Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits near Banda Aceh, Indonesia

December 7, 2016 00:36

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 struck 130 km (80 miles) southeast of Banda Aceh in northern Sumatra, Indonesia, the United States Geological Survey said.

The quake struck at a depth of 33 km (21 miles)at 2203 GMT, the USGS said.

No tsunami warning for Indonesia was immediately issued.

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