Magnitude 7.8 Sumatra earthquake results in loss of life, but minimal damage

March 2, 2016 by  
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Indonesia and Australia have both issued tsunami warnings following a magnitude 7.8 earthquake off the island of Sumatra. Indonesia’s warning has since been lifted and no substantial damage has been reported, although there were an unknown number of casualties. The offshore quake was a shallow one, which tend to be associated with more devastation. The U.S. Geological Survey first reported the quake rated 8.2 before lowering the magnitude three times to settle at 7.8. Read the rest of Magnitude 7.8 Sumatra earthquake results in loss of life, but minimal damage

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Magnitude 7.8 Sumatra earthquake results in loss of life, but minimal damage

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