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The mini-tsunami

The tsunami that wasn't

A map of wave heights after an earthquake
A powerful earthquake off Indonesia caused only minor ripples (Ben Parker/IRIN)

Hours after a major earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia, hundreds of automatic monitoring stations picked up the size of the waves, as far away as Sri Lanka and Thailand. Due to the type of earthquake, none registered more than a metre.

 

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