No tsunami threat to Sri Lanka, following the quake which was recorded measuring 6.8-magnitude at the Indonesia

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The National Tsunami Early Warning Centre says that there is no tsunami threat to Sri Lanka, following the quake which was recorded measuring 6.8-magnitude at the Indonesia’s western Bengkulu province. Therefore, the coastal areas of Sri Lanka have been declared safe.

An earthquake measuring 6.8-magnitude rocked Indonesia’s western Bengkulu province on Wednesday, the country’s meteorology and geophysics agency said.

The quake struck at 5:29 a.m. Jakarta time with the epicenter at 78 km southwest of Bangkulu Utara district and a depth of 11 km under the sea bed.

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