Daily Archives: April 11, 2012

A 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Michoacan, Mexico

April 11, 2012 – A 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Michoacán, Mexico (Note: The USGS downgraded this earthquake to 6.5 magnitude): This is the third large global earthquake to strike today, after the two monster quakes, of 8.6 and 8.2, struck … Continue reading

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Strong Quakes Strike Off Indonesia; Tsunami Watch in Effect Around Indian Ocean – WSJ.com

April 11, 2012 – Strong Quakes Strike Off Indonesia: A massive earthquake and strong aftershock rattled Indonesia’s westernmost province of Aceh on Wednesday, spurring fears of a tsunami in the same region where a 2004 tsunami killed more than 200,000. … Continue reading

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Strong Indonesian Earthquake Triggers Tsunami Warning – NYTimes.com <—Email Subscribers Click on Main Title for Blog Pictures

April 11, 2012 – Powerful Earthquakes Struck of the West Coast of Sumatra:  Two powerful earthquakes struck more than 200 miles off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra on Wednesday, spreading panic among residents and reviving memories of the … Continue reading

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Indonesia Earthquake Sparks Tsunami Warning.

April 11, 2011 – Pictures of Panic from Sky News: Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yuhoyono tried to calm fear of a massive tsunami like the one that struck after the December 26, 2004 mega-quake, however people fear was ramped among … Continue reading

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Sumatra Earthquake Locations.

April 11, 2012 – The Locations of Today’s Sumatra Quakes: The map above, modified from the USGS site, shows the locations of today’s powerful earthquakes; as well as the location of the massive 9.1 mega-quake and tsunami of December 26, … Continue reading

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Seven Earthquakes Struck off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra Today.

April 11, 2012 – Seven Earthquakes Struck the West Coast of Northern Sumatra Today: Two of the quakes were greater than 8.0 magnitude, one was 6.0 and five were greater than 5.0. This is close to the same location that … Continue reading

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