Monday, February 25, 2008

Earthquake hits Indonesia, tsunami warning issued

ABC News
A 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's Sumatra island, sparking a tsunami alert, the geophysics and meteorology agency says.
The earthquake hit 165 kilometres north-west of Sumatra's Mukomuko at 3:36pm (local time) at a depth of 10 kilometres, the agency said.
The US Geological Survey put the magnitude of the earthquake at 7.1.
The earthquake was felt in tall buildings in the capital Jakarta, where pictures swayed on walls.