Indonesia earthquake: Powerful 7.3-magnitude undersea tremor triggers tsunami warning

Indonesia earthquake: Powerful 7.3-magnitude undersea tremor triggers tsunami warning

Indonesia earthquake: Powerful 7.3-magnitude undersea tremor triggers tsunami warning

The Independent says An undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.3 has struck off the coast of Indonesia’s Flores Island, and the country’s monitoring agency has issued a tsunami warning.

The US Geological Survey said that the quake occurred at a depth of 18.5km (11.5 miles) under the sea and was located 112km (74 miles) north of the second-largest island town in East Nusa Tenggara province.

The casualties and the damage from the undersea earthquake are not immediately clear.

Hazardous tsunami waves are possible for coasts located within 1,000km (621.37) miles of the epicentre, the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

https://www.independent.co.uk/asia/southeast-asia/indonesia-earthquake-tsunami-warning-today-b1975525.html


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