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6.6-magnitude quake jolts northern Sumatra, Indonesia

(Xinhua)

09:08, September 06, 2011

BEIJING, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale jolted northern Sumatra, Indonesia at 1:55 a.m. Beijing Time Tuesday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

The epicenter, with a depth of 110 km, was initially determined to be at 3.0 degrees north latitude and 97.9 degrees east longitude.

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