Tsunami warning as a powerful earthquake with a force of 7 on the Richter scale on the Indonesian island of Sumatra
A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7 on the Richter scale has hit the Indonesian island of Sumatra, said the United States Geological Survey (USGS) today.
The Indonesian geophysical agency issued a tsunami warning after the earthquake, which the USGS said it had hit a depth of 37 miles, about 141 miles from the town of Teluk Betung on the island.
There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
More to come.
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