Articles tagged "banda aceh"


Series of earthquakes hit Sumatra prompting fears of possible tsunamis, Indonesia

A series of earthquakes has been recorded along the Indonesian island of Sumatra on November 8, 2015 prompting fears of possible tsunamis in the region. The strongest so far measured M6.4 on the Richter scale as registered by the USGS. The first earthquake,...

November 08, 2015


Very strong magnitude 7.3 earthquake near northern Sumatra, Indonesia

Very strong 7.3 earthquake hit Sumatra at  18:37:01 UTC. According to USGS, an epicenter was located 423 km (262 miles) SW of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, 537 km (333 miles) SW of Lhokseumawe, Sumatra and 951 km (590 miles) W of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2.396°N, 93.175°E)

January 10, 2012