Indonesian official says earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 8.9 has hit off Aceh, tsunami warn

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posted on Apr, 11 2012 @ 04:05 AM
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Indonesian official says earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 8.9 has hit off Aceh, tsunami warning issued

Earthquake Details
This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude 8.7
Date-Time Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 08:38:38 UTC
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 02:38:38 PM at epicenter

Location 2.348°N, 93.073°E
Depth 33 km (20.5 miles)
Region OFF THE WEST COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA
Distances 431 km (268 miles) SW (216°) from Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia
962 km (598 miles) W (265°) from KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia

Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 14 km (8.7 miles); depth +/- 2.8 km (1.7 miles)
Parameters NST=243, Nph=243, Dmin=514.3 km, Rmss=1.67 sec, Gp= 36°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
Source Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)

Event ID usc000905e




posted on Apr, 11 2012 @ 04:14 AM
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Beat me to it...

Regardless, i hope evryone remains safe.



posted on Apr, 11 2012 @ 04:15 AM
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That is enormous - bound to be a Tsunami - God help any folks in it's way. Same region as the Boxing Day one 2004.



posted on Apr, 11 2012 @ 04:23 AM
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Yep anything over eight is going to do some damage from hundreds of miles away.

is at 8.7 or 8.9 ?



posted on Apr, 11 2012 @ 04:26 AM
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first wave will hit in 9 min away....



posted on Apr, 11 2012 @ 04:46 AM
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