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Indonesia : Earthquake : 2006/12/18

GLIDE:  EQ-2006-000186-IDN

Duration 2006/12/18
Country or District Indonesia
Name Earthquake
Outline An earthquake has struck Indonesia's Sumatra island, killing at least seven people and wounding around 100 others.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles

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
Magnitude 5.8 Northern Sumatora, Indonesia