Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Earthquakes Shaking Up Seas

Ten strong earthquakes have hit the seas off the coast of Sumatra, leading officials to set tsunami warnings for the region. The strongest quake measured 8.6 at 4:34 a.m est. The latest movement was at 8:10 a.m. with a strength of 5.1. Depths of the quakes have been between 10 and 22 kilometers below the earth.

(USGS Graphic: Last 24 hours of activity off Sumatra)

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