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Strong Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesia's Coast

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Strong Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesia's Coast

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Strong Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesia's Coast

Strong Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesia's Coast

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A huge earthquake shook the ocean floor off the coast of Indonesia Wednesday. Early measurements by the U.S. Geological Survey give it a strength of 8.7. Surrounding nations have issued tsunami warnings.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Here's another story we're following: a huge earthquake shook the ocean floor off the coast of Indonesia today. Early measurements by the U.S. Geological Survey give it a strength of 8.7. Surrounding nations have issued tsunami warnings, and we'll bring you more as we learn it here on MORNING EDITION, from NPR News.

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