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Tsunami warning after 8.7 magnitude earthquake hit Northern Sumatra, Indonesia

According to USGS, the earthquake's depth was of 33 km (20.5 miles), neat the coast of Northern Sumatra.

Reuters reports a 8.7 magnitude earthquake has strike the coast of Indonesia on Wednesday morning (02:38:38 PM - Local Time at Epicenter). At the same time Indian Ocean-wide tsunami watch is in effect.


According to USGS, the earthquake's depth was of 33 km (20.5 miles), neat the coast of Northern Sumatra.


Distances:

  • 434 km (269 miles) SW of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia
  • 550 km (341 miles) SW of Lhokseumawe, Sumatra, Indonesia
  • 963 km (598 miles) W of KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia
  • 1797 km (1116 miles) WNW of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia

Further details coming soon.

Tsunami warning after 8.7 magnitude earthquake hit Northern Sumatra, Indonesia

 
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