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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes near Sumatra in Indonesia: USGS

An initial USGS reading had put the quake at a depth of 38 km.

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes near Sumatra in Indonesia: USGS

JAKARTA: A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck off Sumatra island in Indonesia at a depth of 10 km on Saturday afternoon, the US Geological Survey said.

Indonesia`s National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said there were no immediate reports of damage and that there was no potential for tsunami.

An initial USGS reading had put the quake at a depth of 38 km.