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6.4 quake strikes off Indonesia, no reports of damage

An earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude struck off the Indonesian island of Sumatra on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties. The quake was 37 km (23 miles) deep and centred 179 km

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US earthquake causes rock slides, damages property

A moderate earthquake rattled a broad swath of Idaho early on Saturday, damaging property and triggering rock slides near its epicenter in Challis, a city that has endured hundreds of slight to moderate temblors over the last 10 months, authorit

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Quake hits off Panama coast, no damage reported

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck off Panama's Pacific coast on Friday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage. The USGS said the quake, initially reported as having a magnitude of 6.0, wa

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N California hit by biggest quake in 25 years

Authorities in California's wine country north of San Francisco were scrambling late Sunday to reach damaged buildings and restore power in the town of Napa after a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck before dawn, injuring more than 100 people.

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San Francisco Bay area hit by 6.0 quake

An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude shook the San Francisco Bay Area early on Sunday, waking residents but not causing major damage, according to initial reports. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake's epicenter was eight km (

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Western Iran hit by quake of magnitude 5.2

A shallow earthquake of magnitude 5.2 struck northwest of the western Iranian city of Dezful on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, some 300 miles (480 km) from Tehran, the capital. There were no immediate reports of casualties

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BREAKING NEWS: Western Iran hit by 6.3 quake

An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck western Iran on Monday, near the provincial capital of Dezful, about 300 miles (480 km) from Tehran, the capital, the US Geological Survey said. The quake, at a depth of 6 miles (10 km), hit a

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Tsunami advisory lifted after Japan quake

A tsunami advisory for northeast Japan has been lifted, public broadcaster NHK said, two hours after a magnitude 6.8 earthquake offshore Fukushima prefecture early on Saturday triggered minor tsunami in the region. Small tsunami o

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7.8 earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea

An earthquake with a magnitude 7.8 was recorded off Papua New Guinea on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake, at a depth of 10 km (6 miles), hit 68 km southwest of Panguna. The Pacific Tsunami Warnin

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Chile cancels tsunami alert following 7.6 quake

Chile's navy canceled a tsunami alert for all of the coastline on Thursday following a strong 7.6 magnitude quake off the north of the country a day earlier. It was the strongest of several aftershocks that followed a huge 8.2

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