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Natural disaster of magnitude 6.5 hits Indonesia's Sumatra; tremors felt in Singapore

Natural disaster of magnitude 6.5 hits Indonesia's Sumatra; tremors felt in Singapore

An natural disaster measuring 6.4 in magnitude struck Indonesia's Sumatra on Sunday, according to the United States Geological Survey.

According to local media reports, the quake struck at a depth of about 36 kilometres at a distance of about 73 km west of Bengkulu. However, there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

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It has been reported that the quake could be felt in Singapore - some 400 miles away. It forced her to flee her house along with her family members. "I was carrying my seven-month old granddaughter and I had to run, all the neighbours also ran outside their homes", Hasnah said. It was even felt in Singapore, nearly 600 km from the epicentre.

A strong quake struck Sunday off the coast of southern Sumatra in Indonesia, causing panicked residents to run from their homes but no major damage.

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In 2004, a powerful Indian Ocean quake set off a tsunami that killed more than 230,000 people in a dozen countries, majority in Indonesia's Aceh province in northern Sumatra.

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