An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the west of Sumatra

An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the west of SumatraAn earthquake measuring 5.7 on the use in Indonesia Richter scale that struck Sunday morning off the western coast of Sumatra, is not strong enough to cause a tsunami, told RIA Novosti in the National Department of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) of Indonesia.
Quake epicenter was located 84 kilometers south-east of the city in the province of Mukomuko Benkulu and hearth was located 26 kilometers below the surface of the Indian Ocean.
No casualties or destruction until there are no messages, and the staff NUMKG not belong to the category of strong earthquake.
In Indonesia is the world's most earthquake. In 2004, the west coast of Sumatra, with a major in the world over the past 40 years, a push. 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 West Sumatra province were more than a thousand people, and the most recent of the devastating earthquake in the area was prizoshedshy in October last year. A powerful earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale, with its epicenter 78 kilometers south-west of the South Island PAGE an hour's flight from the west coast of Sumatra caused a local tsunami. Within 15 minutes after the earthquake struck the coast is the archipelago Mentavey 15 meter rolls of water, completely destroying at least six villages, where there is not one house and severely damaged two dozen others. Fortunately for the densely populated west coast of Sumatra, the brunt of the disaster took over the chain of islands Mentavey and to the giant island's tsunami has reached already weakened — its height is no higher than 46 centimeters. However, on the islands themselves Mentavey killed about 500 people.

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