Scenes of panic in Banda Aceh after earthquake and Tsunami alert ; pictures and video
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Scenes of panic in Banda Aceh after earthquake and Tsunami alert ; pictures and video

Banda Aceh : Indonesia | Apr 11, 2012 at 5:59 AM PDT
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Acehnese people run shortly after a powerful earthquake hit western coast of Sumatera in Banda Aceh on April 11, 2012.

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  • 	Handout image from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) showing the expected travel times of a tsunami centered on the location of an 8.6-magnitude earthquake off the coast of Indonesia.

    Tsunami Travel time

  • 	An Acehnese woman with a child tries to stop a car to go to higher ground shortly after a powerful 8.6 earthquake hit the western coast of Sumatera in Banda Aceh.	 

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  • 	People in Banda Aceh run shortly after a powerfull earthquake hit western coast of Sumatra, prompting an Indian Ocean-wide tsunami alert.		 

    Picture 2

  • 	Acehnese women hug each other and pray shortly after a powerful earthquake struck off the western coast of Sumatra in Banda Aceh, Indonesia on April 11, 2012.

    Picture 3

  • 	People try to go to higher ground in Banda Aceh after the earthquake struck on April 11, 2012.

    Picture 4

  • 	Residents of Aceh, Indonesia, make frantic phone calls after a powerful 8.6-magnitude earthquake was recorded off Indonesia's coast.

    Picture 5

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