Powerful Earthquake hits Indonesia, triggers tsunami warning


Bali, Sep 28 : A powerful earthquake of 7.7 magnitude rocked the coast of Indonesia, triggering a tsunami warning.

The huge 7.7 magnitude quake was recorded near the island of Sulawesi, east of Borneo, the US Geological Survey said.

Earthquakes struck Tibet, Greece,  Philippines and Oklahoma  Friday morning with some major tremors felt in Alaska on Thursday night.Huge tremors struck close to a volcano on the Aleutian island arc.

Earthquakes struck the world on Thursday night and Friday morning with some major tremors touching down in Tibet, Greeece, Alaska, Philippines and Oklahoma.

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit Rutog county in Tibet on Friday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC). No casualty was reported.

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Greece on Sept. 27, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

In Greece, local news website Ekathimerini said that there were no reports of injuries or damage. But the tremor was felt among residents in the city of Kalamata.

The tremors were felt around 5 a.m. and its epicentre was at a depth of 6 km.

A 4.3-magnitude quake on Thursday jolted Myanmar’s Sagaing region, the Meteorology and Hydrology Department said.

The earthquake’s epicentre was 48.3 km northwest of Htamanthi town in the region and 169 km north-northeast of Tamu seismological observatory.

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