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Strong Earthquake Hits Indonesia

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake has hit Indonesia, just days after another quake killed dozens.

The U.S. Geological Survey said on July 6 that the quake struck off the island of Sumatra in western Indonesia.

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

Indonesia is still recovering from a 6.1-magnitude earthquake on July 2 that killed at least 30 people and injured nearly 300 others In Aceh Province.

Indonesia is prone to earthquakes.

In 2004, a 9.1-magnitude earthquake off Aceh triggered a tsunami that killed 230,000 in 14 countries.

An official with Indonesia's Meteorology and Geophysics Agency was quoted as saying the July 6 quake did not have the potential to trigger a tsunami.

Based on reporting by AP and CNN