Earthquake in Indonesia

On 9/30/2009 10:16:11 AM UTC an earthquake of magnitude 7.9 and depth 87km has struck an highly populated area in the Sumatera Barat Province (population: 4.3 million) in Indonesia. GDACS estimates the likelihood for need of international humanitarian intervention to be high (Red alert). It is likely that a tsunami was generated. The maximum tsunami wave height near the coast of Indonesia, Padang will be 3.9m

Source: http://www.glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glide=18914&record=2&last=4473

Source: http://www.gdacs.org/reports.asp?eventType=EQ&ID=66497&system=asgard&location=IDN&alertlevel=Red&glide_no=&TsID=1625&datetime=20090930&groupid=66497

Disaster Information
Region: 
Indonesia, Sumatra
Occurance Date: 
30/09/2009