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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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Strong quake jolts Mexico


March 21st, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 21 (IANS) Strong tremors were felt in Mexico City and prompted residents to flee in panic from swaying buildings Tuesday as a powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake jolted Mexico.The ... 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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Speedways towards tsunami-hit Japanese regions blocked


March 14th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Natori (Japan), March 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japanese authorities have blocked several speedways towards tsunami and tremor-hit regions to ensure that rescue vehicles are not hampered in any way, reports a ... Read more...

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California City Moved 31 Inches South By Major Earthquake!


June 28th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A major earthquake which rocked the Baja California area and the southwestern border of the United States back in April has actually moved one of California’s border cities, ... Read more...

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Chile Hit By Yet Another Major Aftershock


March 12th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Santiago, Chile, Mar 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The horror story of Chile's earthquake does not seem to be over yet. The country was hit by yet another aftershock of considerable magnitude ... Read more...

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Chicago wakes up to a 4.3 magnitude earthquake


February 10th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chicago residents were jolted awake, when a 4.3 magnitude earthquake struck the area early morning on Wednesday morning. It particularly struck northern Illinois. The centre of ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake shakes Poland, no damage reported


February 6th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by BNO News
LEGNICA, POLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake struck northwest of the Polish city of Legnica on Saturday morning, seismologists said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The earthquake, which ... Read more...

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Man pulled alive from the Haiti earthquake rubble


January 28th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-au-Prince, Jan 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was a miracle of sorts, when a man who had been buried in the Haiti earthquake rubble, was pulled out after 14 days. He was ... 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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Haiti still in turmoil as death toll rises to 200,000


January 19th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Even though it has been 1 week since the earthquake, Haiti is still in turmoil, as there is no proper system in place. There are reports ... Read more...

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Haiti death toll keeps on rising


January 19th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The death toll in last Tuesday’s earthquake in Haiti is rising. Authorities in Haiti now estimate 200,000 people have been killed by last week's earthquake. ... Read more...

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Wyclef Jean refuses that he benefitted personally from his charity’s alleged misdoings


January 19th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper Wyclef Jean is under fire for the administrative errors made by his charity NGO ‘Yele’. He also admitted to the same, but he did clarify ... Read more...

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46 UN staff killed in Haiti quake


January 19th, 2010 - 3:18 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 19 (IANS) At least 46 staff of the UN were killed in the devastating earthquake that rocked the Haitian capital of Port-au Prince last week, the global organisation said ... Read more...

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Haiti earthquake survivors getting desperate for aid


January 16th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Jan 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After the shock of losing their loved ones and materialistic possessions as well, the Haiti earthquake survivors are struggling all the more. This is because the ... Read more...

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US Businesses hit hard by the Haiti earthquake


January 15th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some US Businesses are hit hard by the earthquake in Haiti, as Haiti was an important part of their business strategy, whether for procurement of ... Read more...

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Around 200 UN personnel missing in the Haiti earthquake


January 15th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Around 200 UN personnel were reported missing in the 7.0-magnitude Haitian earthquake which happened around 4.53 p.m. local time on Tuesday. It was the strongest ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama pledges $100 million in aid to Haiti


January 15th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 7.0-magnitude Haitian earthquake happened around 4.53 p.m. local time on Tuesday, according to the United States Geological Survey, making it the strongest earthquake ever ... Read more...

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Wyclef Jean, Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt to aid the Haiti earthquake victims


January 15th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood stars Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and rapper Wyclef Jean have come forward to help the victims of the Haiti earthquake. Rapper Wyclef Jean has ... Read more...

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Magnitude of Haiti quake surprises experts


January 14th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 14 (ANI): The intensity of the Haiti earthquake that killed nearly 500,000 people has left experts intensely surprised, with the magnitude 7 quake being touted as the strongest earthquake ... Read more...

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Haiti Presidential Palace ruined in the earthquake


January 13th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-au-Prince, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Haiti Presidential Palace has been ruined very badly in the earthquake that struck the area yesterday. Along with the Presidential Palace a very popular hotel ... Read more...

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Haiti earthquake: 200 missing in Hotel Montana collapse


January 13th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-au-Prince, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A very popular hotel in the Haiti capital collapsed due to the massive earthquake. Hotel Montana collapsed and around 200 people are missing.A French minister said ... Read more...

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UK Firefighters to search for Haiti earthquake survivors


January 13th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The Hague, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) UK Firefighters have volunteered to go to Haiti to search for the earthquake survivors there. The team is composed of around 61 firefighters, lead by ... 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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Powerful earthquake on Haiti reportedly causes major damage


January 13th, 2010 - 6:38 am ICT by BNO News
HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck near Haiti's capital on Tuesday, prompting a tsunami watch for nearby coasts, officials said. Reports of catastrophic damage are coming in.The earthquake happened ... Read more...

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Major earthquake rocks Haiti’s capital - Felt as far as Jamaica (Update)


January 13th, 2010 - 6:20 am ICT by BNO News
HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck near Haiti's capital on Tuesday, prompting a tsunami watch for nearby coasts, officials said. Reports of heavy damage are coming in.The earthquake happened ... Read more...

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Powerful quake pushes New Zealand island closer to Australia


July 22nd, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 22 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale Wednesday pushed the South Island of New Zealand closer to Australia, scientists said. The epicenter of the quake was located at ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits Guatemala


May 4th, 2009 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, May 4 (DPA) A strong earthquake rattled Guatemala Sunday, with a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter scale, but there were no reports of injuries or damage. The earthquake struck at ... Read more...

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Earthquake measured 4.9 Richter shakes Sichuan, China


October 31st, 2008 - 10:12 am ICT by Bupha Ravirot
A moderate earth quake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale shook eastern region of Sichuan, China at 10:06 am CST, Friday, October, 31. reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.The quake struck ... Read more...

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Earthquake wakes up Britain


February 27th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA London, Feb 27 (DPA) Britain's strongest earthquake in nearly 25 years woke up people across the country Wednesday morning, officials said. The earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter Scale, according to the ... Read more...

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