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6.4 Earthquake hits off Japan’s east coast


June 18th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sendai, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An earthquake of a 6.4-magnitude has jolted the sea area off Japan’s east coast. Despite the high magnitude of this seism, which has affected Honshu, the main ... Read more...

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5.9-magnitude earthquake hits off Oregon coast, no damage


April 12th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by BNO News
COOS BAY, OREGON (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Oregon on early Wednesday afternoon, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties and no ... Read more...

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6.0-magnitude earthquake hits off the coast of Oregon, no damage


February 16th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by BNO News
COOS BAY, OREGON (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Oregon on early Tuesday evening, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties and no ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits off the coast of Oregon, no damage


October 13th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by BNO News
COOS BAY, OREGON (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Oregon on early Wednesday evening, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties and no ... Read more...

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Strong, deep earthquake hits below China-Russia border region


May 11th, 2011 - 4:23 am ICT by BNO News
CHANGCHUN, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck deep underneath the China-Russia border region on late Tuesday evening, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The 6.1-magnitude ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits off Norwegian island, no tsunami alert


January 29th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by BNO News
JAN MAYEN (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck near the Norwegian island of Jan Mayen on early Saturday morning, seismologists said, but no tsunami alert was issued.The 6.1-magnitude earthquake at 6.55 ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits off Indonesia’s Sumatra


January 26th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the western coast of Sumatra in Indonesia on late Wednesday evening, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The ... Read more...

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Tsunami warnings in effect after major earthquake hits off Japan


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- Japan issued a tsunami warning for some of its islands on early Wednesday morning after a powerful earthquake struck off its coast.The 7.4-magnitude earthquake at 3.19 a.m. local ... Read more...

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Strong, deep earthquake hits off northern New Zealand


September 29th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW ZEALAND (BNO NEWS) -- A strong but deep earthquake struck off the east coast of New Zealand's North Island on late Wednesday afternoon, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports ... Read more...

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Earthquake hits Aleutian Islands of US


September 27th, 2010 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 27 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted Aleutian Islands of the US state of Alaska Sunday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The tremor occurred ... Read more...

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Strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake hits off the Vanuatu Islands


September 8th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT VILA, VANUATU (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the island nation of Vanuatu in the South Pacific Ocean on late Wednesday evening, seismologists said, but there were no immediate ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits off the Vanuatu Islands


September 8th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT VILA, VANUATU (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the Vanuatu Islands in the South Pacific Ocean on Wednesday evening, seismologists said, but few details were immediately available.A seismologist at ... Read more...

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Emergency declared after massive 7.1-magnitude earthquake hits Christchurch


September 4th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 4 (ANI): New Zealand's second largest city, Christchurch, was extensively damaged and emergency was declared early Saturday, after a massive 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit the city causing widespread damage.Buildings ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits Iran, felt in Tehran


August 28th, 2010 - 2:45 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck northern Iran on late Friday evening, residents and seismologists said, but there was no immediate word on damage or casualties.The epicenter of the earthquake, ... Read more...

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Powerful 7.5-magnitude earthquake hits off Vanuatu Islands, Port-Vila struck by small tsunami


August 10th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-VILA, VANUATU (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck off Vanuatu Islands on Tuesday, seismologists said, generating a small tsunami that struck the Vanuatu capital of Port-Vila.The 7.5-magnitude earthquake at 04:23 ... Read more...

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Moderate 5.3-magnitude earthquake hits off the coast of Oregon


July 28th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by BNO News
PORTLAND, OREGON (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake struck off the coast of Oregon on Wednesday, seismologists said. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake at 09:12 a.m. local time (1612 GMT) was centered about 129 kilometers ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake hits off the coast of British Columbia


July 20th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by BNO News
PORT HARDY, B.C., CANADA (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake struck off the coast of British Columbia in Canada on Monday morning, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage or ... Read more...

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Magnitude-7.7 earthquake hits Andaman Nicobar Islands


June 13th, 2010 - 5:10 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) A massive earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale struck the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Sunday at 00.56 a.m. with epicentre at 160 km west of Nicobar Islands ... Read more...

