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Earthquake Strikes of Nicobar Islands – Tsunami Warning Issued

By Michael Heath

July 26 (Bloomberg) — A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck off the Nicobar Islands in the Indian Ocean, the U.S. Geologic Survey said in an e-mailed alert. The statement didn’t include a tsunami warning.

The earthquake hit at 5:07 a.m. Nicobar time, 133 kilometers (83 miles) southwest of the islands, the USGS said. The quake struck at a depth of 24 kilometers.

To contact the reporter on this story: Michael Heath in Sydney at mheath1@bloomberg.net .

Sara-Lise Haith
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Sara-Lise is the former News Editor for DeeperBlue.com. She is based in Dubai.

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