Earthquake of magnitude 6 strikes Nias region in western Indonesia – EMSC

April 19, 2021 8:31 PM EDT

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(Reuters) -An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck in the Nias region in western Indonesia, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said on Tuesday.

EMSC said the quake was at a depth of 10 km, after reporting a depth of 2 km earlier with 5.9 magnitude.

The earthquake was 325 km southwest of the city of Padangsidempuan in North Sumatra, EMSC said.

(Reporting by Maria Ponnezhath in Bengaluru; Editing by Christopher Cushing and Kim Coghill)



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