Tsunami warning as powerful 7 magnitude earthquake strikes off Indonesian island of Sumatra

Mail Online | 8/2/2019 | Sophie Tanno For Mailonline;Reuters
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A tsunami warning has been issued after a 7-magnitude earthquake struck off the Indonesian coast today.

Tremors were so powerful buildings in the capital Jakarta swayed for a minute while terrified residents fled from their homes.

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The powerful earthquake hit off Indonesia's island of Sumatra, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said today.

Authorities have urged those living near the coast to move to higher ground.

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Residents on Banten coast, Java Island, have been told to 'immediately evacuate to higher ground.'

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