5.6-magnitude quake strikes off western Indonesia

Published September 15, 2021, 6:34 AM

by Xinhua

JAKARTA — An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 rocked Aceh province in westerns parts of Indonesia early Wednesday, the meteorology and geophysics agency said.

The quake jolted at 3:13 a.m. Jakarta time Wednesday (2013 GMT Tuesday) with the epicenter at 125 km northwest Sinabang town and the shallow at 10 km under the seabed.

The agency did not issue a tsunami warning as the jolts did not potentially trigger giant waves.

 
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