An earthquake with a suspected magnitude of 8.2 hit before the Indonesian coast today. Scientists fear that this quake might trigger a tsunami like on December 26.
The epicentre is located approx. 200 kilometers west from Sibolga, Sumatra Island at a depth of 30km. The quake lasted for several minutes.
The earthquake occurred approx. 1.5 hours ago and specialists say that it can take about 3 hours before a tsunami might hit the land.
More details and updates at CNN
Indonesian coast hit by huge earthquake - fear for Tsunami
Posted on Monday, Mar 28 2005 @ 19:40 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck