6.5 earthquake in Sumatra


25.01.11.Bengkulu. Magnetudoy 6.5 earthquake occurred in Bengkulu province on the Indonesian island of Sumatra on Tuesday at 2:20 am, said the agency Meteorologichekom Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG) Indonesia.

The epicenter was 115 km south-west of Bengkulu at a depth of 10 km.Soobscheny of the damage has not yet been reported. Indonesia is in the area of the Pacific "Ring of Fire", where the convergence of continental plates causes high seismic activity.

Translation: Faktorvremeni

The Jakarta Globe

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