Sunday, July 24, 2005

7.2 quake shakes Indian islands

Tsunami warning canceled
BANGKOK, Thailand (CNN) -- A 7.2 earthquake centered in the Nicobar Islands shook the Indian Ocean but did not pose a widespread threat of a tsunami, an official said.
"There is no danger for the basin," said Barry Hirshorn of the NOAA Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Ewa Beach, Hawaii."There may be a tsunami generated very local to the event, but there is no danger to the people far away."Officials in Delhi, India, said there was no damage on the Nicobar Islands from the quake, which struck at 12:02 p.m. ET.


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