6.6 magnitude earthquake strikes North Sumatra: Tsunami alerts to Sri Lanka?

Shashinka Vidusara
Tsunami alerts to Sri Lanka

A ‘White’ warning has been issued by the National Tsunami Early Warning Center, urging those living near and around the coastal areas to remain vigilant.

The warning was issued following a 6.6 magnitude earthquake in the Indian Ocean off North Sumatra at 10:49 a.m. today (30 Dec.), with a depth of 10km.

Those living near and along the coast around the island have been advised to be attentive regarding future announcements in this regard, while all the latest information in this regard will be publicized through the media to the public as and when it becomes available to the Department of Meteorology.

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