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Earthquake of magnitude 6 strikes Nias region in western Indonesia

/ 11:31 AM April 20, 2021

An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck in the Nias region in western Indonesia, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said on Tuesday.

EMSC said the quake was at a depth of 10 km, after reporting a depth of 2 km earlier with 5.9 magnitude.

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The earthquake was 325 km southwest of the city of Padangsidempuan in North Sumatra, EMSC said.

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