16 Aug 2009

Large quake in Indonesia - no reports of injuries

9:03 pm on 16 August 2009

A strong earthquake struck off Indonesia's Sumatra island on Sunday but there was no tsunami warning issued.

The country's meteorology agency says there are no reports of damage or injuries.

The quake was a magnitude of 7.0 in the Kepuluan Mentawi area and at a depth of 50.8 km, the US Geological Survey said on its website.