'6.6-magnitude quake hits Indonesia's Aceh'

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's Aceh province on Sumatra island Saturday, the Indonesian Meteorological and Geophysics Agency said.

india Updated: Jun 23, 2012 10:57 IST
AFP

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's Aceh province on Sumatra island Saturday, the Indonesian Meteorological and Geophysics Agency said.

The quake struck 24 kilometres (15 miles) northwest of Subulussalam town in Aceh at 11:34 am (0434 GMT) at a depth of 103 kilometres, the agency said.

"The quake's epicentre was on land. There are no reports of damage so far," agency official Dedi Sugianto told AFP.

First Published: Jun 23, 2012 10:42 IST