5 killed, 4 injured after quakes hit Indonesia

Five people have been dead, four others injured, and one bridge collapsed in Aceh province after the Wednesday's quake rocked the province in northern tip of Sumatra island and its surrounding areas.

Indonesia better prepared in facing earthquake, tsunami

Most people in Indonesia's earthquake and tsunami-prone areas are in better preparation at anticipating earthquake and tsunami, supported by rising awareness, active socialization by authorities and more advanced technology.


When:16:39(GMT), April 11, 2012

Epicenter:20 miles beneath the ocean floor about 270 miles from Aceh's provincial capital.


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