7.1 magnitude quake strikes in eastern Indonesia, tsunami warning issued

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7.1 magnitude quake strikes in eastern Indonesia, tsunami warning issued
July 7, 2019

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JAKARTA (Reuters) - A 7.1 magnitude quake struck off the northeastern coast of Indonesia’s Sulawesi island late on Sunday, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning.

The quake struck out at sea at a depth of 10 kilometers according to Indonesia’s geophysics agency. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) put the magnitude at 6.9. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Reporting by Kanupriya Kapoor; Editing by Alexandra Hudson

 

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