JAKARTA, Sept.28 (JDN.id) – Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) said a 1.5-meter-high tsunami occurred on Saturday evening following an earthquake measuring magnitude 7.4 in Central Sulawesi.
The agency revised the scale of the quake from magnitude 7.7 announced earlier. The centre of the quake was 26 km north of Donggala town, at a depth of 10 km.
BMKG has issued a tsunami warning but revoked it after about 40 minutes.
The agency quoted a witnesses saying 6 cm to 1.5-meter tsunami recorded in the coastline of Palu, the capital of Central Sulawesi.
According to the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, the earthquake caused electricity blackout which affected telecommunication network.
It has resulted in the lack of information on casualties.
State air navigation agency AirNav issued a notification on the closure of Mutiara Sis Al Jufri Airport in Palu for 24 hours to Saturday night.