Indonsia says no tsunami alert after Sumatra quake

strong earthquake struck off West Sumatra in Indonesia on Friday, but there was no tsunami alert issued or immediate reports of casualties or damage, officials at the country's quake agency said.


The epicentre of the 6.5 magnitude quake was 165 km (102.5 miles) west of Bengkulu at a depth of 22 km, the U.S. Geological Survey said on its website. (Reuters)