tsunami warnings

Powerful earthquake hits southwestern Colombia, no casualties


October 1st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Colombia near the border with Ecuador on late Sunday morning, seismologists and witnesses said, but there were no immediate reports of ... Read more...

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Damage reported after magnitude-7.6 earthquake hits Costa Rica


September 5th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by BNO News
HOJANCHA, COSTA RICA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck the coast of Costa Rica on early Wednesday evening, causing at least some damage and prompting tsunami warnings which were later canceled, ... Read more...

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Powerful quake off Philippines triggers small tsunami


August 31st, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by BNO News
GUIUAN, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines on Friday evening, prompting a tsunami warning for several countries, seismologists and officials said. A small ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake shakes Papua New Guinea, no damage


August 20th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by BNO News
ANGORAM, PAPUA NEW GUINEA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck on land near the north coast of New Guinea in Papua New Guinea on early Monday morning, seismologists said, but there ... Read more...

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Huge earthquakes strike off Indonesia, prompt tsunami warnings (Update 2)


April 11th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two major earthquakes struck off the west coast of northern Sumatra in Indonesia on Wednesday afternoon, seismologists said, prompting tsunami watches and warnings for countries across the ... Read more...

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Huge earthquakes strike off Indonesia, prompt tsunami warnings (Update 1)


April 11th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two major earthquakes struck off the west coast of northern Sumatra in Indonesia on Wednesday afternoon, seismologists said, prompting tsunami watches and warnings for countries across the ... 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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Huge quake off Indonesia prompts tsunami warnings


April 11th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A major earthquake struck off the west coast of northern Sumatra on early Wednesday afternoon, seismologists said, prompting tsunami warnings for multiple countries.The 8.7-magnitude earthquake at 2:38 ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits the South Pacific Ocean, no tsunami warning


January 29th, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by BNO News
RAOUL ISLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the Kermadec Islands in the South Pacific Ocean on early Sunday morning, seismologists said, but no tsunami warnings were issued. Damage or ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake prompts brief tsunami warning in Alaska


September 2nd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake in the Pacific Ocean on early Friday morning prompted a brief tsunami warning for Alaska's Aleutian Islands, officials said. There were no reports of ... Read more...

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Powerful 7.1-magnitude quake strikes near Vanuatu - USGS


May 10th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck close to the island nation of Vanuatu on early Tuesday evening, seismologists said, but no tsunami warnings were issued.The 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck ... 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 earthquake rocks Greek island, felt in Egypt


April 1st, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by BNO News
CRETE, GREECE (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the Greek island of Crete on late Friday afternoon, seismologists said, damaging some homes but causing no casualties.The 6.2-magnitude earthquake at 4.29 ... Read more...

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Strong quake strikes the South Pacific Ocean, no tsunami alert


March 31st, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by BNO News
WAILAGI LALA, FIJI (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the South Pacific Ocean on early Thursday afternoon, not far from an island part of Fiji, seismologists said. No tsunami warnings were ... 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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Several strong quakes rocks northeastern Japan


March 23rd, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 23 (ANI): Several strong earthquakes shook northeastern parts of Japan on Wednesday morning, days after a devastaing 8.9 magnitude earthquake-cum-tsunami rocked the country on March 11, the Japan Meteorological Agency ... Read more...

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Japan faces fears of n-radiation, more quakes (Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 16 (IANS) Japan struggles to move on with relief efforts as survivors of the devastating earthquake and tsunami are facing lack of food, water and medicines, amid escalating ... Read more...

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Another earthquake rocks Japan


March 16th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 16 (IANS) A strong earthquake of magnitude 6 on the Richter scale jolted Japan's Kanto region Wednesday, Xinhua reported.According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the quake, which occurred ... 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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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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Japan quake toll rises to 61


March 11th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An 8.9-magnitude earthquake, which hit northeastern Japan Friday generating a tsunami as high as 10 metres and causing lot of devastation, has killed at least ... 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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Tsunami to hit US west coast, Alaska


March 11th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tsunami waves unleashed by a series of massive earthquakes in north-east Japan Friday are expected to strike the western coast of the US and Alaska, ... Read more...

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Tsunamis in the past 10 years


March 11th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 11 (IANS) A massive earthquake measuring 8.9 magnitude on the Richter scale hit Japan Friday, triggering a 10-metre-high tsunami that washed away houses and buildings and inundated large ... 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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Tsunami warnings issued for Hawaii, California and Oregon


March 11th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by BNO News
HONOLULU (BNO NEWS) -- Tsunami warnings were issued for the U.S. state of Hawaii and the U.S. West Coast on early Friday morning, officials said, prompting evacuations along coastal shorelines.The warning and ... 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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Tsunamis strike Japan after enormous earthquakes, casualties reported


March 11th, 2011 - 2:03 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 large tsunamis that devastated coastlines and prompting tsunami ... Read more...

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Massive earthquake rocks Japan, tsunami warnings issued


March 11th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- A massive earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Japan on early Friday afternoon, seismologists said, prompting tsunami warnings for multiple countries.The 7.9-magnitude earthquake at 2.46 p.m. local ... Read more...

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Strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake rocks Vanuatu


December 29th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by BNO News
ISANGEL, VANUATU (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off Vanuatu on late Wednesday afternoon, seismologists said, but no tsunami warnings were issued.The 6.6-magnitude earthquake at 5.54 p.m. local time (0654 GMT) ... Read more...

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Tsunami waves observed after powerful Vanuatu quake, warnings canceled


December 25th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by BNO News
ISANGEL, VANUATU ISLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- Tsunami activity was observed on early Sunday morning after a major earthquake struck near the Vanuatu Islands in the South Pacific Ocean, seismologists and tsunami experts ... Read more...

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Powerful 7.6 quake near Vanuatu prompts tsunami warnings


December 25th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by BNO News
VANUATU ISLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- Parts of the Pacific are under a tsunami warning on early Sunday morning after a major earthquake struck near the Vanuatu Islands, seismologists and tsunami experts said.The ... Read more...

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Tsunami warnings issued following powerful quake near Vanuatu


December 25th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by BNO News
VANUATU ISLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- Tsunami warnings were issued for several countries on early Sunday morning after a powerful earthquake struck near the Vanuatu Islands, seismologists and tsunami experts said.The 7.6-magnitude earthquake ... Read more...

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Tsunami warnings in effect after major earthquake hits off Japan


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- Japan issued a tsunami warning for some of its islands on early Wednesday morning after a powerful earthquake struck off its coast.The 7.4-magnitude earthquake at 3.19 a.m. local ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake strikes the South Sandwich Islands, no damage


December 8th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by BNO News
VISOKOI ISLAND, SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck near the South Sandwich Islands on early Wednesday morning, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties.The ... Read more...

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