Sumatera Earthquarke 8,9 SR , Stunami 2012?

aceh sumatera earthquarke 2012
stunami aceh 26 Desember 2004
BMKG Indonesia urged people in Sumatra who feel a strong earthquake to remain alert to the tsunami. Tsunami warning has not been revoked. Sri Woro Harijono B in Jakarta, Wednesday (11/04/2012) head of BMKG, said the tsunami warning issued relating to an earthquake measuring 8.5 on the Richter scale (SR) will be removed about two hours after the quake. The quake was centered at 02.03 north latitude, 92.6 east longitude with a depth of 10 kilometers on Simeulue Island, Aceh.


An earthquake measuring 8.5 on the Richter scale also shook in Singapore on Wednesday night. Channel News Asia received several reports from Singapore who shared in the Sumatra earthquake. Some callers said the quake was felt in Marine Parade, Beach Road, Bukit Panjang, Bendemeer Road, Farrer Road and Whampoa Road.

The quake was also felt the west coast of Malaysia. Channel News Asia reported, in India, the tsunami warning means that shock people so they took to the streets.

The Thai government has asked residents to stay off the coast of the Andaman Coast. While in Sri Lanka, the tsunami warning is sounded throughout the island. Sri Lanka government is also asking residents to leave the beach.

Reported from Indonesia, the BMKG Pekanbaru, said that the current number of analysts in agencies that analyze the impact of the quake was magnitude 8.5 and tsunami warnings are still valid. For nearly 1.5 hours after a magnitude 8.5 earthquake centered on Simeulue, Banda Aceh residents are still gripped by panic. Residents living near the coast continue to flee to a safe location away from the beach and some chanted "stunami, stunami."

As a result of panic, the streets were jammed Banda Aceh. Peunayong Jalan Simpang Lima traffic circle, Ulee Lhue Road towards the center congestion due to residents near the beach access to the city center or away from the beach. However, up to 17.00 hours, the water has not gone up. Also monitor the condition of normal seawater.

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