by IDEP (the Indonesian Development of Education and Permaculture)
The West coast of Sumatra is reeling from two consecutive earthquakes that struck over a 48-hour period.
On Wednesday, the first quake measuring 7.6 on a Richter scale, struck at 17:15 local time, 57 km off shore, close to Padang Pariaman in west Sumatra province.
The second quake, measuring 6.8, struck an inland area just 225 km southeast of Padang city.
Click here to see a local film taken at the time the first quake occurred….