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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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Quake jolts Indonesia, panic grips India (Roundup)


April 11th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hong Kong, April 11 (IANS) Two massive quakes shook Sumatra in Indonesia Wednesday, triggering a tsunami alert in 28 countries including India and panic all across India's east coast. ... Read more...

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NDMA rules out tsunami threat to India


April 11th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) here Wednesday appealed to people, particularly near coastal areas to not panic as there was no tsunami threat to ... Read more...

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Quake rattles Sumatra, India feels tremors (Third Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hong Kong, April 11 (IANS) Many states along India's east coast felt tremors after an earthquake measuring 8.5 on the Richter scale rocked Sumatra in Indonesia Wednesday. Disaster management ... Read more...

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7.2 quake hits Chile, no tsunami threat (Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 8:10 am ICT by IANS
New York/Santiago, March 26 (IANS) An undersea quake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale Sunday struck off the coast of Chile but there was no risk of a tsunami, officials ... Read more...

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No need for fear on Kudankulam n-plant: Kalam


November 7th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 7 (IANS) Asking people not to nurture even a nano sized particle fear about the safety of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has ... 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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No tsunami warning after Fiji quake (Lead)


September 16th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Suva, Sep 16 (IANS) There was no tsunami threat to Fiji that was rocked by a massive earthquake, authorities said.Fiji's Department of Mineral Resources said here that a 7.3 magnitude ... 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 jolts northeastern Japan, no tsunami threat


March 29th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off northeastern Japan on Tuesday afternoon, seismologists said, but no tsunami warnings were issued and there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The ... Read more...

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New Zealand cancels Tsunami warning


March 12th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar. 12 (ANI): New Zealand's tsunami warning prompted by the Japanese quake-generated tsunami has been cancelled.A Civil Defence spokesman said that, according to scientific advice, no further tsunami threat existed for ... Read more...

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Japan tsunami waves crush boats on US coast


March 12th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.12 (ANI): Tsunami waves from Japan's massive earthquake have damaged boats on the US West Coast and left one man missing after racing thousands of miles across the Pacific.Cindy Henderson, ... Read more...

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No threat to India, says tsunami warning centre


March 11th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): Following the massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami reported today near the northeast coast of Honshu, Japan, the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad, has ... Read more...

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Tsunami threat to India doesn’t exist: Government (Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) There is no threat of a tsunami along the Indian coast, the government said Friday after a magnitude-8.9 earthquake hit Japan, generating massive oceanic tides ... Read more...

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No tsunami threat to India


March 11th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) There is no threat of tsunami along the Indian coast, officials said Thursday after a massive earthquake triggered a devastating tsunami in Japan."There is no ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits off Norwegian island, no tsunami alert


January 29th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by BNO News
JAN MAYEN (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck near the Norwegian island of Jan Mayen on early Saturday morning, seismologists said, but no tsunami alert was issued.The 6.1-magnitude earthquake at 6.55 ... Read more...

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Powerful quake strikes off the Loyalty Islands; no tsunami threat


January 13th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by BNO News
TADINE, LOYALTY ISLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck northeast of the Loyalty Islands on early Friday morning, seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.The 7.3-magnitude earthquake at 3.16 a.m. ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake strikes off the Vanuatu Islands, no damage expected


January 9th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by BNO News
ISANGEL, VANUATU (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck near the Vanuatu Islands on early Sunday evening, seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued. The 6.9-magnitude earthquake at 9.03 p.m. local time ... Read more...

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Earthquake Of Magnitude 7.2 Hits Temuco, Chile


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An earthquake of magnitude 7.2 on the Richter scale shook southern Chile on Sunday, prompting some thousands of people to flee the coast in search of ... Read more...

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Chile hit by 7.2 magnitude earthquake


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): A 7.2 magnitude earthquake has been detected in the Pacific near the central coast of Chile, US authorities have said.News 24 quoted the US Geological Survey as ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake strikes off Japan, felt in Tokyo


November 30th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- A strong but deep earthquake struck under the seabed of the Pacific Ocean on early Tuesday afternoon, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits the Banda Sea in Indonesia, no damage


November 17th, 2010 - 3:32 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck deep underneath the Banda Sea in Indonesia on early Wednesday morning, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties. The 6.4-magnitude earthquake ... Read more...

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Tsunami warning canceled after powerful earthquake rocks Indonesia


October 25th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesia on Monday evening briefly issued a tsunami warning for some of its coastlines after a powerful earthquake struck off the western coast of Sumatra.The 7.2-magnitude earthquake at ... Read more...

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Tsunami warning issued after powerful quake rocks Indonesia


October 25th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesia on Monday evening issued a tsunami warning for its coastlines after a powerful earthquake struck off the western coast of Sumatra.The 7.2-magnitude earthquake was centered just off ... Read more...

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No reports of damage after powerful quake strikes the Gulf of California


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:59 am ICT by BNO News
LOS MOCHIS, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck the Gulf of California on late Thursday morning, seismologists and residents said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake strikes the Gulf of California


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by BNO News
LOS MOCHIS, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck the Gulf of California on late Thursday morning, seismologists and residents said.The earthquake at 11.53 a.m. local time was centered in ... Read more...

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Widespread damage reported after major earthquake hits New Zealand’s second largest city


September 4th, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by BNO News
NEW ZEALAND (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake rocked New Zealand's second largest city on early Saturday morning, seismologists said, and widespread damage is being reported. The 7.4-magnitude earthquake at 4.35 a.m. ... Read more...

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7.4-magnitude quake hits New Zealand


September 4th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (DPA) Tsunami monitoring agencies said they had detected no destructive tsunami after a deep earthquake of 7.4 magnitude struck near New Zealand's South Island Friday. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre ... Read more...

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Mariana Islands Hit With 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake


August 14th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An earthquake of 7.2 magnitude in the Richter hit the Mariana Islands region of the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 2.9 miles. It occurred on ... Read more...

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Strong aftershock hits far off Guam, no threat to land


August 14th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by BNO News
GUAM (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck south of the Mariana Islands on late Saturday afternoon, seismologists said, but the earthquake posed no threat.The 6.3-magnitude earthquake at 5.30 p.m. local time ... Read more...

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7.2-magnitude quake hits Guam


August 14th, 2010 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) A major 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck southwest of US territory Guam Saturday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported on its website. The quake occurred at 7:19 a.m. Saturday (local ... Read more...

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Powerful 7.5-magnitude earthquake hits off Vanuatu Islands, Port-Vila struck by small tsunami


August 10th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-VILA, VANUATU (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck off Vanuatu Islands on Tuesday, seismologists said, generating a small tsunami that struck the Vanuatu capital of Port-Vila.The 7.5-magnitude earthquake at 04:23 ... Read more...

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