A strong quake with magnitude of 7.0 rocked Bengkulu province of
Sumatra island on Thursday morning, potential for tsunami,
Indonesian Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said in Jakarta.
Tsunami warning has been issued by the agency.
The quake struck at 04:02 Jakarta time (2102 GMT) with the
epicenter at 166 kilometers southwest Lais town of Bengkulu
province and at 10 kilometers under sea bed, an official of the
The quake intensity was felt at 3 to 4 MMI (modified mercally
intensity), a scale that can crack building in Muko-Muko town of
(Xinhua News Agency October 25, 2007)