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Early Warning Alerted Many in Quake Zone

Monday's earthquake did not trigger a tsunami, but it did spark a scare across the region. Several countries along the Indian Ocean received early word of the possibility of a second tsunami, including Thailand, where tens of thousands fled to higher ground.

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Doualy Xaykaothao
Doualy Xaykaothao is a newscaster and reporter for NPR.