It triggered tsunami waves in the area.
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The quake caused heavy damage in villages, where houses are made of earthen bricks.
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Rescuers had earlier seen a hand protruding from the debris and the girl wiggled her fingers when asked if she was still alive.
At least 225 people have been killed following the 7.1 magnitude quake.
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They have fed a hose through the rubble to give her water.
Among the twisted concrete and steel ruin of the school, soldiers and firefighters found 22 dead children and two adults.
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Many are thought trapped in buildings that have collapsed or caught fire.
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Over two million people in the nation's south have been affected by the quake.
The southern town of Juchitan in Oaxaca state was hit particularly hard.
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It was the strongest earthquake to hit the country since 1985.
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One person is dead and it's feared more could be trapped under the rubble.
Athens: A powerful earthquake has shaken the Greek resort island of Kos, killing two tourists, injuring more than 120 and damaging historic buildings and the main port . Greek authorities have confirm...
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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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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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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...
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The big quake has killed 2 people and caused widespread damage.
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There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
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Strong earthquakes hit just months after a quake killed hundreds.
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The 5.7 magnitude quake struck at a depth of 10 km outside of Bukoba.