Earthquake jolts Indonesian island of Sumatra, no casualties reported yet

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Jakarta | Published: August 13, 2017 9:25:46 AM

A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of southern Sumatra in Indonesia.

earthquake in sumatra, Indonesian island, tsunami warning, earthquake in Indonesia, US Geological SurveyThe U.S. Geological Survey says the quake had a magnitude of 6.4 and occurred at a depth of 35 kilometers (21 miles).

A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of southern Sumatra in Indonesia. There are no immediate reports of damage or tsunami warning. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake had a magnitude of 6.4 and occurred at a depth of 35 kilometers (21 miles). It was centered 74 kilometers (46 miles) west of the coastal city of Bengkulu.

(Further details awaited)

 

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