Banda Aceh - Apr 11, 2012 - 20:51
Last modified: 11 Apr 2012 17:51
As the earthquake struck, people in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, fled from buildings and spilled onto the streets.
The earth shook for over a minute.
Then, shock turned to panic that a tsunami might strike prompting a rush to get to higher ground.
You can watch our full report below:
For more detail and context, read our news story: Indian Ocean tsunami alert lifted