Padang Earthquake, Sumatra, 2009On 30th September 2009, a magnitude 7.6 earthquake occurred just off the southern coast of Sumatra, Indonesia; the epicenter was 45km from the capital city Padang. Government reports say 1,115 people died, though it is estimated far more perished. The most deaths occurred in the vicinity of Padang Pariaman. These photos of Padang Pariaman were taken one month after the earthquake.
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