Tsunami warning issued after Indonesia quake – Asia-Pacific – Al Jazeera English


#Latest .. no major disaster. All’s well that ends well

Update: 17 hour UTC

Wednesday April 11 2012, 16:04:24 UTC     59 minutes ago     Off W Coast Of Northern Sumatra 5.1 magnitude
its been off for almost an hour now. Good news!

Update:  13:42:44 UTC 

Aftershock continues, Northern Sumatra quake on 11th April 2012,

After shock continues varying from 11:28:59 UTC till 13:19:36 UTC. Most scaling over 5 magnitude
The initial two shocks has coerced at 08:38:30 UTC and 10:43:09 UTC both lasting for over two minutes
Tsunami watch issued for:
Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Australia, Myanmar, Thailand, Maldives, British Indian Ocean territories, Malaysia, Mauritius, Reunion, Seychelles, Pakistan, Somalia, Oman, Madagascar, Iran, UAE, Yemen, Comoros, Bangladesh, Tanzania, Mozambique, Kenya, Crozet Islands, Kerguelen Islands, South Africa, Singapore



Update: 10:50 UTC  And the Second wave of quake strikes the cost of northern Sumatra after some after shock up to 5.2 magnitude

Second strike of the Sumatra quake 11 April 2012

A tsunami measuring 17cm had been generated and was headed for the Aceh province, Victor Sardina, a geophysicist at the Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, said

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/04/201241185126462944.html

Tsunami warning issued after Indonesia quake – Asia-Pacific – Al Jazeera English.

Off the west coast of northern Sumatra, The biggest earthquake this year, as a matter of fact the biggest one after Japan quak

You can view real time update of global quakes at http://quakes.globalincidentmap.com/

The quick was preliminary scaled 8.9-magnitude and later review to 8.7 lasted over  1-2 minutes. It was felt probably all across south east Asia. A tsunami warning has been issued.

http://ptwc.weather.gov/ptwc/text.php?id=indian.TSUIOX.2012.04.11.0845

Tsunami warning was issued across the whole Indian Ocean, including Australia, Pakistan, Somalia, Madagascar, and the United Kingdom and many other countries.

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