Strong 6.4 earthquake hits Indonesia's Sumatra

 13 Aug 2017 - 6:50

Strong 6.4 earthquake hits Indonesia's Sumatra

AFP

Jakarta: A strong 6.4 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 35 kilometres (22 miles) at 10:08 am (0308 GMT) 73 kilometres west of Bengkulu, according to the United States Geological Survey.