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Duration2010/10/25 The 7.5 magnitude quake hit 78 km west of South Pagai in the Mentawai islands late Monday, 25 October 2010. At least 112 dead, more than 500 missing.
Country or DistrictIndonesia

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  • IRIN 2010/11/26
    On 25 October, the islands were struck by a 3m-high tsunami triggered by a 7.7 magnitude earthquake off the coast of western Sumatra, which left 509 people dead, 21 missing, destroyed 550 houses and damaged another 200, the country\'s National Disaster Management Agency reported.
  • 2010/10/31
    The death toll has gone up to 449 after a massive earthquake struck off Indonesia\'s coast, triggering a tsunami, authorities said 31 October. At least 270 people were injured and ninety-six others are still missing.
  • Jakarta Post 2010/10/30
    The death toll in last Monday\'s tsunami that devastated the Mentawai Islands, West Sumatra, rose to 413 on Friday evening, while 298 others were still missing.

  • 2010/10/29
    The toll climbed to 394 dead and 312 missing four days after a magnitude-7.7 earthquake struck off Indonesia\'s coast, triggering a tsunami, officials said Friday (29 Oct.).
  • Reuters AlertNet 2010/10/27
    Tsunami in Sumatra kills 282, 411 still missing, authorities said on 27 October. 4,000 people had been displaced by the tsunami.
  • 2010/10/26
    At least 112 people were killed and 502 others were missing after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck off Sumatra on Monday and triggered a tsunami, Indonesian officials said Tuesday.
  • BBC news 2010/10/26
    More than 100 people have been killed and many are missing after a tsunami triggered by an earthquake off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.
  • Reuters 2010/10/26
    At least 160 people, mostly women and children, are missing from an Indonesian village that was pounded by an enormous wave after an earthquake off the coast of Sumatra caused a local tsunami, officials said on 26 October.
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