Tsunami in Sumatra, Indonesia
Thursday, 28 October 2010
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ADRC for Indonesia National Institute of Aeronautics and Space
Description of the event
A two meter high tsunami struck Mentawai islands off the western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia following a 7.2 magnitude undersea earthquake on 25 October 2010 night.
More than 100 people have been killed and many more are missing after a tsunami triggered by an earthquake.
Request submitted via the Sentinel Asia escalation process