Powerful 7.3 Earthquake Strikes Indonesia, Same Place As 2004 That Caused Tsunami

A powerful 7.3 earthquake has struck 262 miles south-west of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, near the same areas of a 2004 earthquake that cause the deadly Indonesian Tsunami that killed over 250,000 people.

THe USGS said he had a depth of 18.1 miles deep in the seabed of the Ocean. "The quake was in the sea and a tsunami warning is in force, but so far we have no reports of casualties or damage," Suharjono, the agency's technical chief, told AFP news agency.

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