Saturday’s magnitude 6.2 quake was centered 40 kilometers (24.8 miles) south-southwest of Meulaboh, a coastal town in Aceh province at a depth of 49 kilometers (30.4 miles) , said the US Geological Survey.
The Indonesian Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency measured the earthquake at a magnitude of 6.4. Variations in the opening bars are common.
Indonesia is a seismically active archipelago of 270 million people that is frequently hit by disasters such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis.
In February, a magnitude 6.2 earthquake killed at least 25 people and injured more than 460 in West Sumatra province. In January 2021, a magnitude 6.2 earthquake killed more than 100 people and injured nearly 6,500 in West Sulawesi province.