At least 41 people died and hundreds were injured after a strong earthquake struck off Aceh Province on Indonesia’s Sumatra island. Indonesian search and rescue teams are using earth movers to clear rubble and reach what authorities believe are dozens of victims trapped underneath. The United States Geological Survey said the quake struck just after 5 a.m. Local time, at a depth of 17 km, on Aceh’s northeastern coast. No tsunami warning has been issued. According to the disaster management agency, at least five aftershocks were felt in the hours after the initial quake. The region suffered massive destruction in 2004 when a 9.2 magnitude quake triggered a tsunami that wiped out entire communities in Indonesia and other countries around the Indian Ocean. Indonesia was the hardest hit, with more than 120,000 people killed in Aceh alone.

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