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A strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake occurred at 16:06:57 (UTC) on Friday, March 05, 2010, southwest of the Sumatra region, 165 km West of Bengkulu, at a Depth of 22 km.

Location     4.032°S, 100.806°E

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A colossal earthquake may hit Indonesia's Sumatra island within 30 years, triggering a tsunami and making last month's deadly temblor look tiny by comparison, a geologist has warned.
Kerry Sieh, director of the Earth Observatory of Singapore, said the next big quake would last more than six times as long as the 7.6 magnitude quake which struck western Sumatra on September 30, levelling the city of Padang.

"We expect it will be about a magnitude 8.8, plus or minus say 0.1" - Kerry Sieh.

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A strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred at 01:52:29 (UTC) on Thursday, October 01, 2009, in the southern Sumatra region, 160 km NNW of Bengkulu, at a Depth of 15 km.

Location     2.497°S, 101.540°E

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Yesterday's earthquake struck along the same fault line as the tremor that caused the tsunami five years ago that claimed the lives of 232,000 on Sumatra, across South-East Asia and as far away as the East African coast. The island, ravaged by the Boxing Day tsunami of 2004 and a long-running civil war in the province of Aceh, had only just begun to recover.

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Thousands of people are trapped under rubble and at least 13 are dead after a strong earthquake shook the Indonesian island of Sumatra, officials say.
The epicentre was about 50km off the coast, near the city of Padang. It destroyed buildings and bridges.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre has lifted the tsunami watch it put out.

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A magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred at 08:50:48 (UTC) on Friday, November 28, 2008, in the southern Sumatra region, 125 km  SSW of Bengkulu, Sumatra, Indonesia, at a Depth of 23 km.

Location     4.747°S, 101.744°E


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A magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred at 06:37:43 (UTC) on Friday, August 08, 2008, in the southern Sumatra region, 130 km  West of Bengkulu, Sumatra, Indonesia, at a Depth of 35 km.

Location     3.921°S, 101.085°E

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A magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred at 14:26:50 (UTC) on Monday, May 19, 2008, in the northern Sumatra region, 56 km  NE  from Sibolga, Sumatra, Indonesia, at a Depth of 38 km.

Location     2.000°N, 99.200°E

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A magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred at 14:43:29 (UTC) on Saturday, March 15, 2008, off the west coast of the northern Sumatra region, 305 km  SSW of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia, at a Depth of 35 km.

Location 2.829°N, 94.590°E


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A magnitude 7.1 earthquake occurred at 21:02:51 (UTC) on Wednesday, October 24, 2007, in the southern Sumatra region, 135 km West of Bengkulu, Sumatra, Indonesia, at a Depth of 30 km.

Location 3.909°S, 101.061°E

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