Sumatra

A group of Islands

Facts

A earthquake the hit at 4-11-12. Its caused 227,898 deaths. It damaged up to 300 miles. This earthquake costed less than 1 million dollars in damage. There were only 1065 refugees. It was magnitude 8.6. The plate movement was transform.

The two plates were the Indo-Australian and the Eurasian plate. The way this earthquake was caused was the two of those plate rubbing against each other back and forth.

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