Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Indian Ocean Wide Tsunami Watch

Map of Magnitude 8.7 earthquake off the western coast of Northern Sumatra (Indonesia) at 08:39 UTC 11 April 2012The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii issued a Indian Ocean Wide Tsunami Watch at 08:45 UTC on 11 April 2012. This followed a Magnitude 8.7 earthquake off the western coast of Northern Sumatra (Indonesia) at 08:39 UTC. The latest bulletin, number 4 at 10:54 UTC, reported a tsunami wave of 1.06 m at Meulaboh, capital of West Aceh, Indonesia. A magnitude 8.3 aftershock was also reported. The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre has not issued any warning for Australia.

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