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The day that shook Japan


March 11th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 11 (IANS) A massive earthquake rocked Japan's northeast March 11 last year, triggering a colossal tsunami that surged inland causing carnage in coastal cities unseen in this nation ... Read more...

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Japan mourns one month after massive earthquake


April 11th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- The people of Japan on Monday remembered and mourned the fatal victims of the March 11 earthquake and ensuing tsunami that has devastated the country and caused an ... Read more...

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South Pacific hit by major earthquake


May 28th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port Vila, May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A tsunami warning was triggered on Friday, after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the Vanuatu. However the tsunami warning was later canceled. The tsunami warning ... Read more...

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12 strong quakes shake Chile on inauguration day


March 12th, 2010 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, March 12 (DPA) Twelve strong earthquakes shook Chile Thursday, including some just minutes before the start of the inaugural ceremony of incoming President Sebastian Pinera. The tremblors - measuring 4.9 to 6.9 ... Read more...

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Three strong quakes shake Chile (Second Lead)


March 12th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, March 11 (DPA) Three strong quakes shook Chile Thursday, just minutes before the start of the inaugural ceremony of incoming President Sebastian Pinera. The tremblors, one of which reached 7.2 magnitude, caused ... Read more...

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Fresh earthquake shakes Chile (Lead)


March 11th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, March 11 (DPA) A strong quake shook Chile Thursday, just minutes before the start of the inaugural ceremony of incoming President Sebastian Pinera. The 7.2-magnitude tremblor caused panic in several areas across ... Read more...

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Chile quake moved Concepcion city 3 metres westward


March 10th, 2010 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 9 (DPA) The massive magnitude 8.8 earthquake that hit Chile last month moved the city of Concepcion about three metres to the west and also shifted several other cities ... Read more...

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Tsunami hits Chile after 8.8-magnitude quake, toll 78(Fifth Lead)


February 27th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Feb 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hours after a devastating earthquake killed at least 78 people in Chile Saturday, a massive tsunami hit the Robinson Crusoe island of the Latin American country, President ... Read more...

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Scientists to analyze if Haiti quake could trigger another major temblor


January 27th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 27 (ANI): A team of scientists, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), is returning to Haiti this week to investigate the cause of the January 12, magnitude 7 earthquake ... Read more...

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More damage reported after 6.1-magnitude Haiti aftershock (Lead)


January 20th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 20 (DPA) A strong aftershock struck Haiti Wednesday, a week after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake that could have killed up to 200,000 people in the Caribbean nation. Residents in the city's outlying ... Read more...

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US suspends deportation of Haitians after quake


January 14th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS/EFE) The US Wednesday suspended deportation of undocumented Haitian immigrants in the wake of the devastating earthquake in the impoverished Caribbean nation. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano ... Read more...

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Thousands in Haiti capital’s streets amid death, destruction


January 14th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Jan 14 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people awoke in the streets of Port-au-Prince, where they spent the night amid the death and destruction wrought by the magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit Haiti, ... Read more...

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Hundreds feared dead in massive earthquake in Haiti (Third Lead)


January 13th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince/Washington, Jan 13 (DPA) Hundreds of people were feared dead Wednesday in Haiti after a major earthquake hit the impoverished Caribbean nation. The 7.0 magnitude quake is thought to be the worst ... Read more...

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Massive earthquake devastates Haiti (Second Lead)


January 13th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 13 (DPA) A magnitude 7 earthquake struck Tuesday evening near this capital of Haiti, blocking roads, collapsing buildings and leaving bodies strewn in the streets. With spotty communications into the ... Read more...

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Powerful quake strikes off Sumatra island (Lead)


September 30th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 30 (DPA) A powerful earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale struck off Indonesia's Sumatra island Wednesday, toppling buildings and sparking panic among residents, officials and local television reports said. TV ... Read more...

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Pacific Islands hit by a 4 meter Tsunami


September 30th, 2009 - 2:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pago Pago, Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A massive earthquake struck the South Pacific on Wednesday morning, according to officials, generating a possibly destructive tsunami. Tsunami warnings are in effect, but there ... Read more...

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Tsunami hits Pacific Islands (Hawaii under threat)


September 30th, 2009 - 2:26 am ICT by BNO News
AMERICAN SAMOA (BNO NEWS) – A massive earthquake struck the South Pacific on Wednesday morning, according to officials, generating a possible destructive tsunami. Tsunami warnings are in effect, but there ... Read more...

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Quake jolts Indonesia’s West Sumatra, four injured (Second Lead)


August 16th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 16 (DPA) An undersea earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale struck near the western coast of Sumatra Sunday, injuring at least four people, officials said. The quake struck at 2.38 ... Read more...

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California earthquake shakes Los Angeles to San Diego


May 18th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
An early evening magnitude 5 earthquake has shaken Southern California from Los Angeles to San Diego but caused little in the way of damage or injury.The California quake came a little ... Read more...

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Twin earthquakes rock Los Angeles & New York


May 18th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
America’s East and West coast have been rattled by earthquakes within hours of each other, sending emergency service call centers and the micro-blogging platform Twitter into a frenzy as Los Angeles and ... Read more...

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Italian quake toll reaches 179 (Second Lead)


April 7th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 7 (DPA) The death toll from an earthquake that struck central Italy in the pre-dawn hours of Monday has risen to 179, reported officials from the battered town of L'Aquila. Of ... Read more...

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Is there a Tsunami round the corner - Major earthquake rocks Tonga?


March 20th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by GD
An undersea volcano in Tonga is sending out volumes of smoke & ash thousands of feet in to the air. A series of earthquakes rocked Tonga, a 170 island archipelago between Australia ... Read more...

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Major earthquake, aftershocks hit Xinjiang


March 21st, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): A major earthquake of 7.3 magnitude on the Richter scale and aftershocks hit China's northwestern region of Xinjiang on Friday morning.The China Earthquake Administration said that ... Read more...

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