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 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.
It is also reported that the Earthquake was shallow, thereby increasing the chances of a Tsunami.
Follow the Link for real-time warnings.
- Tsunami watch issued for Indian Ocean after Indonesia earthquake – Telegraph (johnnyjohnsen.com)
- ABC News: 8.7 quake off Aceh triggers #tsunami alert (tonyserve.wordpress.com)