Yeap, it’s an #earthquake alright… #tsunami #tsunamialert issued for Sunda straits, all the southern coast of Banten and ½ of West Java south coast with coastal areas of Lampung and Bengkulu. Stay safe everyone…. pic.twitter.com/w7QOj8RsHW— Gerry Soejatman (@GerryS) August 2, 2019
SINGAPORE: A strong earthquake struck off Indonesia’s islands of Sumatra and Java on Friday (Aug 2), triggering a tsunami warning.
According to Indonesia’s Meteorology and Climatology Agency BKMG, the 7.4 magnitude quake struck at a shallow depth of about 10km offshore, some 147km from Sumur, southwest of the capital Jakarta.
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A tsunami warning has been issued for the coastal areas of Banten, West Java, Lampung and Bengkulu, the agency added.