5.9 quake hits Sumatra
- Published: 23 Jun 2012 at 13.48
- Online news:
A 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit the north of Indonesia's Sumatra island on Saturday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties.
Northern Sumatra is prone to frequent seismic and volcanic activity.
The quake struck at 11.34am (0434 GMT), 66 kilometres west-southwest of Kabanjahe at a depth of 97 kilometres, the USGS said.
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