A magnitude 6 earthquake hits the south coast of Sumatra, Indonesia

A magnitude 6 earthquake hits the south coast of Sumatra, in Indonesia

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A magnitude 6 earthquake struck off the island of Sumatra, Indonesia on Tuesday, the United States Seismological Institute (USGS) announced. < /p>

The epicenter of the earthquake, which occurred at 2:30 p.m. GMT, is located nearly 50 km off the coast of South Sumatra province.

More details to come.