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Indonesia earthquake: 6.4 magnitude quake jolts Sumatra

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Published:August 13, 2017 9:37 am


kashmir, kashmir firing, kashmir military firing, Shopian army attack, Shopian army men fire, indian express news, india news The quake hit at a depth of 35 kilometres at 10:08 AM (0308 GMT) 73 kilometres west of Bengkulu, news agency AFP reported.

An earthquake measuring 6.4 in magnitude struck Indonesia’s Sumatra on Sunday, according to the United States Geological Survey. Seismologists, however, said there was no risk of tsunami. The quake hit at a depth of 35 kilometres at 10:08 AM (0308 GMT) 73 kilometres west of Bengkulu, news agency AFP reported.

Meanwhile, panicked residents fled their homes. There are no reports of damage or casualties, however.

More details are awaited.

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Indonesia earthquake: 6.4 magnitude quake jolts Sumatra