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Powerful earthquake hits southwestern Colombia, no casualties


October 1st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Colombia near the border with Ecuador on late Sunday morning, seismologists and witnesses said, but there were no immediate reports of ... Read more...

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Damage reported after magnitude-7.6 earthquake hits Costa Rica


September 5th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by BNO News
HOJANCHA, COSTA RICA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck the coast of Costa Rica on early Wednesday evening, causing at least some damage and prompting tsunami warnings which were later canceled, ... Read more...

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7.6-magnitude quake off central Philippines (Lead, Changing dateline)


August 31st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 31 (IANS) A major earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale was felt off the east coast of Samar province in the central Philippines at 8.47 p.m. local ... Read more...

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Powerful quake off Philippines triggers small tsunami


August 31st, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by BNO News
GUIUAN, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines on Friday evening, prompting a tsunami warning for several countries, seismologists and officials said. A small ... Read more...

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Strongest earthquake in years hits northwest of Norway, no damage


May 25th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by BNO News
OSLO, NORWAY (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the Norwegian Sea northwest of Norway on late Thursday evening, making it one of the strongest tremors to hit the region in recent ... Read more...

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Huge earthquakes strike off Indonesia, generate small tsunamis (Update 3)


April 11th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two major earthquakes struck off the west coast of northern Sumatra in Indonesia on Wednesday afternoon, generating small tsunamis and shaking buildings as far away as Singapore, ... Read more...

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Huge earthquakes strike off Indonesia, prompt tsunami warnings (Update 2)


April 11th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two major earthquakes struck off the west coast of northern Sumatra in Indonesia on Wednesday afternoon, seismologists said, prompting tsunami watches and warnings for countries across the ... Read more...

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Huge earthquakes strike off Indonesia, prompt tsunami warnings (Update 1)


April 11th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two major earthquakes struck off the west coast of northern Sumatra in Indonesia on Wednesday afternoon, seismologists said, prompting tsunami watches and warnings for countries across the ... Read more...

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Huge quake off Indonesia prompts tsunami warnings


April 11th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A major earthquake struck off the west coast of northern Sumatra on early Wednesday afternoon, seismologists said, prompting tsunami warnings for multiple countries.The 8.7-magnitude earthquake at 2:38 ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake shakes northeast Japan, no damage


March 27th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO, Japan (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck just off the coast of northeastern Japan on early Tuesday evening, seismologists and witnesses said, but there were no immediate reports of damage ... Read more...

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6.7-magnitude earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea


March 22nd, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by BNO News
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the island of New Guinea in Papua New Guinea on early Thursday morning, seismologists said.The 6.7-magnitude earthquake at 8:15 a.m. ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits the South Pacific Ocean, no tsunami warning


January 29th, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by BNO News
RAOUL ISLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the Kermadec Islands in the South Pacific Ocean on early Sunday morning, seismologists said, but no tsunami warnings were issued. Damage or ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake strikes off eastern Indonesia, causing panic


November 14th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by BNO News
LABUHA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the Molucca Sea in eastern Indonesia on early Monday afternoon, seismologists said, causing panic but no damage or casualties.The 6.4-magnitude earthquake at 1.05 ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake strikes far off Mexico’s Pacific coast, no damage


November 1st, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by BNO News
SOCORRO ISLAND, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Mexico on early Tuesday morning, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties.The 6.0-magnitude ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake strikes central Peru, no casualties


October 29th, 2011 - 2:21 am ICT by BNO News
ICA, PERU (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck south of the Peruvian city of Ica on early Friday afternoon, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of major damage or ... Read more...

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Strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolts the Pacific Ocean near Tonga


September 23rd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by BNO News
NIUAFO'OU, TONGA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the Pacific island nation of Tonga on early Friday afternoon, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The ... Read more...

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7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Fiji


September 16th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fiji, Sept 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 7.3 magnitude quake has struck Fiji. The US Geological Survey reported on Friday that the quake struck earlier in the day hitting at a depth of ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake strikes western Indonesia, no word on casualties


September 6th, 2011 - 1:34 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck Northern Sumatra in western Indonesia on early Tuesday morning, seismologists said, but there was no immediate word about damage or casualties. No tsunami alert ... Read more...

