Moderate earthquake hits Indonesia

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Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Location of the earthquake in Indonesia.

A moderate earthquake hit Indonesia at 15:05:39 (UTC). The magnitude 6.0 quake did not create a tsumani. The epicenter was in the Northern Sumatra region, 80 km. SSW of Banda Aceh. There is no word on damage or casulties yet.

Sources

  • U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center

World Data Center for Seismology, Denver. "Preliminary Earthquake Report" —  October 11, 2005

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