Moderate earthquake hits Indonesia

Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Location of the earthquake in Indonesia.

A moderate earthquake hit Indonesia at 15:05:39 (UTC). The magnitude 6.0 quake did not create a tsumani. The epicenter was in the Northern Sumatra region, 80 km. SSW of Banda Aceh. There is no word on damage or casulties yet.


  • U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center World Data Center for Seismology, Denver. "Preliminary Earthquake Report" —  October 11, 2005