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Sumatra earthquake 2005

A devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra on 28 March 2005 causing widespread panic across the region that was devestated by tsunami 4 months earlier. Approximately 1300 people were killed by the earthquake, mostly on the island of Nias but the subsequent tsunami was relatively minor.

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A devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra on 28 March 2005 causing widespread panic across the region that was devestated by tsunami 4 months earlier. Approximately 1300 people were killed by the earthquake, mostly on the island of Nias but the subsequent tsunami was relatively minor.