Earthquake strikes off Indonesia's Sumatra, no tsunami alert
published : 17 Nov 2020 at 10:20
JAKARTA: A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia's West Sumatra province on Tuesday, Indonesia's meteorological, climatology and geophysical agency said in a tweet on its official account.
The agency said that no tsunami warning had been issued for the earthquake, which occurred more than 100 kilometres from land and at a depth of 10km.
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre downgraded its magnitude for the quake to 5.8 from 6.2 initially.