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11/04/2012 Indian Ocean earthquakes

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Indonesia's quake and tsunami explained

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Indonesia 8.6 earthquake: Indian Ocean tsunami warning system passes test

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Quake Rattles Communities Around Indian Ocean

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Quake Rattles Communities Around Indian Ocean

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8.7-magnitude earthquake off Indonesia Coast (April 11, 2012)

The 2012 Indian Ocean earthquakes were magnitude 8.6 and 8.2 Mw  undersea earthquakes that struck near the Indonesian province of Aceh. Initially, authorities feared that the initial earthquake would cause a tsunami and warnings were issued across the Indian Ocean; however, these warnings were subsequently cancelled.
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