6.2 magnitude quake strikes off western Indonesia

Jakarta: A 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia’s western province of West Sumatra on Friday, but with no potential to trigger a tsunami.

The quake jolted at 8.39 a.m. Jakarta time (0139 GMT), with the epicenter at 17 km northeast of Pasaman Barat district at a depth of 10 km, Xinhua reported citing the meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency.

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