A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the island of Sumatra, Indonesia today, “prompting a brief tsunami warning and sending residents rushing for higher ground.” On the plus side, there were no reports of serious damage. Continue reading for a news segment.

The quake struck at 5:15 a.m. and was centered 125 miles northwest of Sibolga in Sumatra at a depth of 28.6 miles, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The Indonesian Meteorology and Geophysics Agency issued a tsunami warning after the quake.

[via Washingtonpost]

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