6.6 magnitude quake strikes off Indonesian coast

File photo / Getty Images
File photo / Getty Images

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake has hit off the west coast of Indonesia's Sumatra island.

The quake struck around 7:30am local time (12.30pm NZT), some 300km southwest of Medan, the capital of North Sumatra province, at a depth of 45km, the US Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

- AFP

© Copyright 2015, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf05 at 05 Sep 2015 07:55:41 Processing Time: 695ms