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Two dead, 100 injured in China quake


June 24th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) Two people died and about 100 others were injured in China in a 5.7-magnitude quake Sunday, the authorities said.The casualties took place in Ninglang county of ... Read more...

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18th century tower crumbles in Italy


June 4th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 4 (IANS/AKI) An 18th century clock-tower that withstood the devastating earthquakes in northern Italy last month, has crumbled under the force of strong aftershocks.The Novi di Modena tower ... Read more...

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Indonesia: Five killed, several injured in Wednesday’s earthquakes


April 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two major earthquakes which struck off the west coast of northern Sumatra in Indonesia on Wednesday afternoon caused at least five fatalities and several injuries, disaster officials ... Read more...

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California rattled by 3.6 earthquake


August 25th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Geological Survey has reported that a 3.6 magnitude quake struck in California on Tuesday night. The tremor comes just a day after a 5.8 ... Read more...

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5.3-magnitude aftershock shakes Christchurch


April 16th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 16 (ANI): A strong aftershock measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale has hit Christchurch city of New Zealand on Saturday.The quake was centered 10 km northeast of Diamond Harbour at ... Read more...

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Japan hit by another 7.1-magnitude aftershock, tsunami warning issued


April 11th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 11(ANI): A magnitude-7.1 aftershock rattled Japan on Monday, one month after the 9.0-magnitude earthquake that spawned a deadly tsunami.The epicenter of the earthquake, which struck at a depth of 10 ... Read more...

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Japanese troops launch new search for quake victims


April 10th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 10 (IANS) Some 22,000 Japanese troops Sunday launched a new search for the victims of last month's earthquake and tsunami along the country's northeastern coast as the toll ... Read more...

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‘Moon man’ correctly predicts another tremor


March 24th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 23 (ANI): A man, who claims to have predicted the devastating earthquake in Christchurch, has correctly predicted another tremor.'Lunar forecaster' Ken Ring warned that an aftershock would hit Christchurch on ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits western Japan, unrelated to major 8.9 jolt


March 12th, 2011 - 3:15 am ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck western Japan on early Saturday morning, seismologists said, but the earthquake was not an aftershock to Friday's massive jolt that devastated the country.The 6.6-magnitude ... Read more...

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Japan issues tsunami warning after 7.2 earthquake


March 9th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.9 (ANI): Japanese metrological agency has issued a tsunami warning, after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the nation today.According to the agency reports, tsunami waves of about 50 centimeters would hit ... Read more...

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4.8 magnitude aftershock jolts Christchurch


March 5th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Christchurch, Mar 5(ANI): A 4.8 magnitude earthquake struck Christchurch, New Zealand's second largest city, on Saturday.According to Stuff.co.nz, the earthquake occurred at 7.34 p.m. local time, and was centered 10 kilometre east ... Read more...

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New Zealand may face further quake aftershocks; Oz seismologist


February 26th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb.26 (ANI): An Australian seismologist has warned that Christchurch could face earthquake aftershocks for a year and added that Wellington is at risk of experiencing bigger earthquake."I think there will be ... Read more...

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Strong aftershock jolts Tibet’s Yushu area


June 4th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): A 5.7-magnitude aftershock jolted the Yushu Tibet Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Qinghai Province at about 10:29 a.m. on Friday.According to the China Earthquake Networks, the epicenter ... Read more...

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Strong 6.7-magnitude aftershock causes power outages in quake-hit Chile


March 16th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO (BNO NEWS) -- A very strong aftershock struck central Chile on Monday night, seismologists said, causing power outages but no aparent major damage according to Chilean officials.The 6.7-magnitude earthquake happened ... Read more...

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Three strong aftershocks rock Chile in quick succession


March 11th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO, CHILE (BNO NEWS) -- A series of strong aftershocks rocked Chile within a timespan of just one hour on Thursday, seismologists said. There were no immediate reports of damage or ... Read more...

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Another 6.2-magnitude aftershock hits Chile


March 1st, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) A day after a 8.8-magnitude earthquake ravaged Chile's Concepcion city, a fresh 6.2-magnitude aftershock hit central Chile late Sunday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. According to Xinhua, the ... Read more...

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Light 4.7-magnitude aftershock shakes Haiti


January 25th, 2010 - 10:40 am ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE (BNO NEWS) -- A light earthquake shook Haiti's capital on Sunday afternoon, nearly two weeks after a devastating 7.0-magnitude earthquake killed more than 150,000 people there, seismologists said.The aftershock, ... Read more...

