Update 1. We’re seeing multiple reports that the tsunami warning has been lifted for Sumatra and Indonesia but nothing yet on the extent of any damage from the quake itself:

Original post:

Breaking news out of the South Pacific where a major earthquake has struck off of the western coast of Sumatra, triggering a Tsunami warning for Indonesia and other coastal area throughout the Pacific:

The epicenter looks to the west of the devastating 9.1 earthquake that struck the region in 2004:


Editor’s note: This post has been updated and the title changed to reflect new information.



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