1 killed in strong Indonesia earthquake


At least one person has been killed after a powerful undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia.

According to the country's disaster agency, the quake was reported off the islands of Sumatra and Java.

It also temporarily displaced more than 1,000 coastal-dwellers who feared a tsunami.

The 6.8 magnitude earthquake was also felt in the capital Jakarta.  

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