Wednesday, October 7, 2009

2009 Sumatra earthquakes

About 5 pm on September 30th, a magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck just offshore of the town
of Padang in Sumatra, Indonesia. The quake toppled buildings and started many landslides,
smashing homes and swallowing up entire villages. 1,115 people are known to have died,
an additional 3,000 have been injured.
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