Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Indonesia Earthquake, Quake in Northern Sumatra

An Earthquake Hit Indonesia on September 6, 2011 near the city of Medan in Northern Sumatra.

A 6.6 earthquake occurred in Indonesia in the early hours of Tuesday, September 6, 2011.

The September 6, 2011 Northern Sumatra earthquake registered approximately 6.6 in magnitude.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the Sumatra quake was centered around 62 miles southwest of the city of Medan at a depth of about 48 miles.

There were some reports of damage and injuries, including one death. No tsunami alerts have been issued.

Here is the USGS report on the Indonesia Earthquake.

Credit goes to www.nowpublic.com


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