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Strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday evening, seismologists said.The 6.2-magnitude earthquake was centered about 16 kilometers (10 miles) west-northwest of ... Read more...

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Light earthquake hits off the coast of Oregon


May 15th, 2010 - 2:34 am ICT by BNO News
PORTLAND, OREGON (BNO NEWS) -- A light earthquake struck more than one-hundred miles off the coast of Oregon on late Friday morning, seismologists said. No damage was reported.The 4.0-magnitude earthquake at 11.10 ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake hits near U.S. territory of Guam


May 7th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by BNO News
HAGATNA, GUAM (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake struck southeast of the U.S. territory of Guam on Friday afternoon, seismologists said. There were no reports of damage or casualties.The 5.3-magnitude earthquake at ... Read more...

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Strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake hits quake-hit Chile


April 23rd, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck central Chile on Friday, seismologists said. There were no reports of damage or casualties.The 6.1-magnitude earthquake at 6.03 a.m. local time was centered about ... Read more...

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Light earthquake hits off the coast of Oregon


April 9th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by BNO News
PORTLAND, OREGON (BNO NEWS) -- A light earthquake struck off the coast of Oregon on Thursday afternoon, seismologists said. No damage or casualties are expected.The 4.5-magnitude earthquake at 4.27 p.m. local time ... Read more...

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Light earthquake hits near Rampart, Alaska


March 16th, 2010 - 5:53 am ICT by BNO News
RAMPART, ALASKA (BNO NEWS) -- A light earthquake hit near Rampart, Alaska on Monday afternoon, seismologists said. There were no reports of damage or casualties.The 3.9-magnitude earthquake at 2.12 p.m. local time ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits off Japan’s Ryukyu Islands, small tsunami recorded


February 27th, 2010 - 4:29 am ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off Japan's Ryukyu Islands on Saturday, seismologists said, creating a small tsunami. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The earthquake, which had ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits off Indonesia, no tsunami warning


February 16th, 2010 - 5:10 am ICT by BNO News
BANDA SEA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong but deep earthquake struck off Indonesia on Tuesday morning, seismologists said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The earthquake, which had a preliminary ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits off Indonesia


February 16th, 2010 - 5:09 am ICT by BNO News
BANDA SEA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off Indonesia on Tuesday, seismologists said.The earthquake, which had a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 to 6.8, was centered in the Kepulauan Baray Daya ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits off Russia’s Kuril Islands


February 6th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by BNO News
KURIL'SK, KURIL ISLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the the Kuril Islands in Russia's Sakhalin Oblast region on Saturday afternoon, seismologists said. There was no damage.The earthquake, which had ... Read more...

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Strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands


February 2nd, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by BNO News
SOLOMON ISLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands on Tuesday morning, seismologists said.The earthquake, which had a preliminary magnitude of 6.5, struck about ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits off Argentina, no tsunami threat


January 17th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by BNO News
USHUAIA, ARGENTINA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the Drake Passage off Argentina on Sunday morning, seismologists said.The earthquake, which had a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 on the Richter scale, struck ... Read more...

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Earthquake hits Aleutian Islands in US: US Geological Survey (Lead)


October 14th, 2009 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Oct 14 (IANS) The US Geological Survey (USGS) has said that an earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale hit the Aleutian Islands of the US state of Alaska late ... Read more...

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Earthquake hits Aleutian Islands in US: US Geological Survey


October 14th, 2009 - 4:25 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Oct 14 (IANS) The US Geological Survey has said that an earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale hit the Aleutian Islands of the US state of Alaska late Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits off Japan


August 17th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by admin
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off Japan's Southwestern Ryukyu Islands on Monday evening, according to officials.The earthquake, which had a preliminary magnitude of 6.5, struck about 69 miles south-southwest ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits off Sumatra


July 27th, 2009 - 6:44 am ICT by admin
SUMATRA, Indonesia (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off southern Sumatra on Monday morning, officials said.The earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.1, according to the Badan Meteorologi Klimatologi Dan Geofisika, ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits off Panama; no casualties reported


July 4th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
PANAMA CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Panama on Saturday morning, officials told BNO News.The earthquake, which struck at 1.49 a.m. local time (6.49 a.m. GMT), ... Read more...

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