Another massive earthquake
has hit Sumatra.
According to TV news, and confirmed on various earthquake watch sites
, an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 hit an hour ago. Its epicentre was recorded at the following distances:
15 km (10 miles) SW of Bengkulu, Sumatra
300 km (185 miles) SSW of Jambi, Sumatra
300 km (185 miles) WSW of Palembang, Sumatra
565 km (350 miles) WNW of Jakarta, Java
A tsunami warning has been issued
for the Indian Ocean, although none has been sighted.
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