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Indonesia Issues Tsunami Alert After Quake


Indonesia suffered the brunt of the 2004 tsunami that killed around 230,000 people.

Indonesia has issued a tsunami warning after a powerful earthquake struck off Aceh province.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the 7.3-magnitude quake struck more than 400 kilometers southwest of Banda Aceh, Sumatra.

A giant earthquake off Indonesia in 2004 triggered a tsunami that killed some 230,000 people across the Indian Ocean, half of them in Aceh.

compiled from agency reports
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