India issued tsunami warning, nothing happened
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30 December 2004 (Updated 0920 CET)
Indian government issued today a tsunami warning after a new earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richters scale. Indian citizens fled the area warned. Tsunamis are associated with quakes larger than 7.5 on the Richters scales. It should not be a surprise nothing happened today. The catastrophic quake that caused the fatal tsunamis was measured to 9 on the same scale. 7,000 Indian citizens are confirmed dead after the first quake.
In Thailand, rumours about a new Tsunami is causing panic among the several thousand already injured.
- Ram Ramgopal. "[* http://www.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/asiapcf/12/30/india.warning/index.html India issues tsunami alert]" — , December 30, 2004
- Astrid Meland. "Panic grips southern India over new tsunami" — , December 30, 2004