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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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7.6-magnitude quake off central Philippines (Lead, Changing dateline)


August 31st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 31 (IANS) A major earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale was felt off the east coast of Samar province in the central Philippines at 8.47 p.m. local ... Read more...

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Quake jolts India-Myanmar border


July 15th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 15 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted the India-Myanmar border region early Sunday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.The quake occurred at 1.25 ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits deep underneath northern Argentina


May 29th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO, ARGENTINA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck deep underneath northern Argentina on early Monday morning, causing no damage or casualties, seismologists and local officials said. Deep earthquakes regularly ... Read more...

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Magnitude 6.4 quake hits Argentina, no casualties


May 28th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale jolted Santiago del Estero province in northern Argentina early Monday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. No casualties ... Read more...

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5.9-magnitude earthquake hits off Oregon coast, no damage


April 12th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by BNO News
COOS BAY, OREGON (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Oregon on early Wednesday afternoon, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties and no ... Read more...

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Tsunami less likely, says expert


April 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) The nature of the massive earthquake that struck off Indonesia Wednesday makes it "less likely to produce a destructive tsunami", an expert said.Bruce Presgrave of the ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake strikes central Australia, no damage


March 24th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by BNO News
ERNABELLA, Australia (BNO NEWS) -- The central region of Australia was struck by the country's largest earthquake in nearly 15 years on Friday evening, seismologists said, but there were no reports of ... Read more...

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Strong quake jolts Mexico


March 21st, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 21 (IANS) Strong tremors were felt in Mexico City and prompted residents to flee in panic from swaying buildings Tuesday as a powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake jolted Mexico.The ... Read more...

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Strong quake strikes Russia-Mongolia border region, no damage


February 27th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by BNO News
KYZYL, Russia (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck southwestern Siberia near the border with Mongolia on early Sunday afternoon, seismologists and witnesses said. There were no immediate reports of major damage ... Read more...

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6.0-magnitude earthquake hits off the coast of Oregon, no damage


February 16th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by BNO News
COOS BAY, OREGON (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Oregon on early Tuesday evening, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties and no ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits northern Chile, no damage


December 9th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
VALLENAR, CHILE (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck near a city in northern Chile on early Wednesday evening, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The 5.8-magnitude ... Read more...

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5.8 magnitude quake hits Nicobar Islands (Lead)


December 1st, 2011 - 4:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) A moderate earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale jolted India's Nicobar Islands early Thursday.The quake hit the islands at 1.12 a.m., Xinhua quoted the ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits off the coast of Oregon, no damage


October 13th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by BNO News
COOS BAY, OREGON (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Oregon on early Wednesday evening, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties and no ... Read more...

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Strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolts the Pacific Ocean near Tonga


September 23rd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by BNO News
NIUAFO'OU, TONGA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the Pacific island nation of Tonga on early Friday afternoon, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The ... Read more...

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7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Fiji


September 16th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fiji, Sept 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 7.3 magnitude quake has struck Fiji. The US Geological Survey reported on Friday that the quake struck earlier in the day hitting at a depth of ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake strikes off Cuba’s coast, no damage


September 15th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CRUZ, CUBA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the southeastern coast of Cuba on early Thursday morning, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The ... Read more...

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5.8 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Virginia, Washington, D.C.


August 24th, 2011 - 1:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 5.8 magnitude earthquake has struck Virginia. The quake was felt in Washington, New York and North Carolina. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the quake struck ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake strikes southwest of Sumatra, no damage


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake stuck southwest of Sumatra in Indonesia on early Tuesday morning, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties.The 6.2-magnitude earthquake at 3.12 ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake jolts eastern Japan, no damage


August 1st, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck Suruga Bay in eastern Japan on late Monday evening, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The 6.1-magnitude earthquake at ... Read more...

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Strong quake in central Asia kills 13, injures dozens


July 20th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by BNO News
BISHKEK (BNO NEWS) -- At least 13 people were killed and dozens more were injured when a strong earthquake struck the southwest Kyrgyzstan and eastern Uzbekistan border area on early Wednesday morning, ... Read more...

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No casualties after strong earthquake jolts Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan border area


July 20th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by BNO News
BISHKEK (BNO NEWS) -- Some damage but there were no reports of casualties after a strong earthquake struck the southwestern Kyrgyzstan and eastern Uzbekistan border area on early Wednesday morning, officials said.The ... 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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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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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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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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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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5.9-magnitude quake hits Fiji region


March 27th, 2011 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Suva, March 27 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted Fiji region Sunday, said US Geological Survey.The quake's epicentre, with a depth of 13.40 km, was ... Read more...

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Strong 6.8 earthquake rocks northeast Myanmar


March 24th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by BNO News
YANGON, BURMA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck the northeastern region of Burma Thursday evening, near its border with Laos, China, and Thailand; and was felt as far away as Bangkok, ... Read more...

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Japan moved by 2.4 metres due to quake: US Geological Survey


March 13th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 13 (ANI): Japan's biggest recorded earthquake appears to have moved the island by about 2.4 metres, according to the US Geological Survey."That's a reasonable number. Eight feet, that's certainly ... Read more...

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Strong quake hits off southern Taiwan, no threat


February 15th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by BNO News
TAIPEI CITY, TAIWAN (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the coast of southern Taiwan on Tuesday afternoon, seismologists said, but no damage or casualties were reported.The 5.7-magnitude earthquake at 3.18 ... 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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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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Dead birds falling from sky ‘is not the end of nature’


January 7th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): The recent spate of incidents where in one case, 500 red-wing blackbirds died together in Louisiana and in another, 100 jackdaws turned up dead on a street in ... 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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