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Major quake hits Andaman Islands


Published on Jun 14, 2010

A major earthquake rattled the Andaman & Nicobar Islands on Sunday, causing a tsunami alert for the entire Indian Ocean region. The 7.5-magnitude quake struck 160km west of the island chain, leading to fears of another major tsunami for India, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Myanmar. This was later downgraded, and there were no reports of casualties or major structural damage.

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