Superstitious Indonesians are blaming their supposedly "unlucky" president for the latest earthquake.
Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, popularly known by his initials SBY, has long been burdened by suggestions his birth date carries the shadow of "cosmic misfortune".
A string of disasters both natural and man-made since his election in 2004, including the Indian Ocean tsunami that killed 220,000 across Asia, has seen quips that SBY stands for "Selalu Bencana Ya", meaning "Always A Disaster".
The number nine is considered unlucky by many and the latest catastrophe is viewed by many as proof that his birthday - September 9, 1949 - means his stars are crossed. More...