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China quake: Toll rises to 67; over 700 injured


September 8th, 2012 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) At least 67 people have been confirmed dead and 731 were reported injured after multiple earthquakes struck a mountainous region in southwest China Friday, authorities said ... Read more...

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Five killed in Indonesian quakes (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, April 12 (IANS) Five people were killed and four injured in Aceh province Wednesday after two massive quakes struck off Indonesia, officials said Thursday."Five people were killed... one in ... Read more...

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One killed, four hurt in Indonesia quakes


April 12th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, April 12 (IANS) One person was killed and four injured following massive earthquakes in Indonesia's Aceh Wednesday, an official said here Thursday.Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, head of Data Center, Information ... Read more...

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New theory to reveal why midcontinent faults generate earthquakes?


July 31st, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Researchers at Purdue University may finally unravel the mystery of why the New Madrid fault - lying in the middle of the North American continent and not along ... Read more...

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China to help Cuba detect earthquakes


May 12th, 2010 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Havana, May 12 (IANS/EFE) China wants to help Cuba detect earthquakes and has sent sophisticated equipment and a team of experts to install as well as tutor Cuban officials on how to ... Read more...

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Top 5 ways to mess with Earth’s day


March 4th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): An article in Discovery News has featured the top 5 ways by which Earth's day can get messed up.The first way for a day to get messed up ... Read more...

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Hundreds feared dead in massive earthquake in Haiti (Third Lead)


January 13th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince/Washington, Jan 13 (DPA) Hundreds of people were feared dead Wednesday in Haiti after a major earthquake hit the impoverished Caribbean nation. The 7.0 magnitude quake is thought to be the worst ... Read more...

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UN Haiti headquarter collapses in earthquake


January 13th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 13 (IANS) The headquarter of the UN mission in Haiti has collapsed in a massive earthquake that struck the country Tuesday evening, an official said. Under Secretary General for Peacekeeping ... Read more...

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Massive earthquake devastates Haiti (Second Lead)


January 13th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 13 (DPA) A magnitude 7 earthquake struck Tuesday evening near this capital of Haiti, blocking roads, collapsing buildings and leaving bodies strewn in the streets. With spotty communications into the ... Read more...

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Catastrophe feared after big earthquake strikes Haiti (Lead)


January 13th, 2010 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (DPA) A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7 on the Richter scale struck Tuesday near Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince, blocking roads, collapsing buildings and leaving bodies strewn in ... Read more...

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Scientists monitor earthquake news on Twitter


December 17th, 2009 - 1:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Francisco, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists at the United States Geological Survey are sure moving with the times. They have noticed that users of the social networking and micro blogging ... Read more...

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Deep-water drilling identifying strains and slips in major earthquake fault


February 16th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): An international project is using cutting-edge deep-water drilling technology to identify strains and slips in the Nankai Trough, a major earthquake fault off the coast of Japan.Known ... Read more...

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Powerful quake hits Costa Rica, two killed (Lead)


January 9th, 2009 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
San Jose, Jan 9 (IANS) A powerful earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale struck north central Costa Rica Thursday, killing two girls and causing widespread damage, EFE news agency reported Friday.According ... Read more...

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Powerful quake jolts Costa Rica


January 9th, 2009 - 5:54 am ICT by IANS
San Jose, Jan 9 (IANS) A powerful earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale rocked northern Costa Rica late Thursday night, but there were no reports of any casualty, EFE news agency ... Read more...

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Ocean floor sediments may trigger off megaquakes and tsunamis


September 12th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 12 (ANI): Scientists in the US has found compelling evidence that ocean floor sediments may be the cause of megaquakes, including the earthquake and tsunami that struck the Indian ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits western Canada


August 28th, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (Xinhua) A powerful earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck near Vancouver island of western Canada Thursday morning, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake took place ... Read more...

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Toads warned of impending quake in Sichuan province on Saturday


May 13th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): Warnings about a major earthquake taking place in China's Sichuan province were, would you believe it, given by toads, two days before the tragedy. On Saturday, local ... Read more...

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Quake in China’s Sichuan province was ‘predicted’ five years ago


May 13th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): A seismologist warned more than five years ago that based on historical records and animal studies, a strong earthquake was likely in Sichuan. "Sichuan is virtually certain ... Read more...

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