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07/12/2016 Earthquake hits Aceh province

The 2016 Aceh earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Sumatra with an Mw of 6.5 in Aceh province in 2016. The shock was reported to be at a depth of 13 km, categorized as a strong, shallow earthquake. The epicenter was located near the village of Reuleut in Pidie Jaya Regency, 164 km southeast of the province's capital, Banda Aceh.


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