Sumatra Earthquake

Earlier today an earthquake was recorded off the coast of Sumatra. It was registered as a 7.5 on the Richter scale. A tsunami warning has been issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. The area within 62 miles of the epicenter is expected to be affected, but no serious destruction is anticipated. The epicenter was located 159 miles south of Padang and is estimated to have been 20.5 miles deep.

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