August 22nd, 2017

Strong earthquake strikes off Indonesian island of Sumatra


By The Associated Press on August 12, 2017.

JAKARTA, Indonesia – 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 kilometres (21 miles).

It was centred 74 kilometres (46 miles) west of the coastal city of Bengkulu.


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