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Pacific coastal region under tsunami warning after quake
ByREUTERS
September 5, 2012 18:43

WASHINGTON - A tsunami warning was issued on Wednesday for the Pacific coasts of Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Costa Rica, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

The center initially issued a Caribbean-wide tsunami watch but then withdrew it, saying it was sent by mistake.

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