Quake Rocked Indonesia, But No Tsunami Thankfully

An earthquake of 5.5 on the Richter scale rocked the area near Sumbawa island for a few seconds. Although an initial tsunami warning was issued, it was later retracted. From Reuters:

The quake struck near Sumbawa island at a depth of 19 km (11 miles), Fauzi, head of seismology at Indonesia’s meteorological and geophysics agency, told Reuters.

“We have cancelled the warning. The quake had no tsunami potential,” Sri Woro, the head of the agency, told Reuters.