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Twitter is over-capacity for the last half-an-hour


January 20th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Francisco, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The social networking and the micro blogging site Twitter is completely down, for the last 30 minutes at least. About 3 minutes ago, official status ... Read more...

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Haiti rocked by a 6.1 magnitude aftershock today


January 20th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Haiti was rocked by another aftershock on Wednesday morning, barely eight days after the devastating earthquake struck and destroyed Haiti. The recent earthquake measured 6.1 on ... Read more...

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Help pours in after Haiti’s capital is devastated by powerful earthquake


January 13th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE (BNO NEWS) -- Most of Haiti's capital was destroyed in a powerful earthquake that struck just miles away from the city, killing an unknown number of people and creating a small ... Read more...

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Haiti’s capital devastated by powerful earthquake


January 13th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE (BNO NEWS) -- Most of Haiti's capital was destroyed in a powerful earthquake that struck just miles away from the city, killing an unknown number of people and creating a ... Read more...

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Thousands feared dead as massive earthquake destroys Haiti’s capital


January 13th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of people are feared dead following a powerful earthquake that struck near Haiti's capital on Tuesday, destroying scores of buildings and creating a small tsunami that ... Read more...

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One quake can trigger another


October 12th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, October 12 (ANI): A recent cluster of large earthquakes in the South Pacific has led some scientists to wonder if one quake triggers another.Last week, a series of seven major earthquakes ... Read more...

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Indonesian quake kills 200


October 1st, 2009 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Oct 1 (DPA) At least 200 people were killed and many were still trapped under collapsed buildings one day after a powerful earthquake struck Indonesia's West Sumatra province, officials said Thursday. "The ... Read more...

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75 killed, hundreds trapped in Indonesia quake (Roundup)


September 30th, 2009 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 30 (DPA) At least 75 people were killed and hundreds were trapped under collapsed buildings after a powerful earthquake struck Indonesia's West Sumatra province Wednesday, officials said. Vice President Jusuf Kalla ... Read more...

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At least 75 killed in Indonesian quake (Second Lead)


September 30th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 30 (DPA) At least 75 people were killed in a powerful earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale that struck off Indonesia's Sumatra Wednesday, a top official said. Fauzi Bahar, 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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Series of earthquakes strike off Baja California, Mexico


August 4th, 2009 - 2:17 am ICT by admin
SANTA ISABEL, Mexico (BNO NEWS) -- A series of strong earthquakes struck off of Baja California in Mexico just minutes apart on Monday afternoon, officials told BNO News.The first earthquake struck about ... Read more...

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Indonesia lifts tsunami warning issued after powerful quake (Lead)


November 17th, 2008 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 17 (DPA) Indonesia has lifted a tsunami warning after tidal waves failed to materialise following a powerful earthquake that struck off the country's north Sulawesi province early Monday.An official at ... Read more...

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China quake toll rises to 33, over 500 injured


September 1st, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panzhihua (China), Sep 1 (Xinhua) The death toll in the 6.1-magnitude quake that struck China's southwestern provinces of Sichuan and Yunnan Saturday has risen to 33, the civil affairs ministry said Monday.Most ... Read more...

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Chinas rising quake lake threatens 1.3 million people


June 9th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): Tangjiashan quake lake in Sichuan province of China continues to be a threat to the 1. 3 million people with an alarming rise in its water ... Read more...

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Over 150,000 Chinese evacuated from Beichuan over flood fears


May 28th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Over 150,000 people were evacuated on Tuesday night after engineers warned that the earthquake-created dam near Beichuan had burst its banks. They said they were digging a ... Read more...

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China quake toll goes past 67,000 (Roundup)


May 27th, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 27 (Xinhua) China Tuesday updated the toll in the May 12 earthquake in the northwest at 67,187 even as heavy rain and hailstorm killed at least 18 people in Guizhou ... Read more...

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5.4-magnitude aftershock hits China quake zone


May 27th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Chengdu (China), May 27 (Xinhua) A 5.4-magnitude aftershock Tuesday struck southwest China's Sichuan province which was devastated by a major quake May 12. The latest aftershock hit Qingchuan county at about 4:03 ... Read more...

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China quake zone braces for rain


May 25th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by admin
Beijing, May 25 (ANI): China's earthquake zone is bracing itself up for heavy rains, which officials say could hamper further relief efforts. There are concerns that the construction of temporary shelters ... Read more...

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