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UPDATE: Powerful earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea

SYDNEY (AP) – A very strong earthquake has struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea, and a tsunami threat has been issued to areas near the epicenter. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-7.9 quake struck 46 kilometers (29 miles) east of Taron in Papua New Guinea on Saturday. The quake was deep, at […]
4 months ago
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Small earthquake reported in western North Carolina

A small earthquake has been reported in western North Carolina.
4 months ago
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USGS records several small earthquakes across Oklahoma

Several small earthquakes have been recorded during the weekend across Oklahoma, the largest being a magnitude 3.7 temblor near Waukomis.
4 months ago
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USGS: 6.5 magnitude quake in ocean off California coast

The United States Geological Survey is reporting a 6.5 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Northern California in the Pacific Ocean.
4 months ago
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Tsunami warning issued after quake off Fukushima in Japan

An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 7.3 has struck off the coast of Fukushima prefecture in Japan.
5 months ago
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Powerful earthquake strikes New Zealand, killing 2 People

A powerful earthquake struck New Zealand's South Island early Monday, killing at least two people, damaging buildings and infrastructure, and prompting emergency services to warn people along the coast to move to higher ground to avoid tsunami waves.
5 months ago
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Magnitude 5.3 earthquake hits central Oklahoma

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake has shaken central Oklahoma.
5 months ago
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Italian expert: Recent quakes were foreshocks

An Italian seismologist says the recent quakes in central Italy were foreshocks to the powerful 6.6 temblor on Sunday, and that more significant quakes can be expected.
5 months ago
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A second powerful aftershock rattles Italy after 5.4 temblor

A powerful aftershock has shaken central Italy after a quake knocked out power and closed a major highway earlier in the evening.
12 months ago
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At least 77 dead after Ecuador quake, 135 aftershocks reported

A powerful earthquake hit tonight off the central coast of Ecuador, and there were initial reports of damage in villages along the coast and tremors were felt as far away at the capital, Quito.