Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Indonesia Earthquake (Mag 7.8) - John Seach

A major earthquake hit northern Sumatra, Indonesia at 05:15 am local time on 7th April 2010. The magnitude 7.8 earthquake had an epicentre 205 km SW of Medan, and 70 km offshore. A local tsunami watch was issued. The closest volcano to the epicentre is Toba, which erupted 72,000 years ago with one of the earth's largest documented eruptions. Other active volcanoes in the region include Sinabung and Sibayak.
Volcanoes of Indonesia...