Myanmar monitoring tsunami activity as quake hit Indonesia

Nay Pyi Taw: Myanmar's Earthquake Committee on Thursday has continued monitoring a possible tsunami wave in its coastal areas after Indonesia was hit by a 7.9-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday. Myanmar's Meteorology and Hydrology Department said it is working closely with its Indonesian counterparts and Australia, keeping a constant watch on the situation in order to issue warning timely, Xinhua news agency reported.

Also read: The massive earthquake struck off the Indonesian Island of Sumatra which was once a region devastated by the Indian Ocean quake and tsunami in 2004 that killed a total of killing 230,000 people across 14 affected countries