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Strong earthquake hits northern Chile, no damage


December 9th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
VALLENAR, CHILE (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck near a city in northern Chile on early Wednesday evening, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The 5.8-magnitude ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Jose passes west of Bermuda


August 29th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Jose passed just west of the British overseas territory of Bermuda on late Sunday afternoon, forecasters said, hours after it unexpectedly formed.Forecasters at the U.S. National ... Read more...

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New images show the scars of impacts on Mars


March 5th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Scientists say new image of an elongated impact crater on Mars suggest it was carved out by a train of objects hitting the surface at a shallow angle.The ... Read more...

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Parts of Delhi go without water again, relief on Thursday (Lead)


February 16th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Parts of the national capital suffered an acute water crunch for the third consecutive day Wednesday as supply remained affected due to high level of ammonia in ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits the Banda Sea in Indonesia, no damage


November 17th, 2010 - 3:32 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck deep underneath the Banda Sea in Indonesia on early Wednesday morning, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties. The 6.4-magnitude earthquake ... Read more...

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Category two hurricane Paula takes aim for Cuba


October 13th, 2010 - 4:31 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Hurricane Paula strengthened into a category two storm in the northwestern Caribbean on early Tuesday afternoon, forecasters said, warning that the storm will likely take aim at Cuba.The ... Read more...

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Hurricane Paula Strengthens to Category 2 off Yucatan


October 13th, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hurricane Paula has been reported to have increased to a Category 2 storm which now has maximum sustained winds of a hundred miles an hour, and is located ... Read more...

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Hurricane warnings issued as Tropical Storm Paula forms in the northwestern Caribbean


October 12th, 2010 - 4:13 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Paula formed in the northwestern Caribbean on late Monday afternoon, forecasters said, making it the 16th tropical storm of the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season.The storm, located ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia


September 30th, 2010 - 3:06 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) – A powerful earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on early Thursday morning, seismologists said, triggering a brief tsunami warning but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Georgette forms off the coast of Baja California


September 21st, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Georgette formed in the Pacific off the coast of Baja California in Mexico on early Tuesday morning, forecasters said.As of 5 a.m. EDT, Georgette was located ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Lisa forms in the far eastern Atlantic, no threat to land


September 21st, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Lisa formed in the far eastern Atlantic on early Tuesday morning, forecasters said, but no land is currently being threatened.As of 5 a.m. EDT, Lisa was ... Read more...

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‘Darth Vader’ Robber Jamie C. Hernandez Arrested


September 20th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Darth Vader is a fictional character from "Star Wars" saga, who appeared as the chief antagonist in the original trilogy and was one of the main ... Read more...

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Hurricane watch issued for northeastern Mexico, Texas coasts as Tropical Storm Hermine strengthens


September 6th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Newly-formed Tropical Storm Hermine will likely reach hurricane status in the next hours before hitting the coast of northeastern Mexico and southern Texas on Monday night, meteorologists said, ... Read more...

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Earl weakens to a category three hurricane, new U.S. watches issued


September 1st, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Additional watches were issued for parts of the U.S. East Coast on early Wednesday morning as powerful hurricane Earl continued to close in on the Untied States, but ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits far off Guam, no threat to land


August 19th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by BNO News
HAGATNA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the Mariana Islands region near Guam on early Thursday morning, seismologists said, but the earthquake was no threat to land.The 6.1-magnitude earthquake at 2.28 ... Read more...

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Light earthquake rattles San Francisco


July 24th, 2010 - 5:10 am ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO (BNO NEWS) -- A light earthquake struck offshore northern California on early Friday afternoon, causing some shaking in San Francisco, seismologists said.The 3.5-magnitude earthquake at 2.29 p.m. local time (2129 ... Read more...

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Hurricane warning issued for Texas, Mexico as tropical storm Alex nears


June 29th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- With tropical storm Alex slowly approaching northern Mexico and Texas, authorities have issued a hurricane warning from south of Baffin Bay in Texas to La Cruz, ... Read more...

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Southern California Experiences Two Earthquakes


June 13th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Borrego Springs, California, June 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Borrego Springs community in the San Diego county of California experienced two successive earthquakes on Saturday night, reports have stated.The ... Read more...

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All tsunami warnings cancelled after major quake in south Pacific


May 28th, 2010 - 2:16 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- A major earthquake struck off the Vanuatu Islands on early Friday, seismologists said, briefly causing tsunami warnings for nearby coasts.The 7.2-magnitude earthquake at 4.14 a.m. local time ... Read more...

