Big aftershocks strike Indonesia’s Aceh, sea level rises

JAKARTA, (Reuters) – At least two major quakes with a magnitude exceeding 8.0 hit off the coast of Indonesia’s Aceh province today, the U.S. Geological Survey said, and a tsunami warning remained in effect.

The first quake measured 8.6 at a depth of 14.2 miles, according to the United States Geological Survey. The second quake was measured at 8.2 at a depth of 10.2 miles.

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