Indonesian quake rattles residents but only one hurt and minor damage By Reuters

Indonesian quake rattles residents but only one hurt and minor damage By Reuters
2/2 Indonesian quake rattles residents but only one hurt and minor damage© Reuters. A still image from a social media video shows people on a street after an earthquake in Maumere, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia December 14, 2021. Aris Zigon/via REUTERS 2/2

By Gayatri Suroyo and Agustinus Beo Da Costa

JAKARTA (Reuters) – A powerful 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Tuesday triggering a tsunami warning and sending residents fleeing from their homes but causing only minor damage and injuring one person, authorities said.

The tsunami warning was lifted about two hours after the quake struck at 0320 GMT in the Flores Sea, about 112 km (70 miles) northwest of the town of Larantuka, in the eastern part of Flores island.

“Everyone ran out into the street,” Agustinus Florianus, a resident of Maumere town on Flores, told Reuters. Maumere was badly damaged by a…

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