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Strong Earthquake Near Philippines

Posted August 31st, 2012 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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A strong earthquake has struck under the sea near the Philippines, prompting a tsunami warning for the region. The U.S. Geological Survey says Friday’s 7.6 magnitude quake was centered to the east of the Philippines, about 96 kilometers from the town of Sulangan. It initially said the quake had a magnitude of 7.9. Philippine officials […]

Strong Earthquake Near Philippines

Posted August 31st, 2012 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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A magnitude 7.9 earthquake has struck under the sea near the Philippines, prompting a tsunami warning for the region. The U.S. Geological Survey says Friday’s undersea quake was centered to the east of the Philippines, about 140 kilometers from Samar province. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. Officials issued tsunami warnings for […]

17 Injured in China Quake

Posted June 29th, 2012 at 11:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck a remote region of western China, injuring at least 17 people. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake hit Saturday morning in China’s northern Xinjiang region, at a shallow depth of 18 kilometers. The USGS said a 6.3 quake is capable of causing severe damage, but it hit in […]

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6-magnitude Quake Hits Taiwan

Posted June 9th, 2012 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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A powerful earthquake has hit off the east coast of Taiwan, but there have been no reports of casualties. The U.S. Geological Survey the 6.0-magnitude quake hit early Sunday about 50 kilometers east of the town of Su-ao. On Wednesday a quake of about 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted eastern Taiwan. Earthquakes frequently rattle […]

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Search Ends for Survivors of Italy Earthquake

Posted May 30th, 2012 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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Rescue workers have ended their search for survivors of Tuesday’s powerful earthquake in northern Italy that killed 17 people. Emergency teams had been pulling bodies from the rubble of homes, factories and churches damaged by the 5.8-magnitude quake. Some 350 people were injured. The epicenter of the quake was in the Emilia-Romagna region between the […]

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Powerful Earthquake in Italy Kills 16

Posted May 30th, 2012 at 1:35 am (UTC-5)
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((fixing number of dead in asset manager, typo in graf 2) A powerful earthquake in northern Italy has left at least 16 people dead, striking after another deadly quake in the same region earlier this month. Officials say 350 others were injured in the 5.8-magnitude quake Tuesday with the epicenter in the Emilia-Romagna region between […]

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Powerful Earthquake in Italy Kills 15

Posted May 30th, 2012 at 1:25 am (UTC-5)
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A powerful earthquake in northern Italy has left at least 16 people dead, striking after another deadly quake in the same region earlier this month. Officials say 350 other were injured in the 5.8-magnitude quake Tuesday with the epicenter in the Emilia-Romagna region between the cities of Modena and Ferrara. The temblor was felt across […]

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Powerful Earthquake in Italy Kills 15

Posted May 29th, 2012 at 6:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A powerful earthquake in northern Italy has left at least 16 people dead, striking after another deadly quake in the same region earlier this month. Officials say 350 other were injured in the 5.8-magnitude quake Tuesday with the epicenter in the Emilia-Romagna region between the cities of Modena and Ferrara. The tremblor was felt across […]

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Powerful Earthquake in Italy Kills 15

Posted May 29th, 2012 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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A powerful earthquake in northern Italy has left at least 15 people dead, striking after another deadly quake hit the same region earlier this month. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 5.8 magnitude quake struck early Tuesday about 40 kilometers north-northwest of Bologna in the Emilia-Romagna region. The quake was felt across much of central […]

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Powerful Earthquake in Italy Kills 12

Posted May 29th, 2012 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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A powerful earthquake in northern Italy has left at least 12 people dead, striking after another deadly quake hit the same region earlier this month. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 5.8 magnitude quake struck early Tuesday about 40 kilometers north-northwest of Bologna in the Emilia-Romagna region. The quake was felt across much of central […]

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