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Thailand: Tsunami warning issued for 6 provinces after earthquake

ANI | Updated: Mar 24, 2019 06:47 IST

Bangkok [Thailand], Mar 24 (ANI): A tsunami warning has been issued for six provinces in Thailand after two earthquakes struck the Indian Ocean on Saturday.
The warning was prompted after a 5.0 magnitude earthquake struck the area around the Andaman Islands in India on Saturday evening, which was followed by a 5.2 magnitude just a few minutes later.
Thailand's Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation issued the tsunami warning for Ranong, Phuket, Phang Nga, Krabi, Trang and Satun, reports Xinhua.
The warning comes at a time when Thailand is set to go for polls on Sunday for the first time in eight years. (ANI)