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Duration 2006/12/18 An earthquake has struck Indonesias Sumatra island, killing at least seven people and wounding around 100 others. Country or District Indonesia Name Earthquake
Headline(Source, Date) Personal Injury Material Damage Others
- Reueters News 2006/12/18
Three moderate earthquakes struck Indonesia's Sumatra island on Monday, killing four people in one area including a child and triggering landslides, officials said.
- BBC NEWS 2006/12/18
Hundreds of homes were also reported to have been destroyed when the 5.7 magnitude quake hit just before dawn.
Geographycal Data Information
- Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System 2006/12/18
On 12/17/2006 9:39:01 PM UTC an earthquake of magnitude 5.8 has struck the highly populated region of Northern Sumatra, in Indonesia.
- USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
Northern Sumatora, Indonesia
Emergency Relief Information
Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center