11 Apr '12, 10am

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JAKARTA - Southeast Asian nations issued tsunami alerts and urged people to move to safety away from coastlines after a massive 8.7-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia's Sumatra Wednesday. Sri Lanka, India, Thailand and Malaysia issued evacuation instructions as US monitors issued an Indian Ocean-wide tsunami watch after the quake, which according to the US Geological Survey struck off the coast of Sumatra at 2:38 pm (0838 GMT) at a depth of 22 kilometres (13.7 miles). USGS had initially reported it as an 8.9-magnitude quake. An analyst at Indonesia's Geophysics and Meteorology agency said five of the nation's provinces -- Aceh, North Sumatra, West Sumatra, Bengkulu and Lampung -- were at potential risk. Sri Lanka and India issued tsunami warnings while Thailand urged people on the Andaman coast, a popular tourist destination, to move to safety. Malaysia...

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Indian Ocean on tsunami watch after Sumatra quake

Indian Ocean on tsunami watch after Sumatra quake

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Massive Indonesia quakes trigger tsunami alert

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channelnewsasia.com 11 Apr '12, 12pm

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straitstimes.com 11 Apr '12, 10am

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