A tsunami warning was issued on Monday after a powerful 7.7 magnitude struck the Tanimbar region in Indonesia, Reuters reported.
According to preliminary reports, the earthquake struck 60 miles below the earth’s surface.
A tsunami warning was issued for local islands.
Notable quake, preliminary info: M 7.6 – Pulau Pulau Tanimbar, Indonesia https://t.co/kRNGOMDcBV
— USGS Earthquakes (@USGS_Quakes) January 9, 2023
A 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck near Kepulauan Tanimbar, Indonesia at 11:47 AM Central. NO TSUNAMI THREAT AT THIS TIME. pic.twitter.com/nJaB9JEEpg
— Caitlin Harvey (@CaitlinHarveyWX) January 9, 2023
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