JAKARTA. Sept.28 (JDN.id) – Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) issued a tsunami warning on Friday afternoon after a magnitude 7.7 earthquake followed by an approximately two meters (six feet) tsunami hit the area around Sulawesi Island.
The centre of the quake was 27 km Northeast Donggala, Central Sulawesi, at a depth of 10 km, the agency said.
The agency had initially warned of the potential tsunami near Donggala and the western part of Central Sulawesi capital Palu.
Around 5 p.m. Jakarta time, the tsunami warning was lifted.
At least one person died and 10 others were injured, according to Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman of the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB).