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This earthquake can have a high humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.
Updated: this report is based on update number 4.
- Earthquake magnitude 8.6M and depth 22.9km
- on 11/04/2012 08:38 UTC
- No people within 100km
Known identifiers for this event: usc000905e (neicid)
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About casualties: 47
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Quake sends Indonesians fleeing from parliament
Tue, 17 Apr 2012 21:14:00 +0200
(ChinaPost.com.tw) - A moderate earthquake struck off Indonesia's Sumatra island Tuesday, U.S. seismologists said, sending people running in fear from Aceh province's parliament.
People and organisations:
Indonesia Earthquake: Life in Aceh after Earthquake Hits Island [SLIDESHOW]
Tue, 17 Apr 2012 17:18:00 +0200
A moderate earthquake of 5.1 magnitude struck off the coast of Indonesia's Sumatra island today but there were no reports of damage, the geophysics agency said.
People and organisations: US Geological Survey
Indonesia’s Aceh Province Elects Ex-Rebel as Governor
Tue, 17 Apr 2012 16:45:00 +0200
Banda Aceh. Indonesia’s Aceh province Tuesday elected a former rebel as governor, who vowed to implement a “purer” form of sharia in what is the country’s only region to practice the Islamic law.
People and organisations: Abdul Salam Zaeef
Free Aceh Movement
Estimated casualties (PAGER)
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