Big aftershocks strike Indonesia's Aceh, sea level rises

JAKARTA Wed Apr 11, 2012 5:11pm IST

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JAKARTA (Reuters) - At least two major quakes with a magnitude exceeding 8.0 hit off the coast of Indonesia's Aceh province on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survery 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.

(Reporting by Jakarta newsroom)

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