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Acehnese people run shortly after a powerfull earthquake hit western coast of Sumatera in Banda Aceh on April 11, 2012. A massive earthquake struck off Indonesia's Sumatra island, US and Indonesian monitors reported, prompting an Indian Ocean-wide tsunami alert. AFP PHOTO / CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN

8.7 quake hits Indonesia, tsunami alert in India

An earthquake of 8.7 magnitude struck off the coast of Indonesia sending residents there and in India dashing out of their homes and offices in fear. A tsunami warning was issued for the whole Indian Ocean.