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In Indonesia, a growing number of victims of the earthquake

September 13 2007
03:07

In the largest city in Indonesia - Padang - the earthquake destroyed several skyscrapers. Aware of the nine dead, more than a hundred people injured. Tremors were felt also Singapore and Thailand.

The earthquake tsunami formed, but not much - a height of 50 centimeters. However, experts fear that the consequences could be far more serious. Epicenter of the earthquake occurred in Indonesia, located on the southern island of Sumatra. Seismologists have recorded four tremors - from 6 to 8.2 on the Richter scale.

In December of 2004, an earthquake measuring 8.7 points resulted in a huge wave height of 10 meters. She collapsed on Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bangladesh, India and the Maldives. The number of victims has exceeded 300 thousand. Another 150 thousand are still missing, according to Vesti.ru.

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