Strong earthquake strikes southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia, no tsunami warning issued

Strong earthquake strikes southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia, no tsunami warning issued

Strong, Magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia on Tuesday, 18 August 2020.

Date & time: Tuesday, 18 August 2020 22:29 UTC
Magnitude: 6.8
Depth: 58.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.5°S / 100.98°E  (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bukit Tiga (194 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1015 joules

So far there have been no reports of deaths, injuries or damage. No tsunami warning had been issued as of now.

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