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That outlet protrusion may very well be one of these adapter units plugged into a normal single wide electrical outlet. Here are representative examples of what I am talking about. A center screw typically goes into the original outlet cover screw hole to hold the adapter against the wall. If it is one of these and you do not like the protrusion just ...
From what I can see in the fuzzy pic, someone wanted a double-gang outlet where there was a single-gang box. They apparently didn't want to cut the wall at all. There's probably no concern as far as safety, but pop an outlet tester into it to be sure.
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