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The quake read 7.1 magnitude on the Ritcher Scale.
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Geoscience Australia has confirmed a 3.7 magnitude earthquake occurred east of Adelaide.
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SANTIAGO, Dec 25 (Reuters) - Officials removed a tsunami warning after a magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck 225 km (140 miles) southwest of Puerto Montt in southern Chile on Sunday, prompting an evacuati...
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Solomon Islands has been rattled by another powerful earthquake, prompting a warning that parts of the coast could be hit by hazardous tsunami waves. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) said wav...
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Dec 8 (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 hit off the Solomon Islands at 1738 GMT on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake was initially reported to be of magnitude 8.0. "...
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By Agustinus Beo Da Costa and Kanupriya Kapoor PIDIE JAYA/JAKARTA, Indonesia (Reuters) - The death toll from a strong earthquake that hit northern Indonesia's Aceh province on Wednesday has doubled to...
Make no mistake: Earth is a powerful and, at times, violent planet. And if you had any doubts, this new jaw-dropping animation ought to put them to rest. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administr...
Japanese authorities have told many Fukushima residents to evacuate.
HMAS Darwin has been enlisted to assist in the quake recovery effort.
A farmer has saved his 3 stranded cows using a pick and shovel.
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Three cows are stranded on a tiny patch of land following the powerful earthquake that shook New Zealand's South Island early Monday. The 7.8-magnitude quake and its subsequent aftershocks killed at l...
All Blacks great Richie McCaw has joined the deadly earthquake rescue efforts. The recently retired rugby superstar is now a commercial helicopter pilot. He has been flying rescue and reconnaissance m...
The big quake has killed 2 people and caused widespread damage.