Strong 6.4 earthquake hits Indonesia’s Sumatra

Strong 6.4 earthquake hits Indonesia’s Sumatra

There was no tsunami risk, seismologists said as panicked residents fled their homes

Jakarta: A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit off the Indonesian island Sumatra on Sunday, but there was no tsunami risk, seismologists said as panicked residents fled their homes.

The quake hit at a depth of 35km at 10.08am, 73 kilometres west of Bengkulu, according to the United States Geological Survey.

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