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Watch | Earthquake rattles Indonesia

Dec 07, 2016 18:52 IST
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A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Aceh province early today, killing at least 25 people and causing dozens of buildings to collapse. The US Geological Survey said the shallow 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck at 5:03 a.m. was centered about a town in northern Aceh, at a depth of 17 kilometres. Experts said there was no risk of a tsunami. Indonesia is prone to earthquakes due to its location on the Pacific “Ring of Fire,” an arc of volcanoes and fault lines in the Pacific Basin.