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Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after earthquake

Saturday, 29 April 2017

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s meteorology and geophysics agency terminated a warning for tsunami in the province of North Sulawesi in central parts of the country after a 6.8-magnitude quake, an official of the agency said.

“We have lifted the tsunami warning,” Iwan Kurniawan, an official of the agency told.

The quake struck at 3.23am Jakarta time with the epicentre 246 km northwest of Sangihe Island and the depth at 48km, Kurniawan said. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman of the national disaster management agency, said no initial report of damage and casualty has so far been reached in the province of North Sulawesi.

Source by: Internet

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