6.3-quake hits off Indonesia's Sumatra: USGS
JAKARTA (AFP) - A 6.3-magnitude quake struck off Indonesia's Sumatra island on Friday, the United States (US) Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
The epicentre of the quake, which struck at 11.51am (12.51pm, Singapore time) at a depth of 25km, was 190km north-west of the town of Bengkulu.
Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency measured the magnitude at 6.1.
"There are no reports of damage so far. The quake happened in the sea close to Mentawai island, but no tsunami warning has been issued," the agency's duty officer, Koko Widyatmoko, told AFP.