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6.4 magnitude quake strikes Indonesia

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Jakarta: A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia’s western province of Aceh on Saturday morning, but did not leave casualties or damages, an official said. There is no tsunami warning.

The quake hit at 3.52 am Jakarta time with an epicenter at 45 km southwest of Meulaboh town and at a depth of 22 km under the sea bed, the official said.

The tremors of the quake were felt in several parts of the province but did not cause damage or casualties, including in the hardest-hit areas of Meulaboh town, and the districts of Aceh Selatan (South Aceh) and Nagan Raya of the province, the official at the provincial disaster management Musriadi A said.

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