Reuters - The government in India's remote Andaman and Nicobar islands said it had issued a preliminary tsunami warning on Monday but was not yet evacuating people, after an earthquake struck near Sumatra.
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AP - A major earthquake struck off the west coast of Indonesia's Sumatra Island late Monday, and officials issued a tsunami warning for as far away as Sri Lanka. Residents of Banda Aceh fled their homes in panic.
Reuters - A massive 8.2 magnitude earthquake
struck off the coast of Sumatra Monday close to where a quake
triggered a tsunami that left nearly 300,000 people dead or
missing across Asia, residents and officials said.
Huge quake hits Indonesian coast
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A major quake in the Indian Ocean has hit the coast of the Indonesian tsunami-hit island of Sumatra, triggering an alert across the region.
The quake was...
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A powerful earthquake jolted southern Japan today, injuring at least 66 people, disrupting transport and prompting a tsunami warning. Buildings swayed, and smaller aftershocks continued to rattle the region.
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From AFP: "American TV networks have been rushing reporters and camera crews to countries affected by the disaster. As they cover the aftermath, there's also an intense effort to find video of the event as...
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Today, AP is reporting that, " The world's most powerful earthquake in 40 years struck deep under the Indian Ocean off the west coast of Sumatra on Sunday, triggering tidal waves up to 20 feet high that...
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