra's western coast that separates the Sunda Plate from the Australian Plate, reported Sputnik citing European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

It further reported that the location was 191 kilometers southwest of the city of Sungai Penuh, near the Mentawai Islands in the Indian Ocean, at a depth of 40 kilometers. (ANI)

 
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