YOGYAKARTA - Indonesian media reports that there is damage in several cities in the southern part of Sumatra island after an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.2 hit just off the coast near the city of Bengkulu. Eyewitnesses in Padang and Bengkulu report that some buildings have collapsed during the quake. They also reported that the quake lasted pretty long.
The US Geological Suvey meanwhile reports that there is some movement recorded in tsunami detection buoys, but earlier witnesses in Bengkulu reported that no destructive tsunami has hit the beaches there.
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