Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Indonesia Earthquake (magnitude 7.6) - John Seach

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake hit 30 km offshore from Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia today (30th September 2009) at 5:16 pm local time. Active volcanoes close to the earthquake epicentre include Talang, Tandikat, Marapi, Kerinci, and Sorik Marapi. Talang volcano erupted after the Great 2004 earthquake. A significant tsunami was not generated with a wave height of 0.27 m measured at Padang.
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