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China quake kills 64, injures over 700 (Second Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 64 people have been confirmed dead and 715 others injured after multiple earthquakes struck a mountainous region in China's Yunnan province Friday, the province's ... Read more...

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24 killed, 150 injured in China quake (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 24 people were killed and 150 injured Friday in an earthquake that jolted southwest China's Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, authorities said.More than 100,000 people ... Read more...

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Five die in China quake


September 7th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least five people were killed and more than 20,000 houses damaged in an earthquake that jolted southwest China's Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Low-intensity quake in northeast


September 7th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 7 (IANS) A slight intensity earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale shook India's northeast late Thursday. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.The ... Read more...

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Mild tremor felt in parts of Odisha


August 31st, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 31 (IANS) An earthquake of low intensity measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale was felt in parts of Odisha Friday, an official said. No loss of life or ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake rocks eastern Greenland


August 30th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Aug 30 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale rocked the sea area off the eastern coast of Greenland Thursday, said the US Geological Survey, reported Xinhua.The ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake jolts Jammu and Kashmir


August 14th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 14 (IANS) A moderate intensity quake jolted Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday although authorities said no loss of life or property has been reported so far.An official of the ... Read more...

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300 killed in twin quakes in Iran (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 12 (IANS) A day after two major earthquakes jolted northwestern Iran, the toll has risen to 300, Fars news agency reported.According to Iranian Seismological Centre, a quake measuring ... Read more...

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Pakistan offers help to quake-hit Iran


August 12th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Pakistan has offered help to Iran after powerful earthquakes there killed 250 people and injured about 1,800 others, Geo News reported Sunday.Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez ... Read more...

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250 killed, 1,800 injured in Iran quakes


August 12th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 250 people were killed and over 1,800 injured as two powerful earthquakes rocked northwestern Iran, Fars news agency reported Sunday.A quake measuring ... Read more...

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Tremor rocks Ladakh area, no casualties


August 7th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) A light intensity earthquake rocked Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday, said an official. No loss of life or property was reported from anywhere in ... Read more...

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Two earthquakes hit northeastern states (Second Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 1 (IANS) Two earthquakes of moderate intensity hit northeastern India Sunday.The first measured 4.8 on the Richter scale, with its epicentre located at the Arunachal Pradesh-Tibet border, and ... Read more...

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Quake hits India’s northeast (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 1st, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 1 (IANS) An earthquake of moderate intensity jolted India's northeast Sunday morning. Officials said there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.The quake measured 5.8 ... Read more...

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Quake hits Indonesia


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 23 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale struck Indonesia Saturday, but there was no immediate report of damage or casualty.The tremor struck around 11.30 a.m. ... Read more...

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6.4 Earthquake hits off Japan’s east coast


June 18th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sendai, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An earthquake of a 6.4-magnitude has jolted the sea area off Japan’s east coast. Despite the high magnitude of this seism, which has affected Honshu, the main ... Read more...

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Japan okays multiple-entry visa to Chinese tourists


June 12th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 12 (IANS) Japan will grant multiple-entry visas from July to Chinese tourists travelling to quake and tsunami hit areas, the foreign ministry said Tuesday.The country was devastated by ... Read more...

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Five bodies found in quake-hit Afghan district


June 12th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 12 (IANS) Five bodies have been found from the rubble in an Afghan district that was hit by a landslide after an earthquake jolted parts of the country ... Read more...

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Strong quake hits Taiwan


June 10th, 2012 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, June 10 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale hit sea off Taiwan's eastern coast Sunday morning, according to the island's meteorological authorities. There was, however, ... Read more...

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8,000 agro jobs at risk due to Italy quakes


June 6th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 6 (IANS/AKI) Around 8,000 jobs in Italy's agriculture sector may be lost following two deadly earthquakes in the northern part of the country last month, an agriculture trade ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits deep underneath northern Argentina


May 29th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO, ARGENTINA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck deep underneath northern Argentina on early Monday morning, causing no damage or casualties, seismologists and local officials said. Deep earthquakes regularly ... Read more...

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Magnitude 6.4 quake hits Argentina, no casualties


May 28th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale jolted Santiago del Estero province in northern Argentina early Monday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. No casualties ... Read more...

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Strong quake hits Norwegian Sea: USGS


May 25th, 2012 - 7:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale jolted Norwegian Sea Thursday, the US. Geological Survey (USGS) reported.The temblor, which occurred at 10.47 p.m. ... Read more...

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Italy quake causes $250 mn loss to farmers


May 21st, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 21 (IANS/AKI) The earthquake that struck Italy Sunday caused a loss of around 200 million euros (over $250 million) to agriculture, a trade association said Monday.The Coldiretti farmers' ... Read more...

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Assam’s anti-dam activist starts protest fast


May 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 19 (IANS) Assam's farmer leader and anti-dam activist Akhil Gogoi Saturday started an indefinite hunger-strike near Dighalipukhuri in Guwahati.Hundreds of people from various walks of life joined the ... Read more...

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Low intensity quake shakes Kashmir


May 10th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) A light intensity tremor shook the Kashmir Valley late on Wednesday night, jolting many locals out of their sleep, the met office here said Thursday.Sonam Lotus, ... Read more...

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Magnitude 7.2 quake hits Mexico


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 2 (IANS) A major earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale jolted offshore Mexican state of Chiapas, Tuesday, according to a local radio station. There was no ... Read more...

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Mild quakes in Maharashtra, Gujarat


April 14th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Two mild earthquakes, measuring 4.5 and 4.9 on the Richter scale, shook Gujarat and Maharashtra here Saturday, a top weather official said.The first tremor was felt ... Read more...

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Second temblor rocks Indonesia


April 11th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, April 11 (IANS) A second temblor, this one measuring 8.2 on the Richter scale, struck off the west coast of northern Sumatra Wednesday, hours after a more intense ... Read more...

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Tsunami less likely, says expert


April 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) The nature of the massive earthquake that struck off Indonesia Wednesday makes it "less likely to produce a destructive tsunami", an expert said.Bruce Presgrave of the ... Read more...

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Japan to reopen three towns near Fukushima plant


March 31st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Around 16,000 people who were evacuated last year after the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan will return to their homes Sunday when three ... Read more...

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Mild quake hits Bengal, Bihar


March 28th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Siliguri, March 28 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale hit West Bengal and other parts of eastern India early Wednesday, the meteorological department said. There have been ... Read more...

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Strong quake hits Japan


March 27th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 27 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale jolted the sea off Japan's Iwate prefecture Tuesday, said the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).The epicentre of the quake, ... Read more...

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Mild quake in UP, aftershocks in Delhi (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) A slight earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was felt in western Uttar Pradesh early Tuesday, resulting in light aftershocks in parts of Delhi ... Read more...

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Mild quake in UP, tremors felt in Delhi


March 13th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) A slight earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was felt in western Uttar Pradesh early Tuesday with light aftershocks being experienced in parts of ... Read more...

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Moderate intensity tremor rocks Kashmir (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 12 (IANS) A moderate intensity tremor rocked the Kashmir Valley Monday but no immediate loss of life or property was reported, an official said.Sonam Lotus, director of the ... Read more...

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