An earthquake measuring 5.6 occurred west of Sumatra

An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the use in Indonesia Richter scale occurred on Saturday morning on the west coast of Sumatra, the tsunami is not expected, RIA Novosti reported at the National Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) of Indonesia.
Quake epicenter was located 44 kilometers south-west of the city in the province of Mukomuko Benkulu and hearth-lying just 10 kilometers below the surface of the Indian Ocean.
No casualties or destruction until there are no messages.
In Indonesia is the world's most earthquake. In 2004, at the north-western coast of Sumatra, there was the strongest in 40 years the world's earthquakes. Consequent tsunami claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in 12 countries of the Indian Ocean.
In 2009, the victims of a series of powerful earthquakes in the neighboring provinces of West Sumatra Benkulu were more than a thousand people, and the last of the devastating earthquake in the region occurred in October of last year. A powerful earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale, with its epicenter 78 kilometers south-west of the South Island PAGE cause local tsunamis. Within 15 minutes after the earthquake struck the coast is the archipelago Mentavey 15 meter rolls of water, completely destroying at least six villages and severely damaged two dozen others. Brunt of the disaster took over the chain of islands Mentavey. The islands were killed about 500 people.

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