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Earthquakes in Indonesia

Following a 8.4 magnitude earthquake off the shore of Indonesia was several smaller quakes and seismic tremors. A 10-foot tsunami resulted from the first major quake and mostly went out to sea but wiping out only a dozen houses of a small fishing community according to the Star Tribune
Three days after the first quake, smaller ones ranging from 4.9 to 7.8 magnitude are still shaking the Bengkulu Province. People are sleeping outside in tents because their homes have already been destroyed or because they do not what to be in them if they finally do collapse. It's safer outside, reported the New York Times.
There were 14 casualties and th structural damage was considered not that bad and a need for international aid was not desperately necessary.