5.9-magnitude shallow-depth quake hits off Sumatra, Indonesia: USGS

09:05, May 30, 2011      

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An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia at 1824 GMT on Sunday (02:24 Beijing Time Monday), the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 9.50 km, was initially determined to be at 7.7506 degrees south latitude and 101.7467 degrees east longitude.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
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