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Saturday, 12 August 2017

BREAKING!! Energetic Earth Quake Storms Indonesia(Read Details)

Earthquake

An energetic 6. 4-magnitude earthquake hit off the Indonesian island Sumatra on Sunday yet there was
no tidal wave chance, seismologists said as terrified inhabitants fled their homes.The shake hit at a profundity of 35 kilometers ( 22 miles) at 10:08 am ( 0308 GMT ) 73 kilometers west of Bengkulu , as per the United States Geological Survey.“ The earthquake was quite strong and shallow , it was felt all the way to Padang, West Sumatra , but there was no threat of a tsunami, ” Mochammad Riyadi , an official at Indonesia ’ s meteorology and geophysics agency said.
He said officials were checking if there were any casualties or damage.


Bengkulu resident Neng Hasnah said the quake felt very strong for a few seconds , forcing her and her family members to flee her house.
“ I was carrying my seven -month old granddaughter and I had to run, all the neighbours also ran outside their homes, ” Hasnah said.


Indonesia sits on the Pacific “ Ring of Fire” where tectonic plates collide, causing frequent seismic and volcanic activity .
An earthquake struck Indonesia’ s western Aceh province in December 2016, killing more than 100 people , injuring many more and leaving tens of thousands homeless .

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