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Wednesday, 25 July 2012 - 16:25
One dead as earthquake strikes off Indonesia
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A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake has struck off the west coast of Sumatra in Indonesia, sending people fleeing from their homes.

One elderly man collapsed and died as he fled his home.

There have been no reports of other casualties or major damage and no tsunami occurred.

Indonesia's islands sit in an area that is regularly hit by earthquakes.

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