Quake of 6.2 magnitude strikes off Indonesia's Sumatra: USGS

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Posted: Dec 01, 2013 1:57 AM

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck off the west coast of Indonesia's Sumatra Island on Sunday but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

The epicenter was in the Indian Ocean, 162 miles west of the town of Sibolga, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There was no immediate tsunami warning.

(Reporting by Robert Birsel)