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Another quake in Indonesia late Monday

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A major earthquake struck off the west coast of Sumatra, at Nias late Monday, killing hundreds, but no tsunami this time.

Hundreds of people [at least 300 on Indonesian] were feared killed in a massive 8.7 magnitude earthquake.

Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla said between 1,000 and 2,000 people could have been killed in the quake

More information:
CNN: Quake kills at least 300 on Indonesian islandReuters: Hundreds Feared Dead in Indonesia Quake; No Tsunami