Magnitude 8.5 earthquake in Aceh Tsunami Potential
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Magnitude 8.5 earthquake in Aceh Tsunami Potential

Banda Aceh : Indonesia | Apr 11, 2012 at 3:52 AM PDT
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The earthquake that rocked Aceh on Wednesday (4/11/2012), measuring 8.5 on the Richter scale and potential tsunamis. Reported on the Meteorology,Climatology, and Geophysics.



Based on data from the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics (BMKG), an earthquake rocked Aceh at 15:38 pm. The epicenter in the waters west of Aceh.



Previously, BMKG recorded an earthquake measuring 8.9 on the Richter scale(SR) later revised to 8.5 magnitude. While the United States Geological Survey(USGS) recorded an earthquake with magnitude 8.7.

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