Earthquake in Indonesia has created a powerful tsunami threat

The earthquake was too powerful for Indonesia.

In brief: Earthquake in Indonesia caused panic and keeps at bay the whole country.

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.

Declared a threat of a tsunami. No casualties or damage were reported. Previous earthquakes have occurred near Sumatra in the night of 6 th to the 7th of April. The incident caused panic among the local population, many rushed to leave the coastal areas. In some cities, then cut off the electricity, but the mobile communications work. The earthquake occurred 60 kilometers from the town of Sinabang in Aceh, its hypocenter was at a depth of 46 kilometers. As a result of the April earthquake victims, as well as the destruction was not.

It is in this region in December 2004 there was one of the most powerful earthquakes in recent history. Earthquakes have caused a devastating tsunami. Then killed more than 220,000 residents of South-East Asia.

Anrey Torbinski
2010-05-09 11:51, Society.

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