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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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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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Strong earthquake strikes off Mexico’s Pacific coast, no damage


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by BNO News
TAPACHULA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Mexico on late Tuesday afternoon, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. No ... 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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India sounds tsunami warning after Indonesian quake


April 11th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) India Wednesday asked states along its east coast to be on high alert amid tsunami fears following a massive earthquake in Indonesia.The union home ministry ... Read more...

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Strong tremors in Chennai


April 11th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Strong tremors were felt in several places in Tamil Nadu Wednesday following the massive earthquake in Indonesia, with people coming out of their homes and some ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka issues tsunami warning after Indonesian quake (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 11 (IANS) Sri Lanka issued a tsunami warning after a massive earthquake jolted Sumatra, officials said here Wednesday.Several areas in the capital as well as the rest of ... Read more...

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6.8 magnitude quake jolts Japan (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 14 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale Wednesday hit Japan off the east coast of Honshu island, triggering a tsunami alert.The temblor came three days ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake strikes west of Vanuatu, no tsunami alert


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT VILA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck the Pacific Ocean near the island nation of Vanuatu on early Friday morning, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage ... Read more...

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Indonesia issues tsunami alert after 7.6 quake


January 11th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Jan 11 (IANS) Indonesia early Wednesday issued a tsunami warning after an undersea quake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale rocked the country's northern Aceh province.The tremor hit the ... Read more...

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Powerful quake hits Indonesia, no tsunami


November 14th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 14 (IANS) A shallow undersea quake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale hit eastern parts of Indonesia Monday. There was, however, no tsunami warning or immediate reports of ... Read more...

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India to join mock tsunami drill in Indian Ocean


October 11th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) India, along with 20 other nations, will participate in a mock tsunami drill Wednesday to test the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System (IOTWS), ... 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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Quake hits Indonesia’s Sumatra island


August 23rd, 2011 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 23 (IANS) A shallow undersea quake of 6.2 magnitude jolted Sumatra island of Indonesia early Tuesday, but no tsunami warning was being issued, the Meteorology and Geophysics ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquakes strike off Vanuatu, generating small tsunamis


August 21st, 2011 - 2:50 am ICT by BNO News
PORT VILA (BNO NEWS) -- Two powerful earthquakes struck off the island nation of Vanuatu on early Sunday morning, seismologists said, generating local tsunamis but causing no damage. The first earthquake at 3.55 ... Read more...

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Tsunami warning issued after quake hits Japan (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 10th, 2011 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 10 (IANS) A powerful earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale struck off the eastern Japan coast Sunday, prompting the authorities to issue a tsunami warning.The quake occurred ... Read more...

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Magnitude 6.6 quake hits New Britain region, Papua New Guinea (Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 16 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale jolted New Britain region, Papua New Guinea at 0003 GMT Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, but no ... Read more...

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Magnitude-6.9 quake hits Solomon Islands


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 23 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale jolted Solomon Islands at 0416 GMT Saturday, the US Geological Survey said.According to the USGS, no tsunami ... Read more...

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Two quakes jolt Japan’s Honshu island (Lead)


April 16th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) Two quakes struck Honshu island in Japan Saturday and one of them was felt strongly in Tokyo, Xinhua reported.The temblor measuring 6 on the Richter scale ... Read more...

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Magnitude 5.9 quake hits Japan’s Kanto region


April 16th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 16 (IANS) A magnitude-5.9 earthquake jolted Japan's Kanto region Saturday, said the Japan Meteorological Agency.The quake, which occurred at 11.19 a.m. (0219 GMT) with its focus in ... Read more...

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Magnitude 6.1 quake hits off Japan’s east coast: USGS


April 14th, 2011 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 14 (IANS) A magnitude-6.1 earthquake hit off the east coast of Honshu, Japan, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported Wednesday on its website.The quake, which had its ... Read more...

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Greenpeace to observe a month of Japanese tsunami


April 11th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) A candlelight vigil will be held Monday at India Gate in the city to mark one month of the earthquake-tsunami catastrophe that hit Japan.Greenpeace, the ... Read more...

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Tsunami warning lifted in quake-hit Japan (Second Lead)


April 11th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 11 (IANS) A tsunami alert that was sounded after a magnitude-7.1 quake jolted Japan Monday evening was later lifted as the magnitude was revised to 7.0, the Japan ... Read more...

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Japan hit by another 7.1-magnitude aftershock, tsunami warning issued


April 11th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 11(ANI): A magnitude-7.1 aftershock rattled Japan on Monday, one month after the 9.0-magnitude earthquake that spawned a deadly tsunami.The epicenter of the earthquake, which struck at a depth of 10 ... Read more...

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7.4-magnitude quake jolts Japan


April 7th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 7 (IANS) An quake measuring of 7.4 on the Richter scale jolted the Miyagi prefecture in eastern Japan Thursday evening. A tsunami warning was issued after the quake, ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake rocks Indonesian island, tsunami warning canceled


April 4th, 2011 - 5:02 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck the Indian Ocean south of the Indonesian island of Java on early Monday morning, seismologists said, prompting local residents to flee to higher ground. ... Read more...

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6.4 magnitude quake jolts Japan (Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 15 (IANS) The magnitude of an earthquake which jolted Japan's Shizuoka prefecture and its vicinity Tuesday evening was upgraded to 6.4 from 6.0 magnitude, Xinhua cited Japan Meteorological ... Read more...

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6 magnitude quake jolts Japan


March 15th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/Tokyo, March 15 (IANS) A magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolted Japan's Honshu island Tuesday, Xinhua cited China Earthquake Network Center as saying.The quake occurred at 9.31 p.m. (Beijing Time).Honshu, the ... Read more...

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‘Twilight’ stars evacuated from Vancouver Island after Tsunami warning


March 13th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Kristen Stewarts and Taylor Launter of "Twilight" fame have been evacuated from Vancouver Island after tsunami warnings were issued following the earthquake in Japan.The Twilight stars ... 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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Stewart, Lautner evacuated from Twilight set amid Tsunami fears


March 12th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Actors Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner along with the rest of the cast of 'Breaking Dawn' had to be evacuated from Vancouver Island due to Tsunami fears.The massive ... Read more...

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China removes tsunami warning


March 12th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.12 (ANI): China has removed a tsunami warning after huge waves caused by a massive earthquake in Japan were reduced to less than 50 centimeters by the time they reached Taiwan. Following ... Read more...

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At least 91 dead, scores missing after quake, tsunamis devastate Japan


March 11th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- A series of enormous earthquakes struck off the Pacific coast of northeastern Japan on early Friday afternoon, seismologists said, generating huge tsunamis that devastated coastlines and has prompted ... Read more...

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Indonesia issues tsunami warning


March 11th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 11 (IANS) Indonesia issued a tsunami warning Friday after an 8.9-magnitude earthquake hit Japan, Xinhua reported.The tsunami may arrive in Indonesia at about 6 p.m. (1100 GMT), an ... Read more...

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