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Duration2009/09/30 A powerful earthquake (Magnitude 7.6) off the coast of Sumatra island of Indonesia has killed more than 529 people on 30 September 2009.
Country or DistrictIndonesia

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
OCHA ReliefWeb 2009/10/10
Dead: 807
Missing: 241
Severely injured: 891
Slightly injured: 1,365

Severely damaged houses:135,100
Moderately damaged houses: 62,772
Slightly damaged houses: 66,585 

OCHA ReliefWeb 2009/10/08
Dead: 739
Missing: 296
Severely injured: 863
Slightly injured: 1,356

Severely damaged houses:121,679
Moderately damaged houses: 55,206
Slightly damaged houses: 57,510 

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  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2009/10/15
    The Government has revised the official number of dead to 1,117 as this now includes the numbers of missing people that have not been found
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2009/10/10
    Situation Report No. 11
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2009/10/08
    Situation Report No.9
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2009/10/06
    As of 6 October, the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) has confirmed 704 deaths and 295 people are reported missing. More than 100,000 houses are reported to be severely damaged.
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2009/10/05
    As of 5 October, the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) has confirmed 608 deaths, 434 missing, 1,493 injured and 738 displaced persons.
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2009/10/04
    The National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) has confirmed the deaths of 603 people,343 people as missing, 736 people as displaced, 412 as severely injured and 2,039 as slightly injured. It estimates a total number of 179,629 houses as damaged.
  • 2009/10/04
    As many as 4,000 people could be buried under the rubble in the aftermath of the devastating earthquakes in Indonesia, United Nations officials said Saturday.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2009/10/02
    A worker compiling disaster data at the social ministry put the number killed of confirmed deaths at 529.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2009/10/01
    The 7.6 magnitude quake struck the bustling port city of 900,000 people on 30 September 2009, toppling hundreds of buildings. The national disaster agency put the confirmed death toll at 220. Officials said 500 houses had collapsed.
  • The Jakarta Post 2009/10/01
    At least 500 buildings in Padang, the regional capital, collapsed or were badly damaged, said Disaster Management Agency spokesman adding that 200 bodies had been pulled from the rubble there.
  • 2009/10/01
    A major earthquake in Indonesia killed at least 75 people Wednesday, according to a Red Cross disaster report.
  • Reuters Alertnet 2009/09/30
    A powerful earthquake off the coast of Sumatra island of Indonesia has killed 13 people, a health ministry official said on 30 September 2009.
Geographycal Data Information
Emergency Relief Information
Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center
  • USGS 2009/09/30
    Magnitude: 7.6, Depth of epicentter: 80km, Place of epicenter: 45km from Padang, Sumatra Island