Breakin News: Tsunami warning = 4/11/2012 -- 8.7 magnitude earthquake Sumatra West Pacific


Indonesia issues tsunami warning after 8.7 earthquake 
Jakarta: Indonesia issued a tsunami warning Wednesday after an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.7 hit waters off westernmost Aceh province. People on Twitter said tremors were felt in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and India. High-rise apartments and offices on Malaysia's west coast shook for at least a minute. 

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii said a tsunami watch was in effect for Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Australia, Myanmar, Thailand, the Maldives and other Indian Ocean islands, Malaysia, Pakistan, Somalia, Oman, Iran, Bangladesh, Kenya, South Africa and Singapore. 

Earthquake and tsunami experts say that the waves are likely to be more than 6 metres high.


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