Earthquake in India ,Chennai,Bangalore ,Indonesia Tsunami Alert.

Tremors have been felt in India.(In the eastern coast)

In Bangalore I felt it around 2.10 pm.

Reports have come from Calcutta and Gwahati as well.

An aftershock of an earthquake at 3.9  Richter was recorded 155 miles off Mumbai in the Arabian Sea.

Chennai Port and Calcutta Metro Rail have been shut down

There are also reports of Tremors in Chennai and people had rushed out of their Homes to the streets.

Southern cities of Tamil Nadu have also felt the earthquake.

They include Madurai,Cuddalore.

Reports are coming in from other areas of Tamil Nadu as well.

As of now, the raw information is that an earthquake measuring 8.9 on the Richter Scale  struck Indonesia(off the Northern area of Sumatra)

As a precautionary measure, Anadaman and Nicobar are is being evacuated  to avoid being hit by Tsunami.

Tsunami Alert has been issued for 28 Countries around the World.

This includes India,Sri Lanka,Indonesia,Australia.

The Tsunami alert includes all the RIM countries.

It is also reported that the Earthquake was shallow, thereby increasing the chances of a Tsunami.


Follow the Link for real-time warnings.


Author: ramanan50

Retired Senior Management Professional. Lectures on Indian Philosophy,Hinduism, Comparative Religions. Researching Philosophy, Religion. Free lance Writer.Blogger

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