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Six strong aftershocks shook Indonesia in the early hours of the morning, after a massive 7.8-magnitude below-sea earthquake yesterday.
Hundreds of residents in the Sumatran island port of Padang fled to higher ground in panic after the quake, which sparked fears of a tsunami similar to the 2004 tragedy which killed more than 200,000 people.
However, authorities said there were no reports of deaths or major damage to buildings.
The National Meteorological Agency recorded half a dozen aftershocks had been felt overnight, but said they were diminishing in strength and called for calm in the face of "rumours" that another - even more powerful - quake may be on the way.
There is no information on any deaths from a major earthquake that struck off Indonesia, a search and rescue official told Reuters.
It had earlier been reported that some people have been killed but how many was unknown.
But head of operations Heronimus Guru said: "Up until now, there is no information about deaths."
The magnitude of the earthquake in Indonesia has been revised to 7.8 on the Richter scale and 15 miles deep, according to the USGS.
Deaths have been reported following the earthquake that struck off Indonesia's island of Sumatra.
It is not yet clear how many people are dead.
"There are some who have died," said Heronimus Guru, the deputy head of operations at the country's search and rescue agency told Reuters.
A tsunami warning for Sumatra that was issued following a major earthquake off the western part of the island has been lifted, a meterological agency official told Indonesian channel TVRI.