Quake of magnitude 6.5 strikes off Indonesian island of Sumatra -USGS

by Reuters
Sunday, 13 August 2017 03:20 GMT

SINGAPORE, Aug 13 (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 struck west of Indonesia's island of Sumatra on Sunday, the United States Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage in the quake, which hit at a depth of 67 km (42 miles), at a distance of 81 km (50 miles) west of the city of Bengkulu. (Reporting by Clarence Fernandez; Editing by Kim Coghill)

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