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5.4 Magnitude Earthquake Trembles West Aceh, No Potential Tsunami

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BANDA ACEH, NNC - The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) said that 5.4 magnitude earthquake had occur in the waters of West Aceh Disctrict with no potential tsunami.

BMKG Geophysics Station Mata I'e Banda Aceh in Aceh Besar said Tuesday that the quake occurred in sea 74 kilometers southwest of West Aceh at a depth of 25 kilometers.

The epicenter of the earthquake was located at 3.91 degrees North Latitude, 95.76 degrees East Longitude which occurred at 11:26 p.m. (Western Indonesian Time) Monday, Oct 15.