Indonesia issues tsunami warning after 7.5 magnitude earthquake hits region

A view of a tsunami warning sign in Ule Lhuee, Banda Aceh, Indonesia, 20 December 2019. EPA/HOTLI SIMANJUNTAK

Indonesia issued a tsunami warning after an earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck its region of East Nusa Tenggara, the meteorological department said.

The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre estimated the magnitude at 7.7, placing it at a depth of 5 km (3.11 miles).

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