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  1. News - World - EARTHQUAKE

    Chile declares disaster after 8.2-magnitude quake sparks mass evacuations

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 09:02am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Santiago An 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck Chile on Tuesday, killing five and triggering a tsunami that hit the northern coast of the country and a warning for South and Central America's Pacific regions Five dead after massive 8.2 quake off northern Chile coast sparks tsunami, evacuations A major earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck off the coast of northern ...

  2. News - China - EARTHQUAKE

    29 injured as 5.9-magnitude earthquake rocks southwest China

    Posted May 30th 2014, 10:26am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Twenty-nine people were injured, with five in serious condition, after a 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China close to the border with Myanmar this morning. Tremors were strongly felt in Yingjiang county, where residents rushed to open areas when the quake hit at around 9.20am, according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre. It ...

  3. News - Asia - EARTHQUAKE

    Few injuries as strong 6.0 earthquake jolts Tokyo region

    Posted May 05th 2014, 08:59am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo A strong earthquake jolted Tokyo early Monday, rattling windows and nerves, though there were no initial reports of major damage and few injuries. The Japan ... not immediately available. The national broadcaster NHK said it was the strongest quake felt in the Japanese capital since the aftershocks of a magnitude-9 earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 off ...

  4. News - World - EARTHQUAKE

    6.9-magnitude earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea's Bougainville

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 10:33am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea’s Bougainville Island Saturday but there was no risk of a widespread tsunami, seismologists ... it’s such a large event there’s a possibility of damage in that area,” seismologist Emma Mathews told AFP. “But it’s nothing out of the ordinary for such an earthquake-prone country.” Mathews ...

  5. News - China - EARTHQUAKE

    10 injured after 5.4-magnitude earthquake jolts southwest China

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 11:07am by Agence France Press in Beijing

    ... Agence France Press in Beijing A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck southwest China on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, with authorities checking for damage. Ten people were injured ... Saturday morning, USGS said. It struck seven kilometres  from the town of Xiluodu in Yongshan County, which is home to the Xiluodu Dam-- one of the tallest in the world. The China Earthquake ...

  6. News - World - EARTHQUAKE

    Small tsunami hits Japan after powerful 8.2 earthquake off coast of Chile

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 11:53pm by AFP and AP

    ... a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake thousands of kilometres away across the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Chile. The Japan Meteorological Agency said waves of 20 centimetres were monitored in Kuji, ... by the 2011 quake and tsunami, which killed more than 18,000 people and triggered a nuclear accident in Fukushima. Videographic: Why some spots on earth see so many earthquakes The agency warned ...

  7. News - World - EARTHQUAKE

    Powerful 6.9 earthquake strikes off California coast, no damage reported

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 02:14pm by Agence France-Presse, Associated Press

    ... Agencies in California A powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck late Sunday off the coast of northern California, the US Geological Survey reported. The US Geological Survey says ... and saying that “a widespread destructive tsunami threat does not exist based on historical earthquake and tsunami data.” Agence France-Presse, Associated Press ...

  8. News - China - EARTHQUAKE

    Remote region of Xinjiang rocked by powerful earthquake

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 07:13pm by AFP

    ... and shallow magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck the far western region of Xinjiang yesterday, but in a sparsely populated area, the US Geological Survey said. The tremor was only 12.5 kilometres deep, but hit in an extremely remote area about 270 kilometres east-southeast of Hotan, the USGS said. The China Earthquake Networks Centre reported the quake's magnitude as 7.3. Another magnitude ...

  9. News - China - EARTHQUAKE

    Three schoolchildren injured by falling debris as quake hits Taiwan

    Posted May 21st 2014, 09:36am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Residents feel two strong aftershocks as 5.9-magnitude quake hits in southwest A 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolted Taiwan today, shaking buildings ... of the earthquake at 5.6, with its epicentre at a depth of 11 kilometres. Residents on many parts of the island felt the quake, which was followed by two major aftershocks of more than 3.0 magnitude, ...

  10. News - World - EARTHQUAKE

    Earthquake of 5.9 magnitude hits off coast of Chile

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 09:26am by Reuters in Chile

    ... Reuters in Chile A shallow earthquake of 5.9 magnitude struck off the coast of Chile on Friday, the US Geological Survey reported. There were no immediate reports of damage. The quake’s epicentre was located 71km  southwest of Iquique, Chile, at a depth of 7.3 km. ...




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