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Strongest quake in forty years rocks Asia

An earthquake measuring 9 on the Richter scale struck off the coast of Sumatra at 8 AM local time today. Coastal areas in Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, The Maldives Islands, and Bangladesh have been hit by tsunamis ranging up to 30 feet in height. 6,300 people are known dead at this time, but the numbers are expected to rise...

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