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Strong earthquakes strike off northeastern New Zealand


November 18th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by BNO News
TIKITIKI, NEW ZEALAND (BNO NEWS) -- Two strong earthquakes struck off the east coast of the North Island in New Zealand on early Friday evening, seismologists said. There were no reports of ... Read more...

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Moderate 5.5-magnitude earthquake shakes Christchurch


October 10th, 2011 - 5:40 am ICT by BNO News
CHRISTCHURCH (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake struck near the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Sunday evening, seismologists said. It was the strongest earthquake to hit the region since June.The 5.5-magnitude ... Read more...

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5.1 earthquake near New Zealand’s Christchurch city


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 22 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale hit New Zealand's Christchurch city Friday morning, Xinhua reported.There were no reports of injuries or damage.The quake that ... Read more...

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Major quake devastates New Zealand’s Christchurch, at least 65 dead


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by BNO News
CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND (BNO NEWS) -- At least 65 people were killed on early Tuesday afternoon when a strong earthquake struck near the New Zealand city of Christchurch, officials said. A state ... Read more...

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‘Russia trained 4,000 Myanmar nuclear officers’


August 6th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 6 (DPA) Russia has trained 4,185 Myanmar military officers in nuclear sciences over the past decade but only a "sprinkling" of scholars have pursued the positive uses of the ... Read more...

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Strong quake rocks New Zealand’s White Island


September 10th, 2009 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 10 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale Wednesday night jolted the White Island in northeast New Zealand, officials said. The quake occurred at 10.32 p.m., the New Zealand ... Read more...

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Rare micro-organisms detected in volcanic zone


August 19th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 19 (IANS) New research has uncovered rare micro-organisms in the Taupo Volcanic Zone (TVZ) of New Zealand that have not been found elsewhere in the world. Micro-organisms are single-celled organisms ... Read more...

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Moderate quake jolts New Zealand


August 18th, 2009 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Aug 18 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit Fiordland, New Zealand's lower South Island, early Tuesday morning. It is the biggest aftershock in some weeks following the 7.6 ... Read more...

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New Zealand Earth Quake: No Casualties Reported


July 15th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
An earthquake had reportedly struck the south of New Zealand on Wednesday, thus triggering a possible Tsunami warning. The earth quake seems to have caused minor damage but no injuries were ... Read more...

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Strong quake rocks New Zealand islands


May 16th, 2009 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 16 (Xinhua) A strong earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale Saturday jolted the Kermadec Islands in New Zealand, officials said. The quake occurred at 0053 GMT, 830 km northeast of ... Read more...

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Powerful quake hits New Zealand’s Kermadec Islands


February 19th, 2009 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 19 (Xinhua) A powerful earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale struck the remote Kermadec Islands region, in northen Thursday, the New Zealand Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences (GNS) ... Read more...

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Moderate quake jolts New Zealand capital


December 27th, 2008 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Dec 27 (DPA) An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale struck New Zealand's capital Wellington Saturday morning, the Geological department said.The epicentre of the quake, which occurred at around 9 ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits remote South Pacific area (Lead)


October 19th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 19 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale struck a remote area of the South Pacific Ocean, 195 km east of the island nation of Tonga Sunday, the ... Read more...

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5.6 magnitude earthquake hits New Zealand


October 19th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 19 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale struck New Zealand's Bay of Plenty region Sunday, the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences (GNS) said. The quake struck ... Read more...

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Earthquake rocks eastern New Zealand


August 26th, 2008 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Aug 26 (Xinhua) A strong earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale Monday jolted the North Island in eastern New Zealand, the country's Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences said Tuesday.There ... Read more...

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Contaminated water in Canadian town likely caused due to ancient meteor impact


January 27th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Researchers have for the first time linked a meteor impact with a health threat to the people of an area, namely the small Canadian town of Gypsumville, Manitoba.According ... Read more...

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