Thursday, October 01, 2009

Indonesia Earthquake (magnitude 6.8) - John Seach

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake occurred 17km SW of the summit of Sumbing volcano, Sumatra, Indonesia, on 1st October 2009. The volcano last erupted in 1730. Other volcanoes near the earthquake epicentre include Hutapanjang and Kunyit. This follows a magnitude 7.6 earthquake which hit Sumatra 200 km northwest yesterday.
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