Indonesia : Earthquake : 2006/12/18
|Country or District||Indonesia|
|Outline||An earthquake has struck Indonesia's Sumatra island, killing at least seven people and wounding around 100 others.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
Reueters News 2006/12/18
Three moderate earthquakes struck Indonesia's Sumatra island on Monday, killing four people in one area including a child and triggering landslides, officials said.
BBC NEWS 2006/12/18
Hundreds of homes were also reported to have been destroyed when the 5.7 magnitude quake hit just before dawn.
Geographycal Data Information
Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System 2006/12/18
On 12/17/2006 9:39:01 PM UTC an earthquake of magnitude 5.8 has struck the highly populated region of Northern Sumatra, in Indonesia.
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
Magnitude 5.8 Northern Sumatora, Indonesia