7.9 magnitude earthquake off coast of Sumatra; tsunami warning issued

Indonesia and Australia have issued a tsunami alert after a powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck about 800 km off the coast of Sumatra. The earthquake was felt in the closest city Padang. At this time there are no damages or injuries reported.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers have been warned to move away from the water's edge while the tsunami warning is in effect.

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