Northern Sumatra in western Indonesia felt a strong earthquake on early Tuesday morning. Seismologists said that there is no warning of Tsunami. It was immediately not known about damage and casualty. However, latest report said that there are some destruction and some deaths.
Early report said that a teen boy was killed due to house collapse. A house in Tiga Binanga that is situated approx. 30 km from the epicenter has also been heavily damaged.
The epicenter was located at 59 kilometers north-east Singkil, Aceh and 78 miles Southwest of Kabanjahe, North Sumatra. The 6.7-magnitude earthquake at 12.55 a.m. local time (1755 GMT Monday) was centered on land about 100 kilometers (62 miles) southwest of Medan. The quake was well felt in Medan, Siantar, Langkat, Sibolga, Tana Karo and North Sumatra.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) measured the strength of earthquake and expected that 400,000 have felt it. USGS measured the strength as 6.6 Richter scale.
There are still serious reports from epicenter areas. More damage and deaths are expected.