NEWS: Indonesia rocked by powerful earthquake

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posted on Feb, 5 2004 @ 05:30 PM
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News just in that a powerful earthquake estimated at 6.9 or above has rocked Indonesia, preliminary casualty and damage reports are not yet available but will be shortly
 


This quake comes after a series over the past few months encompassing Iran and other nations, this quake has happened in the worlds largest islamic country with a population of over 300 million mainly muslims.

Details as they come in.

[Edited on 6-2-2004 by Nerdling]




posted on Feb, 5 2004 @ 06:42 PM
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Still no real info yet. A 6.9 is big, but Indonesia has some good quake-proof building codes.
Here's hoping everyone's okay....
Sky News

-B.



posted on Feb, 5 2004 @ 08:11 PM
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i am surprised we aren't hearing about this over here in australia.



posted on Feb, 5 2004 @ 08:12 PM
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hope it happened in a rural area, and not too many casualities. It was a 6.8 btw.

earthquake.usgs.gov...



posted on Feb, 5 2004 @ 08:54 PM
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Lets hope Casualties dont amount on par with the Iran Earthquake.

Deep



posted on Feb, 5 2004 @ 09:58 PM
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so far 8 killed, 65 injured.

ap.tbo.com...



posted on Feb, 6 2004 @ 01:18 AM
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23 dead (including children), more than 600 injured, tolls likely to grow as reports come in from surrounding areas.
The local hospital suffered damage and the airport has been closed because of damage.

Antara
Reuters
OfficialSpin



posted on Feb, 7 2004 @ 06:44 AM
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They have had a second big quake in as many days. This one was 7.1.

www.reuters.com...;jsessionid=SLE5VA10LO2HWCRBAELCFFA?type=worldNews&storyID=4306106





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