Deadly Earthquake Destroys Hundreds of Buildings in N. Sumatra
Posted by feww on December 7, 2016
EQ kills 120, destroys hundreds of homes, business, mosques in Aceh, Indonesia
Location: 5.281°N, 96.108°E; 19km SE of Sigli, Indonesia
Time: 2016-12-06 @ 22:03:32 UTC
- Pidie Jaya [population ~ 140,000] bore the brunt of the damage.
- Casualties as of posting: 120 dead; more than 400 injured or missing.
- Damage: about 340 homes and businesses as well as 16 mosques have been destroyed.