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Powerful earthquake rocks Indonesian coast

2 August 2019 19:34
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Powerful earthquake rocks Indonesian coast

JAKARTA. KAZINFORM - A magnitude 6.8 earthquake has struck off the island of Sumatra, western Indonesia, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre reported on Friday, TASS reports.

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According to the service, the quake hit at a depth pf 10 km, its epicenter was 261 km from the city of Tangerang with a population of 1.3 million people.

According to Reuters, Indonesian seismologists issued a tsunami warning.

Eaelier, Reuters reported the magnitude 7 earthquake, citing the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

There has been no reports on victims or destruction so far.


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