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JAKARTA, Indonesia — A powerful earthquake hit Indonesia on Wednesday, causing buildings to sway in the capital, and authorities issued a tsunami warning.
The earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 7.9, the Indonesian Meteorological Institute said. It said a tsunami alert had been issued.
Originally posted by infinite
another one has just hit
the second quake is about 7 ish.
is that normal?
Originally posted by AllSeeingI
What? You mean there was other Major Earthquakes this morning? Or are we talking about the same event? Could you please clairify. "7ish" Eastern time?
Earthquake rocks eastern Indonesia
10:33, September 11, 2007
An earthquake with magnitude of 5. 7 rocked eastern part of Indonesia on Tuesday, no report of casualty or damages, Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said.
The quake struck at 08:56 Jakarta time (0156GMT) with epicenter at 447 kilometers northeast Ternate of North Maluku province and at 87 kilometers under seabed, an official of the agency said.