5.7-magnitude quake strikes off western Indonesia

  03 May 2021    Read: 469
5.7-magnitude quake strikes off western Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's western province of West Sumatra early Monday, the meteorology and geophysics agency said here, AzVision.az reports citing Xinhua.

The quake rocked at 0: 46 a.m. Jakarta time Monday (1746 GMT Sunday) with the epicenter at 35 km southeast Tuapejat village of Mentawai islands district and the depth at 29 km under the seabed.

The agency did not issue a tsunami alert as the quake was not potential for a tsunami.


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