Earthquake Off Coast of India Sparks Tsunami Warnings

August 10, 2009

Pacific (ChattahBox) – A large earthquake has shook the Andaman Islands, setting off a tsunami warning for the entire region.

The earthquake was measured at 7.6. No injuries, casualties, or serious damage has been reported.

However, India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Thailand have all been issued a tsunami warning, as aftershocks may cause severe weather activity in the region.

The earthquake struck at around 20.6 miles deep, and was centered in Port Blair.

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Update: The tsunami warning issued in the wake of a magnitude 7.6 earthquake off India’s Andaman Islands has been canceled.


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