6.0-magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia
July 6, 2013 -- Updated 0701 GMT (1501 HKT)
A quake strikes Indonesia Saturday just days after an earthquake in Aceh province. File photo of villagers after the July 2 temblor.
- NEW: The USGS revises down the number
- NEW: No tsunami alert is issued
- The nation is still recovering from a 6.1-magnitude quake that killed 35 people
(CNN) -- A 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia on Saturday, days after a temblor left dozens dead in the nation.
The quake struck off the island of Sumatra, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It had earlier stated it was a 6.4-magnitude quake, but revised the number.
No tsunami alert was issued, officials said.
Indonesia is still recovering from a 6.1-magnitude quake that killed 35 people and injured 275 others three days ago, the national disaster agency reported.
In the last earthquake, the death and destruction were mainly in the province of Aceh on the island of Sumatra.
Indonesia is on the Ring of Fire, an arc of fault lines circling the Pacific Basin that is prone to frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
In 2004, a 9.1-magnitude underwater earthquake off the coast of Sumatra triggered a tsunami that killed more than 200,000 people in 14 countries. The majority of the deaths were in Indonesia, with Aceh bearing the brunt.
Part of complete coverage on
December 4, 2013 -- Updated 1338 GMT (2138 HKT)
Bolshoi Ballet artistic director Sergei Filin says no jail term for his attackers can give him back what he has lost: His eyesight.
December 4, 2013 -- Updated 1953 GMT (0353 HKT)
Michael Morton spent a quarter of a century in jail for killing his wife -- a crime he didn't commit.
December 4, 2013 -- Updated 1535 GMT (2335 HKT)
A fire that engulfed Paul Walker's Porsche did not erupt until a minute after the car crashed.
December 4, 2013 -- Updated 1236 GMT (2036 HKT)
When you've stood at the edge of space, regular life is always going to be a bit of a comedown.
Tensions between China and Japan are at their worst in half a century, the former top U.S. State Department official for East Asia told CNN's Amanpour.
Whatever business is generated in the West Bank seems to be derailed by the stalemate in peace talks and sporadic violence.
December 4, 2013 -- Updated 1048 GMT (1848 HKT)
How did an ex-mining town in northern France become an art haven?
December 4, 2013 -- Updated 1207 GMT (2007 HKT)
These photographic nuptials will either inspire, or mock, your own.
CNN's Amanda Davies gives her impression of the German Formula One racing driver and world champion.
December 3, 2013 -- Updated 1643 GMT (0043 HKT)
Heather Abbott is walking in four-inch heels seven months after losing her left leg in the Boston marathon bombing.
December 4, 2013 -- Updated 1208 GMT (2008 HKT)
Taking pot shots at Amazon's delivery drone ... CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on tickling the drone's funny bone.
Today's five most popular stories