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Tsunami warning lifted in most areas of the Indian Ocean

BANGKOK, 11 April 2012 (NNT) – The National Disaster Warning Center (NDWC) has announced cancellation of the tsunami alert along the Andaman coast of Thailand. According to Director-General of the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) Wiboon Sanguanpong, the NDWC has officially revoked its tsunami warning at 20.00 hrs, local time. Nonetheless, he said […]Read More


Phuket, Phra Thong, Tarutao Islands likely to be hit by

BANGKOK, 11 April 2012 (NNT) – Three Andaman coastal areas in Thailand now at risk of being attacked by a tsunami are Phuket, Phra Thong and Tarutao Islands after an 8.9-magnitude quake hit off the coast of the nearby Sumatra Island today. Spokesman of the Department of Mineral Resources, Adichart Surinkham, says there have not […]Read More


Thailand evacuates for possible tsunami after major quake off Indonesia

BANGKOK, April 11 — Thailand’s National Disaster Warning Centre has issued an evacuation order for residents and tourists along the Andaman coast after a huge earthquake struck off Indonesian Sumatra on Wednesday. The quake’s magnitude was 8.6, according to a revised measurement from the US Geological Survey, and it struck 431 kilometres off the Indonesian […]Read More


Thailand’s Andaman coastal provinces on tsunami alert

Thailand’s disaster centre on Wednesday put provinces along the Andaman coastline on watch for a possible tsunami after n 8.7 magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia’s Aceh province. People living in provinces along Andaman provinces were advised to evacuate to higher grounds. Read more: The NationRead More


Magnitude 8.6 Earthquake Hits Off Indonesia Coast, Tsunami Alerts Issued

The U.S. Geological Survey says an 8.6-magnitude earthquake has struck off the northwestern coast of Indonesia, raising tsunami alerts throughout the Indian Ocean region. The quake hit about 430 kilometers southwest of Banda Aceh, the provincial capital and largest city in the province of Aceh, at an estimated depth of 22 kilometers. An 8.2-magnitude aftershock […]Read More