An natural disaster measuring 6.6 Richter scale jolted Bengkulu province in western parts of Indonesia on Sunday, Muhammad Tizam, official in charge of meteorology and geophysics agency told Xinhua by phone. "I was carrying my seven-month old granddaughter and I had to run, all the neighbours also ran outside their homes", Hasnah told AFP. It was even felt in Singapore, nearly 600 km from the epicentre.
The world's largest archipelago, Indonesia is prone to earthquakes because of to its location on the Pacific "Ring of Fire", an arc of volcanoes and fault lines in the Pacific Basin.
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