tsunami risk

Activists brief Jayalalithaa on Kudankulam hazards (Lead)


February 29th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday assured a delegation of anti-Kudankalam protesters that that she would study their report on the risks from the power ... Read more...

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Activists brief Jayalalithaa on Kudankulam risks


February 29th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday assured a delegation from the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE), who briefed her about the risks of the ... Read more...

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Magnitude-7 quake hits Japan (Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 1 (IANS) An undersea quake measuring 7 on the Richter scale Sunday struck off Torishima Island in eastern Japan but there was no report of damage or casualty.The ... 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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6.3-magnitude quake hits near Japan’s Chiba region


April 12th, 2011 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 12 (IANS) A magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred offshore near Chiba prefecture in eastern Japan at 8.08 a.m. local time Tuesday, Xinhua quoted Japan Meteorological Agency as stating.The epicentre ... Read more...

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Strong quake shakes northeastern Japan, no damage reported


March 31st, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake shook northeastern Japan on late Thursday afternoon, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The 6.0-magnitude earthquake at 4.15 p.m. local ... Read more...

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Tsunami risk higher than expected in LA, other major cities


October 11th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the risk of destructive tsunamis is in places such as Kingston, Istanbul, and Los Angeles.Geologists studying the Haiti earthquake have said that ... Read more...

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Coastal residents need better education about tsunamis: Experts


September 18th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 18 (ANI): The ability of the US to detect and forecast tsunami may have improved in the last efforts, but the current efforts are still not enough to meet the ... Read more...

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Strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea; no tsunami risk


August 21st, 2010 - 1:41 am ICT by BNO News
PORT MORESBY, PAPUA NEW GUINEA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck offshore Papua New Guinea's Bougainville region on early Saturday morning, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage or ... Read more...

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Strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia; no tsunami risk


August 3rd, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck Indonesia's Molucca Sea on Tuesday, seismologists said, but no tsunami warnings were issued.The 6.3-magnitude earthquake at 08:08 p.m. local time (1208 GMT) was centered ... Read more...

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Strong 6.7-magnitude aftershock causes power outages in quake-hit Chile


March 16th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO (BNO NEWS) -- A very strong aftershock struck central Chile on Monday night, seismologists said, causing power outages but no aparent major damage according to Chilean officials.The 6.7-magnitude earthquake happened ... Read more...

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At least 47 dead, many injured after massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile (Update)


February 27th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO, CHILE (BNO NEWS) -- A massive earthquake struck near Concepcion, Chile on Saturday, seismologists said, causing at least 47 deaths, according to Chilean president Michelle Bachelet. The earthquake, which had a magnitude ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits off Russia’s Kuril Islands


February 6th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by BNO News
KURIL'SK, KURIL ISLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the the Kuril Islands in Russia's Sakhalin Oblast region on Saturday afternoon, seismologists said. There was no damage.The earthquake, which had ... Read more...

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Solomon Islands quake sheds light on enhanced tsunami risk


April 10th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Geoscientists have said that the 2007 Solomon Island earthquake may point to previously unknown increased earthquake and tsunami risks because of the unusual tectonic plate geography and the ... Read more...

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Small tsunami after huge earthquake off Tonga


March 20th, 2009 - 9:50 am ICT by admin
New York, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- A massive and potentially destructive earthquake with a magnitude of 7.9 struck 130 miles southeast of Nuku'alofa, Tonga on Thursday, according to the United States ... Read more...

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