BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) _ Panicked residents of western
Indonesia are fleeing their homes after a strong earthquake jolted
parts of the region.
Officials say there are no reports of damage following the 6.1
magnitude quake that struck off the coast of Sumatra island.
Witnesses say the quake was felt strongly for around 30 seconds
by people in the provincial capital, Banda Aceh
In December 2004, a massive earthquake struck off Sumatra island
and triggered a tsunami that killed more than 230,000 people in a
dozen countries, including 160,000 people in Aceh.