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Tsunami warnings for Indonesia

Lethonkie Fernando

The US Geological survey broke the news that a powerful magnitude 7 earthquake has hit along the coast of Lombok Island, Indonesia similar to that which had broken a week ago.

The earthquake had occurred at around 06.46 pm local time towards the north of the tropical destination.

The geological agency of the Indonesian Government; BMKG issued warning of the tsunami in their latest tweets.


Sunday’s earthquake is the second to hit the island in a week after a 6.4 magnitude quake left 14 people dead in the area last weekend. However, the Sri Lankan Meteorological Department stated that this earthquake will have no effect to Sri Lanka.

 

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