New Delhi, Aug. 2: There is no tsunami threat to India following the high-intensity earthquake that hit Indonesia on Friday evening, said an official of the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS).
According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), a 6.9-magnitude quake hit southwest of Sumatara, Indonesia, at 5.30 pm (IST).
“We had issued a tsunami alert after the earthquake. We have now issued an advisory that there is no tsunami threat to India due to the earthquake,” said S S C Shenoi, the director of the Hyderabad-based INCOIS.
NCS and INCOIS fall under the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES). Agencies
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