Thursday, April 12, 2012

Aceh earthquake struck at 3:15 pm Wednesday, potential tsunami

Wednesday, April 11, 2012, Aceh, Indonesia, an earthquake with a strength of 8.5 sr. The quake occurred at 3:15 pm. Tsunami early warning system to signal that a tsunami earthquake potential.

The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km in the Indian Ocean. The quake also felt up to India. Earthquake in Indonesia on the island of Sumatra south coast of Java to Bali. The quake was also felt up in Australia.

Aftershocks of up to 5 times. With small magnitude. However, the largest aftershock occurred at 5 pm, with a magnitude 8.1 sr.

In 2004 Aceh earthquake which had caused the tsunami. Many casualties. The death toll in the thousands of people. The house was destroyed to the ground.

But now the people of Aceh have disaster response. They are prepared for this earthquake. Visible when the earthquake struck, they ran an orderly manner to higher ground. Although the panic of some people.

Hopefully this earthquake does not happen again.