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7.4 Earthquake in Vanuata & MAJOR AFTERSHOCK:SP Tsunami Warnings Issued!


May 28th, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) About an hour ago (1 pm EST) a major earthquake struck off of the island of Vanuata, in the South Pacific Ocean. A tsunami warning was quickly issued ... Read more...

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Tsunami warnings in effect after major earthquake hits the South Pacific


May 28th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- A major earthquake struck off the Vanuatu Islands on early Friday, seismologists said, prompting tsunami warnings for nearby coasts. The 7.2-magnitude earthquake at 4.14 a.m. local time (1714 ... Read more...

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Tsunami warnings issued after major earthquake off Vanuatu


May 28th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- A major earthquake struck off the Vanuatu Islands on early Friday, seismologists said, prompting tsunami warnings for nearby coasts.The 7.4-magnitude earthquake at 4.14 a.m. local time (1714 ... Read more...

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Northern Peru Hit By Major 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake


May 20th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A very strong earthquake which measured 6.0 on the Richter scale has hit Northern Peru. The quake was said to be 125 kilometers below the ground's surface, and ... Read more...

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At least 10 people injured following strong earthquake in southern Peru, northern Chile


May 6th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by BNO News
TACNA, PERU (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck southern Peru and northern Chile on Wednesday, injuring at least 10 people and causing blackouts and moderate damage, witnesses and radio reports say.The ... Read more...

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Strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake hits southern Peru, northern Chile


May 6th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by BNO News
TACNA, PERU (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck southern Peru and northern Chile on Wednesday, seismologists said, causing blackouts but no major damage, according to witnesses.The 6.4-magnitude earthquake was centered about ... Read more...

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Light earthquake rattles central California


April 12th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN DIEGO (BNO NEWS) -- A light earthquake rattled central California on early Monday, seismologists said. There were no reports of damage or injuries.The 3.5-magnitude earthquake at 4.37 a.m. local time was ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake shakes buildings in Guatemala City


March 21st, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by BNO News
GUATEMALA CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake struck Guatemala on Saturday, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage, according to local media.There were reports of shaking in Guatemala City ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake strikes Indonesia’s Palau region, no reports of damage


March 13th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake struck Indonesia's Palau region on Saturday morning, seismologists said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck at about 11.53 a.m. ... Read more...

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More than 700 dead in Chile quake, tsunami


March 1st, 2010 - 3:32 am ICT by BNO News
CONCEPCION, CHILE (BNO NEWS) -- More than 700 people are confirmed dead after the extremely powerful Chilean earthquake that unleashed a tsunami, killing many near the epicenter and triggering a tsunami warnings ... Read more...

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At least 122 dead in Chile quake, tsunami warnings continue (Update)


February 28th, 2010 - 2:38 am ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO, CHILE (BNO NEWS) -- An extremely powerful earthquake struck near Concepcion, Chile on early Saturday, seismologists said, unleashing a tsunami that triggered tsunami warnings in dozens of countries throughout the ... Read more...

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At least 122 dead in Chile quake, tsunami warnings continue


February 28th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO, CHILE (BNO NEWS) -- An extremely powerful earthquake struck near Concepcion, Chile on early Saturday, seismologists said, unleashing a tsunami that triggered tsunami warnings in dozens of countries throughout the ... Read more...

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At least 122 dead in Chile quake, tsunami warnings continue (Update)


February 27th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO, CHILE (BNO NEWS) -- An extremely powerful earthquake struck near Concepcion, Chile on early Saturday, seismologists said, unleashing a tsunami that triggered tsunami warnings in dozens of countries throughout ... Read more...

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At least 122 dead in Chile quake, tsunami warnings continue


February 27th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO, CHILE (BNO NEWS) -- An extremely powerful earthquake struck near Concepcion, Chile on early Saturday, seismologists said, unleashing a tsunami that triggered tsunami warnings in dozens of countries throughout the ... Read more...

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Man tries to buy crack with his credit card


February 9th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Flint, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man who told the police that he was robbed at gunpoint when he was trying to buy crack with a credit card has been arrested. ... Read more...

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Santa Cruz Islands Earthquake Trigger Tsunami Alert for 11 Territories & Countries


October 8th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vanuatu Islands and Santa Cruz islands in Pacific Ocean were hit by series of earthquakes on 7 October at local time 9:03 a.m.The magnitude of ... Read more...

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