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A powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia

January 5 2009

This morning in Indonesia, an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale. Scientists have identified the epicenter of the seismic shock. According to the Meteorological Service of the country, the epicenter of quake was located in the Indonesian province of Aceh, 349 km north-west of g.Sabang at a depth of 89 km. No casualties or damage is not reported, the agency Xinhua.

It is worth recalling that as a result of an earthquake 7.2 magnitude, occurred on the eve - January 4, 2009. - In the east of Indonesia, killing 4 people, 6 people were hospitalized. Formed as a result of aftershocks tsunami reached the coast of Japan, but there were no fracture detected.

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