8.2 Indonesia quake aftershock triggers new tsunami warning

Posted on April 11, 2012

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Indonesia’s Geophysical Agency says a fresh aftershock of 8.2 magnitude has hit off the Sumatra province of Aceh. A new fresh tsunami warning has been issued.

Banda Aceh location

The epicenter of the new tremor lies further offshore than Wednesday’s quake itself. The aftershock occurred 615 kilometers from the city of Banda Aceh in Northern Sumatra, and 1,061 kilometers from the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur.­

RT

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