Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre says there was no major tsunami’s observed except for a mimi wave on the Cocos Tide-gage.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre in a second message said that there was no major tsunami’s observed except for a mimi wave on the Cocos Tide-gage. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre in a second message said that there was no major tsunami’s observed except for a mimi wave on the Cocos Tide-gage. “There has been no major tsunami observed near the epicentre. There was however a small tsunami observed on the Cocos Tide-gage.

It has been about two and half hours since the 8.2 earth quake that struck the northern coast of Indonesia with no receding water levels are reported.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre in an earlier earthquake warning said regional countries could assume the danger has passed if no tsunami waves are observed in the region near the epicentre within three hours of the earthquake.

The centre also warned governments that action should include evacuation of coasts within a thousand kilometres of the epicentre and close monitoring to determine the need for evacuation further away.

Sri Lanka is some 2,165 km away from Sumatra in Indonesia.

Police stations in coastal areas have however been asked to report back to i