Massive quake off Indonesia – Tremors felt across Indian East Coast
Published on Apr 11, 2012 2:58 pm IST

Reports are coming in of a massive earthquake off the coast of Indonesia, measuring 8.9 on the Richter scale. The quake has triggered a Tsunami alert across the Indian Ocean and all coastal nations are on high alert. Tremors were felt quite strongly across much of the Indian East Coast. People in Chennai, Bangalore, Vishakhapatnam, Kakinada and other towns have reported tremors.

We will keep you posted about the developments as and when they are available.

Update at 3pm Indian Time : First Tsunami Waves expected to reach Chennai . Here is the bulletin

Update at 5pm Indian Time : Risk of a Tsunami is said to have reduced considerably. However, reports are coming in of fresh tremors across many cities and a new, powerful quake measuring 8.2 off Indonesia once again. Fresh Tsunami warnings may be issued again.

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