Global Sea Ice Extent

September 17th Data:

Arctic Sea Ice: 1.2 Million km

Antarctic Sea Ice: 1.5 million km

Net Global Sea Ice Deviation: 0.3 million km

quakes jolt Indonesia

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Two earthquakes measuring 5.2 and 6.7 on the Richter scale jolted Gunung Sitoli, a town in Indonesia's North Sumatra province, on Friday evening, Antara news agency reported on Saturday.

The epicenter of the first quake is 1.61 north latitude and 96.65 east longitude, at the depth of 25 km in the sea, about 132 km southwest of Gunung Sitoli. The epicenter of the second quake is 0.79 north latitude and 97.12 east longitude, at the depth of 15 km in the sea, some 68 km southwest of the town, the North Sumatra Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said.

Meanwhile, an earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale shook the country's tsunami-devastated Banda Aceh and its environs on Friday night but there was no immediate report of casualty.

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