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Published: Saturday July 5, 2014 MYT 6:35:02 PM
Updated: Saturday July 5, 2014 MYT 6:35:56 PM

Quake of magnitude 6.0 off Indonesia's Sumatra island

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's Sumatra island on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey said.

The USGS said the quake occurred at 10.39 a.m. BST, with the epicentre 125 miles (200 km) southwest of the town of Sibolga. The depth of the epicentre was recorded at 18.6 miles.

(Reporting by Ron Popeski; Editing by David Holmes)

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