7.9 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Indonesia Followed By Tsunami AlertThangaraja Palaniappan (Author) Published Date : Jan 10, 2023 10:54 IST
A tsunami warning has been issued due to a magnitude 7.7 earthquake in Indonesia. Tsunami warning was issued due to the earthquake,
The earthquake was centred on the Indonesian island of Tunis. It is reported that the earthquake was felt at a distance of about 2 km, and the buildings were shaken. As buildings shook, people fled their homes and took shelter on the streets. At the same time, a tsunami warning was issued due to the earthquake, causing fear among the people.
A tsunami warning has been issued for Indonesia after a 7.6-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia, with tremors also felt in northern Australia, including Darwin. The European Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) reported an earthquake in Tanimbar, Indonesia.
EMSC also reported that the quake was at 97 kilometres (60.27 miles) below the Earth's surface. And it was reported that the earthquake struck at 3.17 am local time and was centred in the Banda Sea.