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Strong 6.4 earthquake hits Indonesia's Sumatra: USGS
Jakarta, Aug 13, 2017 (AFP) - 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 35 kilometres (22 miles) at 10:08 am (0308 GMT) 73 kilometres west of Bengkulu, according to the United States Geological Survey.
"The earthquake was quite strong and shallow, it was felt all the way to Padang, ...