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Strong 6.4 earthquake hits Indonesia's Sumatra: USGS

AFP  |  Jakarta 

A strong 6.4 earthquake hit off the Indonesian island Sumatra toady but there was no tsunami risk, seismologists said as panicked residents fled their homes.

The quake hit at a depth of 35 kilometres at 10:08 AM (0308 GMT) 73 kilometres west of Bengkulu, according to the United States Geological Survey.

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First Published: Sun, August 13 2017. 09:32 IST