it seems that singapore is safe from this rocking..
7000 people dead ... that is really scary...
according to BBC, a ruptured caused by moving earth plates created a vertical displacement in the ocean floor that drunk many cubics of water and caused wave movement and thus erupted the tsunami.
here is an animation that shows how earthquake happens as result of moving earth plate.
yesterday, at around 3:30pm, heavy rain actually poured down the city and I felt the rain as well as I was around the area of sunway. Penang area took the storm by around 2pm and the effect took 1 hour to reach Petaling Jaya, Selangor.