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Earthquake hits Sumatra Islands in Indonesia, magnitude 6.0

Saturday, 5 July 2014 - 4:26pm IST | Agency: Reuters

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's Sumatra island on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey said.

The USGS said the quake occurred at 0939 GMT, with the epicentre 125 miles (200 km) southwest of the town of Sibolga.

The depth of the epicentre was recorded at 18.6 miles.

More details are awaited.

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