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Slight intensity quake in Sumatra

A moderate intensity quake, measuring 5.1 on Richter scale, shook Sumatra island in Indonesia, Indian weather department said.

india Updated: Jan 27, 2006 10:49 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India

A moderate intensity quake shook southern Sumatra island in Indonesia on Friday, the India Meteorological Department said.

The tremor, measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale, was felt at 05:28 hours, it said.

The epicentre of the quake was 5.4 degrees South latitude and 102.7 degrees East longitude.

First Published: Jan 27, 2006 09:16 IST