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Quake in Italy Kills 4

Posted May 20th, 2012 at 7:50 am (UTC-5)
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A 6.0-magnitude earthquake has rattled northern Italy, killing at least four people, injuring dozens and damaging buildings. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was centered about 35 kilometers north-northwest of the city of Bologna at a depth of 5 kilometers. It struck about 4 a.m. local time Sunday, sending panic-stricken residents running into the […]

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Quake in Italy Kills 3

Posted May 20th, 2012 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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A 6.0-magnitude earthquake has rattled northern Italy, killing at least three people and damaging buildings. The U.S. Geological Survey says Sunday’s quake centered about 35 kilometers north-northwest of the city of Bologna at a depth of about 5 kilometers. The quake was followed by a series of aftershocks. The largest was a 5.1-magnitude aftershock that […]

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Quake in Italy Kills 3

Posted May 20th, 2012 at 1:50 am (UTC-5)
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A 6.0-magnitude earthquake has rattled northern Italy, killing at least three people and damaging buildings. The U.S. Geological Survey says Sunday’s quake centered about 35 kilometers north-northwest of the city of Bologna at a depth of about 5 kilometers. The quake was followed by a series of aftershocks. Witnesses say some rural factories and church […]

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6.4-Magnitude Quake Rattles Northeast Japan

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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A moderately strong earthquake rattled northeast Japan late Tuesday, but there were no reports of injury or damage. Preliminary data from the Japanese Meteorological Agency says the estimated 6.4 magnitude quake was centered off the coast of Iwate Prefecture, an estimated 10 kilometers below sea level. No tsunami alert was issued. Earlier this month, Japan […]

World Holds Vigils for Victims of Japan’s Deadly Earthquake, Tsunami

Posted March 11th, 2012 at 8:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Tens of thousands of anti-nuclear protesters gathered in cities around the world Sunday to mark the first anniversary of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami that left more than 22,000 people dead or missing, and led to one of the worst nuclear crises in history. Japan collectively paused at 2:46 pm Sunday — the exact moment the […]

Japan Marks First Anniversary of Deadly Earthquake, Tsunami

Posted March 11th, 2012 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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Japan observed a moment of silence Sunday, to mark the first anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan last year, leading to one of the worst nuclear crises in history. Emperor Akihito led millions in mourning and prayer Sunday at a televised ceremony from Tokyo. The ceremony marked the exact minute the 9.0 […]

Japan Marks First Anniversary of Deadly Earthquake, Tsunami

Posted March 11th, 2012 at 1:50 am (UTC-5)
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Japan observed a moment of silence Sunday, to mark the first anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan last year, leading to one of the worst nuclear crises in history. Emperor Akihito led millions in mourning and prayer Sunday at a televised ceremony from Tokyo. The ceremony marked the exact minute the 9.0 […]

Japan Observes Anniversary of Deadly Quake, Tsunami

Posted March 10th, 2012 at 7:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Sunday marks the first anniversary of the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Japan, leading to one of the worst nuclear crises in history. A formal ceremony in Tokyo, the capital, will be the centerpiece of Japan’s official remembrance, with speeches from Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and Emperor Akihito. Public transport is expected to stop, […]

Japan to Observe Anniversary of Deadly Quake, Tsunami

Posted March 10th, 2012 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Sunday marks the first anniversary of the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Japan last year, leading to one of the worst nuclear crises in history. As vigils and ceremonies take place to mark the occasion, the nation continues to work to recover from that triple disaster. Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda wrote in the […]

Earthquake Shakes New Delhi

Posted March 5th, 2012 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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A 5.2 magnitude earthquake has rattled India’s capital. People ran into the streets of New Delhi and its suburbs Monday afternoon after tremors shook buildings for at least 10 seconds. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was centered about 50 kilometers west-northwest of New Delhi at a depth of 19 kilometers. Monday’s tremors came […]

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