Tsunami warning cancelled for Pacific countries after quake

ByREUTERS
August 31, 2012 19:19




A tsunami warning was cancelled for the Philippines, Indonesia and other Pacific countries on Friday, a US agency said, as damaging waves did not result from a 7.6 magnitude earthquake near the Philippines.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said that while the tsunami threat had passed, some danger to boats and coastal structures remained from rapid currents.

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