Magnitude 7.3 quake in Indian Ocean, 260 miles off Aceh

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Posted: Jan 10, 2012 2:03 PM
Magnitude 7.3 quake in Indian Ocean, 260 miles off Aceh

LONDON (Reuters) - A magnitude 7.3 earthquake at a depth of 29 km (18 miles) was recorded Tuesday, 420 km (260 miles) south west of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

No immediate tsunami warning was issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center for its Indian Ocean area.