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New Powerful Earthquake Rocks Northern Italy

Posted May 29th, 2012 at 7:20 am (UTC-5)
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Another deadly earthquake has struck the same northern Italian region devastated by an earthquake just over a week ago. The U.S. Geological Survey says a 5.8 magnitude quake struck early Tuesday about 40 kilometers north-northwest of Bologna in the Emilia-Romagna region. Local news reports say at least nine people have been killed, while several others […]

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Large Earthquake Rumbles Off Indonesian Coast

Posted April 11th, 2012 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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Officials have canceled a tsunami watch in the Indian Ocean region, hours after an 8.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the northwestern coast of Indonesia. The quake hit Wednesday about 430 kilometers southwest of Banda Aceh, the provincial capital and largest city in the province of Aceh, at an estimated depth of 22 kilometers. An 8.2-magnitude aftershock […]

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Large Earthquake Rumbles Off Indonesian Coast

Posted April 11th, 2012 at 8:55 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Geological Survey says an 8.6-magnitude earthquake has struck off the northwestern coast of Indonesia, raising tsunami alerts in several countries around the Indian Ocean region. The quake hit about 430 kilometers southwest of Banda Aceh, the provincial capital and largest city in the province of Aceh, at an estimated depth of 22 kilometers. […]

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Magnitude 8.6 Earthquake Hits Off Indonesia Coast, Tsunami Alerts Issued

Posted April 11th, 2012 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Geological Survey says an 8.6-magnitude earthquake has struck off the northwestern coast of Indonesia, raising tsunami alerts throughout the Indian Ocean region. The quake hit about 430 kilometers southwest of Banda Aceh, the provincial capital and largest city in the province of Aceh, at an estimated depth of 22 kilometers. An 8.2-magnitude aftershock […]

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Magnitude 8.6 Earthquake Hits Off Indonesia Coast, Tsunami Warning Issued

Posted April 11th, 2012 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Geological Survey says an 8.6-magnitude earthquake has struck off the northwestern coast of Indonesia, sparking fears of a tsunami throughout the Indian Ocean region. The quake hit about 430 kilometers southwest of Banda Aceh, the provincial capital and largest city in the province of Aceh, at an estimated depth of 22 kilometers. In […]

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Magnitude 8.7 Earthquake Hits Off Indonesia Coast, Tsunami Warning Issued

Posted April 11th, 2012 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Geological Survey says a huge 8.7-magnitude earthquake has struck off the northwestern coast of Indonesia, sparking a tsunami warning in the Indian Ocean. The quake hit about 430 kilometers southwest of Banda Aceh, the provincial capital and largest city in the province of Aceh, at an estimated depth of 33 kilometers. In 2004, […]

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Magnitude 8.7 Earthquake Hits Off Indonesia Coast

Posted April 11th, 2012 at 5:05 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Geological Survey says a huge earthquake has struck off the northern coast of Indonesia, sparking a tsunami warning in the Indian Ocean. The quake, which was given a magnitude of 8.7, hit about 500 kilometers southwest of Banda Aceh, the provincial capital and largest city in the province of Aceh. The massive quake […]

UN Chief Honors Japan’s Quake Victims Before Anniversary

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 2:10 am (UTC-5)
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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday praised the resilience of the survivors of Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami, just days before the one-year anniversary of the disaster. Mr. Ban made his comments during a commemoration concert at the U.N. General Assembly, where traditional and contemporary Japanese musicians and dancers performed at an event titled, […]

New Zealand Marks Anniversary of Devastating Earthquake

Posted February 22nd, 2012 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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Thousands of New Zealanders took part in an emotional ceremony Wednesday to mark the one-year anniversary of a powerful earthquake that left 185 people dead in downtown Christchurch. The names of the victims were read in the city’s North Hagley Park before tearful mourners observed two minutes of silence at the exact moment when the […]

7.3-magnitude Earthquake Hits Off Western Indonesia Coast

Posted January 10th, 2012 at 6:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A powerful earthquake has hit waters off the western coast of Indonesia’s Sumatra island, but there were no immediate reports of casualties. The U.S. Geological Survey says that the magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit Tuesday at a depth of 29 km, 423 kilometers of Banda Aceh on Sumatra. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said “a destructive […]

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