Статьи, помеченные тэгом ‘Aceh’

Earthquake in Indonesia has created a powerful tsunami threat

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

Indonesia is still reeling from the earthquake and fears of future earthquakes and tsunamis, which may befall the country in the coming days. Seismologists are not yet able to predict developments in Indonesia. Power aftershocks exceeded 7.4 points. The epicenter was located 220 km south-east of Banda Aceh on the island of Sumatra.

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Powerful earthquake in Indonesia: destruction and danger of tsunami

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

Along the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra massive earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale. According to the USGS earthquake’s epicenter was located 225 kilometers south of Sumatra. It was announced warnings of a possible tsunami, but after half an hour the threat had passed. As it turned out, in the nearest settlement to the epicenter of wave height was only 20 centimeters.

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