"We did not issue tsunami warning as the quake is not potential for tsunami", he said.
Bengkulu resident Neng Hasnah said the quake felt very strong for a few seconds, forcing her and her family members to flee her house. Power outages were reported in some areas, but no structural damage was reported.
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.
In December 2016, an quake struck Indonesia's western Aceh province killing more than 100 people, injuring many more and leaving tens of thousands homeless.
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Kohl's and Dillard's also reporting second quarter earnings on Thursday experienced a decline in same store sales. MetLife fell 75 cents, or 1.6 percent, to $47.56, while Charles Schwab slid 69 cents, or 1.6 percent, to $41.33.
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Note: U.S crude inventories last week fell by -7.8m barrels, more than expected, but gasoline inventories rose unexpectedly. In Hong Kong, shares ended lower, but developers provided support. "What's happened in North Korea is enough to do that".
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Trump tweeted Friday: "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely". Andersen Air Force Base and Naval Base Guam house an estimated 13,000 military members and their dependents.
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