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Powerful earthquake hits Western Indonesia, no tsunami alert

Mar 03, 2015    

A powerful 6.4-magnitude undersea earthquake struck western Indonesia on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami alert and no immediate reports of casualties or damage.The quake hit at a depth of 37 kilometres (23 miles) at 5:37 pm (1037 GMT) close to Pulau Siberut, part of the Mentawai Islands, off the west coast of vast Sumatra island, said the USGS.An official from Indonesia's meteorological, geophysics and climatology agency Benny, who like many Indonesians goes by one name, said that there was no potential for a tsunami.The quake was felt in several cities in West...

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