Moderate quake strikes off Sumatra, Indonesia

18:20, December 13, 2010      

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An Earthquake with magnitude of 5. 9 struck off Sumatra Island of Indonesia's Lampung province on Monday, but there is no potential for tsunami, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency reported.

The quake jolted at 16:18 p.m. Jakarta time (0818 GMT) with epicenter at 158 km southwest of Krui of Lampung and with the depth at 25 km under the seabed, an official of the agency said.

The USGS reported on its website that the quake was at 5.8 magnitude.

Source: Xinhua
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