8.9 Earthquake hits Indonesia, tremors felt in India

A massive earthquake has hit Indonesia. Tremors also felt in Kolkata and entire South Bengal.

Indonesia’s geophysical agency has reported an earthquake of 8.9 on Richter scale off Aceh, and has issued tsunami warning to 28 countries.

Mild tremors were felt in eastern parts of India, including Kolkata, Guwahati, Chennai, Vizag.

On twitter, people are talking of tremors in Mumbai, Bangalore and Ooty as well. Tsunami warning issued in 28 countries.

It is considered to be the 8th biggest earthquake in 100 years.

A TSUNAMI WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR

 INDONESIA / INDIA / AUSTRALIA / SRI LANKA / MYANMAR / THAILAND /
 MALDIVES / UNITED KINGDOM / MALAYSIA / MAURITIUS / REUNION /
 SEYCHELLES / OMAN / PAKISTAN / SOMALIA / MADAGASCAR / IRAN /
 UAE / YEMEN / COMORES / MOZAMBIQUE / KENYA / TANZANIA /
 CROZET ISLANDS / BANGLADESH / KERGUELEN ISLANDS / SOUTH AFRICA /
 SINGAPORE

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