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Deep 6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes off East Timor; no damage


August 30th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by BNO News
DILI, EAST TIMOR (BNO NEWS) -- A strong but deep earthquake struck the waters off the Asian country of East Timor on late Tuesday afternoon, seismologists said, but there were no reports ... Read more...

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Strong quake strikes off eastern Japan, no damage


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the coast of eastern Japan on early Monday evening, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The 6.0-magnitude earthquake ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake jolts eastern Japan


August 12th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the eastern coast of Japan on early Friday morning, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The 6.0-magnitude earthquake ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake jolts eastern Japan, no damage


August 1st, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck Suruga Bay in eastern Japan on late Monday evening, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The 6.1-magnitude earthquake at ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake rocks Papua New Guinea’s New Britain, no reports of damage


June 16th, 2011 - 11:15 am ICT by BNO News
KANDRIAN, PAPUA NEW GUINEA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck an island of Papua New Guinea (P.N.G.) on late Thursday morning, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake shakes Papua New Guinea, no tsunami warning


May 16th, 2011 - 4:11 am ICT by BNO News
ARAWA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck Papua New Guinea on early Monday morning, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The 6.5-magnitude earthquake ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits the South Pacific Ocean, southwest of Vanuatu


May 11th, 2011 - 3:26 am ICT by BNO News
ISANGEL (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the South Pacific Ocean on early Tuesday evening, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The 6.8-magnitude earthquake at 7.55 ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake strikes the Solomon Islands, no tsunami alert


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by BNO News
SOLOMON ISLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck near the Solomon Islands on Saturday afternoon, seismologists said, but no tsunami warnings were issued.The 6.9-magnitude earthquake at 3.16 p.m. local time (0416 ... Read more...

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Strong quake strikes the South Pacific Ocean, no tsunami alert


March 31st, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by BNO News
WAILAGI LALA, FIJI (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the South Pacific Ocean on early Thursday afternoon, not far from an island part of Fiji, seismologists said. No tsunami warnings were ... Read more...

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Strong 6.8 earthquake rocks northeast Myanmar


March 24th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by BNO News
YANGON, BURMA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck the northeastern region of Burma Thursday evening, near its border with Laos, China, and Thailand; and was felt as far away as Bangkok, ... Read more...

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Myanmar/Thailand shaken by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake


March 24th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangkok, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Northeastern Myanmar has been hit by a earthquake which was 7.0 in magnitude. The earthquake happened at 13:55:12 UTC and the epicenter was 89 km north of ... Read more...

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Massive tsunami claims over 100 lives in Japan


March 11th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 11 (ANI): The devastating tsunami following an 8.9 earthquake magnitude off the northeastern coast in Japan has reportedly killed over hundreds of people and injured many others.Around 300 bodies ... Read more...

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Massive tsunami kills 23 in Japan


March 11th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 11 (ANI): The devastating tsunami following a 8.9 earthquake magnitude off the northeastern coast in Japan has reportedly killed 23 people and injuring many others.The earthquake has led to ... Read more...

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Tsunami warnings issued for Hawaii, California and Oregon


March 11th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by BNO News
HONOLULU (BNO NEWS) -- Tsunami warnings were issued for the U.S. state of Hawaii and the U.S. West Coast on early Friday morning, officials said, prompting evacuations along coastal shorelines.The warning and ... Read more...

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Tsunami warning issued for Hawaii, tsunami watches for U.S. coastlines


March 11th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by BNO News
HONOLULU (BNO NEWS) -- A tsunami warning was issued for the U.S. state of Hawaii on late Thursday evening, officials said, while tsunami watches were issued for parts of the U.S. mainland.The ... Read more...

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Disaster management operations on: Japan PM


March 11th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 11 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan on Friday said that the country's disaster management operations have been activated to counter the after effects of earthquake-cum-tsunami measuring 8.9 in the ... Read more...

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Tsunamis strike Japan after enormous earthquakes, casualties reported


March 11th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- A series of enormous earthquakes struck off the Pacific coast of northeastern Japan on early Friday afternoon, seismologists said, generating large tsunamis that devastated coastlines and prompting tsunami ... Read more...

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