According to CNN two powerful earthquakes have been reported in Indonesia with preliminary magnitudes of 7.8 and 8.0 and a Tsunami alert has been issued.
A tsunami watch was immediately issued for the area.
The earthquake, which struck Sumatra, has caused buildings to sway in Indonesia’s capital city, Jakarta, the Associated Press reported.
Yahoo has a news report up now saying that the U.S. Geological Survey has reported ONE quake that measured a magnitude of 7.9 and was centered 9.7 miles underground in the southern Sumatra area.
I will post more information when I get it.