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Indonesia Earthquake: Indonesia was shaken by an earthquake of magnitude 7.7, tsunami warning issued

7.7 Earthquake in Indonesia: An earthquake of magnitude 7.7 struck eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, after which a tsunami warning has been issued. The US Geological Survey reported that the quake occurred at 03:20 GMT at a depth of 18.5 kilometers (11 mi) in the Sea of ​​Flores, about 100 kilometers north of the city of Maumere.

Indonesia Earthquake: Indonesia was shaken by an earthquake of magnitude 7.7, tsunami warning issued
Indonesia Earthquake: Indonesia was shaken by an earthquake of magnitude 7.7, tsunami warning issued..

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said, “Dangerous waves are expected near the coast up to 1,000 km (600 miles) from the earthquake center.” The USGS said casualties were low, while recent earthquakes Threats such as tsunamis and landslides have arisen.

Let us tell you that in the year 2004, the most dangerous earthquake occurred in Indonesia. A tsunami also struck during that 9.1-magnitude earthquake near Sumatra and killed more than half a million people in Indonesia. In addition, according to the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ), a 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the northwest coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra in May this year.

At the same time, in the year 2018, a powerful earthquake shook the island of Lombok, after which there were many more tremors in the next few weeks. It killed more than 550 people on Holiday Island and neighboring Sumbawa.

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