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Indonesia Issues Tsunami Warning After 7.4-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes The Country

However, this was not the first time that due to the earthquake a tsunami warning has been issued. In 2004 following the earthquake 9.1 magnitude tsunami warning was also issued.

Indonesia Issues Tsunami Warning After 7.4-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes The Country

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  14 Dec 2021 8:17 AM GMT

New Delhi: Indonesia on Tuesday issued a Tsunami warning after a powerful 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck the country.

According to the authorities, from the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency the earthquake is capable of triggering Tsunami waves.

The quake struck at 0320 GMT in the Flores Sea, about 112 km (70 miles) northwest of the town of Larantuka, in the eastern part of Flores island, at a depth of 12 km.

Notably, the warnings were issued for the areas of Maluku, East Nusa Tenggara, West Nusa Tenggara and Southeast and South Sulawesi.

However, this was not the first time that due to the earthquake a tsunami warning has been issued. In 2004 following the earthquake 9.1 magnitude tsunami warning was also issued.

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