Earthquake in Indonesia caused a severe panic

Indonesia is still reeling from the earthquake

In brief: Earthquake in Indonesia in 2010 was the most powerful in Asia.

On Sunday, May 9, Indonesia experienced a strong earthquake of magnitude 7.4. The epicenter of the earthquake was located 220 kilometers south-east of Banda Aceh, located on the island of Sumatra. Immediately after the earthquake Indonesia meteorologists reported threat of a tsunami announced.

However, a few hours anxiety caused by this message, was declared false. Police Chief West Aceh Joko Widodo said in an interview with Reuters, that the tremors caused panic among local residents: many of them fled their homes in fear and ran into the street. Data on the victims of the earthquake yet.

Anrey Torbinski
2010-05-09 11:30, Society.

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