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Quakes Shift Whole Island Of Sumatra...
The news is reporting that the whole island of Sumatra is said
to have moved. Sample
The 9.0-magnitude quake struck 6 miles beneath the ocean
and ruptured a 600-mile stretch of fault running north
and south off the coast of Sumatra, in a region where
quakes are sometimes unleashed by a geological
phenomenon called subduction. The quake shoved the entire
island of Sumatra about 100 feet to the southwest.
An incredible event if true. Is there a geologist type in the house
who could maybe cite something from the scientific quarter (as
opposed to news reports)?