In the west, Indonesia experienced strong shallow earthquake, which killed nine-year-old girl. The earthquake destroyed several homes and causing panic among the local population. In addition to the lost child has a 15 injured with broken limbs, obtained after the collapse of the walls of buildings. Previously assigned to the magnitude 6.0 earthquake. Tsunami threat to Indonesian shores missing.
Center quake was located to the south-west of Banda Aceh and has a depth of 6 km. The earthquake disrupted the peaceful sleep of the inhabitants of the towns and villages on the northern outskirts of. Sumatra at about 5:22 am. After a few minutes for the main shock was followed by a magnitude 4.7 extra. From fear, many Indonesians have not dared to go back to the house, despite the fact that it was early morning.
Together with 30 residential buildings earthquake destroyed the mosque in Pidie Jaya region of Aceh. Hundreds of people had to be evacuated to temporary shelters. The village Tangse power goes out, when several posts supporting wires, knocked on the apartment buildings. The regional administration is trying to assess the extent of the incident and the damage.