Tsunami alerts across countries after Indonesia quake (April 11th)
2012-04-11 0:00

From: FirstPost.com

Even as the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre sounded a tsunami alert in 28 places across the world after a massive earthquake rocked Indonesia earlier today, individual countries have come out with their own alerts on it and in some cases advised evacuation.

In India, the Tsunami centre in Hyderabad has issued a notice for the evacuation of its beaches and train services on the Kolkata metro have been stopped. The earthquake which was centred 33 kilometres beneath the ocean floor off Banda Aceh, measured 8.9 on the Richter scale and was felt off the west coast of northern Sumatra in Indonesia Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said earlier on Wednesday.

According to a PTI news report, Kolkata and its neighbouring areas were rocked by mild tremors due to the high intensity earthquake off the coast of Sumatra today and some buildings on Park street in the metropolis reportedly developed cracks.

Tremors were also felt in North 24 Parganas adjoining Kolkata and in the north Bengal town of Siliguri, officials told PTI. The Kolkata Metro Rail services in the city were suspended from 2:42 pm and passengers were asked to vacate stations.

Meanwhile, Chennaiís port has been shut due to a tsunami watch issued for the whole Indian Ocean, two port authority officials told Reuters.

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