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Sumatra shaken again - nearly 8 points

September 13 2007
05:15

Tonight on the Indonesian island of Sumatra were marked new tremors. Magnitude earthquake estimated at 7.9 on the Richter scale.

See also: The number of earthquake victims in Indonesia increases

The main impact of elements occurred in the south of the island. The epicenter of aftershocks occurred in the 189 km northwest of Bengkulu city and 224 km south-east of the port of Padang, the depth of the hearth quake was only 10 km.

The U.S. Geological Survey announced a warning about the threat of tsunamis in the waters of the island, reports Reuters.

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