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Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes east of Philippines: USGS

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MANILA (Reuters) – A 6.1 magnitude quake struck off the eastern Philippines on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There was no immediate report of damage. The quake, 80 km deep, struck 111 km east of Surigao on Mindanao. The Philippines, regularly hit by quakes, is on the Pacific “Ring of Fire”, a horse-shoe shaped Read More

5.1 magnitude earthquake hits Azerbaijan, tremors felt in capital Baku

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Published time: 5 Feb, 2019 20:18 Edited time: 5 Feb, 2019 20:29 A 5.1 magnitude earthquake has struck in the Caucasus Mountains, with the epicenter 10 kilometers below the surface near the town of Basqal, in Azerbaijan’s Ismayilli region. The tremors were strong enough to be felt in Baku. The quake was registered at 11:41 Read More

Oarfish washed up in Japan spark fears of natural disaster

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By Alix Culbertson, news reporter Giant deep-sea fish washing up on Japan’s shores has sparked fears of an impending earthquake or tsunami. Three oarfish have been seen over the past week off the north coast of Japan, bringing the total discovered this season to seven. The metres long eel-like fish are considered harbingers of doom Read More

6.1-magnitude earthquake strikes off coast of Sumatra, Indonesia – USGS

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Published time: 2 Feb, 2019 10:02 Edited time: 2 Feb, 2019 10:22 A 6.1-magnitude earthquake has been reported off the coast of Sumatra in Indonesia. The quake occurred 166km south-southeast of Muara Siberut. The United States Geographical Survey (USGS) reports the earthquake was 10 kilometers deep. Meanwhile, the Indonesian authorities are reporting the incident as Read More

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes near Sumatra in Indonesia: USGS

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JAKARTA (Reuters) – A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck off Sumatra island in Indonesia at a depth of 10 km on Saturday afternoon, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said there were no immediate reports of damage and that there was no potential for tsunami. An initial USGS reading had put Read More

Magnitude 6.6 quake strikes southern Mexico

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck Mexico’s southern state of Chiapas on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, with the quake being felt as far away as El Salvador. An official with emergency services in Chiapas said that he felt the quake but that he did not see any immediate damage. Read More

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes off east Taiwan: USGS

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TAIPEI (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 struck off Taiwan on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, shaking buildings in the capital, Taipei, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The quake struck a depth of 19.8 km (12 miles) about 92 km (57 miles) east of Hualien county, which is Read More

Miners trapped underground after 4.8 earthquake shakes Polish work-site

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A mine in western Poland had to start a rescue operation after it was hit by strong shock waves, trapping some miners beneath the surface. While 32 workers were at the Rudna mine in Polkowice at the time the tremor hit, the majority were able to quickly evacuate to safety. 14 miners were initially trapped Read More

Magnitude 6.6 quake strikes off Indonesia's Sumbawa: USGS

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck south of the Indonesian town of Raba, off the central island of Sumbawa, the U.S. Geological Survey said, the second quake to hit the area on Tuesday. There was no immediate tsunami warning or reports of damage or casualties from the quake, which hit at a Read More