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Powerful earthquake rocks Indonesian island, tsunami warning issued

A powerful earthquake has rocked central Sulawesi in Indonesia and authorities have issued a tsunami warning.

world Updated: Sep 28, 2018 16:19 IST
Associated Press
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Associated Press, Jakarta
The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.5 quake was centered at a depth of 6 miles (10 kilometers) about 35 miles (56 kilometers) northeast of the town of Donggala.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.5 quake was centered at a depth of 6 miles (10 kilometers) about 35 miles (56 kilometers) northeast of the town of Donggala.(Representative Image/File Photo)
         

A powerful earthquake has rocked central Sulawesi in Indonesia and authorities have issued a tsunami warning.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.5 quake was centered at a depth of 6 miles (10 kilometers) about 35 miles (56 kilometers) northeast of the town of Donggala.

Earlier Friday, the same area was hit by a magnitude 6.1 earthquake that killed one person, injured 10 and damaged dozens of houses.

First Published: Sep 28, 2018 16:11 IST