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Indonesia: Earthquake: 2007/09/12 Country Information on DRR

Period 2007/09/12
Country or District Indonesia
Event Type Earthquake
Outline Some powerful earthquake had struck off the western Indonesian island of Sumatra. The tremor had a magnitude of 7.9, according to the Indonesian Meteorological Institute. Dead of 9 people had reported.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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BBC news 2007/09/13
Another powerful earthquake has hit the Indonesian island of Sumatra, a day after the world's strongest tremor so far this year caused extensive damage. At least nine people were killed and many buildings damaged.

OCHA ReliefWeb 2007/09/13
Updates on Indonesia affected by the Indonesia Earthquake

Reuters AlertNet 2007/09/13
Indonesia\'s Sumatra island was pounded by aftershocks on Thursday after the world's most powerful earthquake so far this year killed at least six people and buried many more under buildings.

Reuters AlertNet 2007/09/13
Japan\'s Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami warning for Indonesia, Australia, India and Sri Lanka on Sept.13 after another powerful earthquak rocked the south of Sumatra island.

BBC news 2007/09/12
Powerful quake shakes Indonesia

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OCHA ReliefWeb Location-map 2007/09/12
Indonesia: Earthquake - Location map

USGS Earthquake Hazard Program
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 06:10:24 PM at epicenter Magnitude 7.9 - SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA


GDACS 2007/09/12
On 9/12/2007 11:10:24 AM UTC an earthquake of magnitude 7.9 has struck the unpopulated region of Indonesia in Indonesia.