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Indonesia Earthquake Kills at Least 6 People

Indonesia Earthquake Kills at Least 6 People

Indonesia Earthquake Kills at Least 6 People Indonesia Earthquake Kills at Least 6 People MALANG, Indonesia — A strong earthquake killed at least six people and damaged buildings on Indonesia’s main island, Java, on Saturday and shook the tourist hot spot of Bali, officials said. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake, of magnitude-6.0, had struck off the island’s southern …

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Japan Earthquake Is Followed by Tsumani Warning

Japan Earthquake Is Followed by Tsumani Warning

Japan Earthquake Is Followed by Tsumani Warning Japan Earthquake Is Followed by Tsumani Warning A 7.2-magnitude earthquake shook northeastern Japan on Saturday evening, prompting a tsunami warning that was quickly lifted. The quake, which hit just after 6 p.m., lasted for over 30 seconds and could be felt strongly in Tokyo, hundreds of miles from the epicenter. The epicenter was …

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Tsunami Warning Lifted for New Zealand After 8.1-Magnitude Earthquake

Tsunami Warning Lifted for New Zealand After 8.1-Magnitude Earthquake

Tsunami Warning Lifted for New Zealand After 8.1-Magnitude Earthquake Tsunami Warning Lifted for New Zealand After 8.1-Magnitude Earthquake SYDNEY — A tsunami warning for parts of New Zealand was lifted on Friday afternoon, hours after officials had told residents of coastal areas to evacuate in the wake of an 8.1-magnitude earthquake in the South Pacific. The earthquake was recorded early …

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Powerful Earthquake Strikes Japan – The New York Times

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Powerful Earthquake Strikes Japan – The New York Times Powerful Earthquake Strikes Japan – The New York Times TOKYO — A large earthquake shook a broad area across eastern Japan late Saturday night, with its epicenter off the coast of Fukushima, near where three nuclear reactors melted down after a quake and tsunami nearly 10 years ago. The Japanese weather …

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As Aftershocks Rattle Croatia, Earthquake Recovery Is Slow and Perilous

As Aftershocks Rattle Croatia, Earthquake Recovery Is Slow and Perilous

As Aftershocks Rattle Croatia, Earthquake Recovery Is Slow and Perilous As Aftershocks Rattle Croatia, Earthquake Recovery Is Slow and Perilous ZADAR, Croatia — After working through the night combing through the ruins of fallen buildings for survivors of a powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake that rocked central Croatia, the search and rescue operation shifted gears on Wednesday to focus on helping …

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Strong Earthquake Strikes Central Croatia

Strong Earthquake Strikes Central Croatia

Strong Earthquake Strikes Central Croatia Strong Earthquake Strikes Central Croatia A powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck central Croatia on Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, with local rescue crews reporting widespread damage near the epicenter in the town of Petrinja and the surrounding area. The extent of casualties was not known. There were reports that the quake, which hit just …

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Earthquake Rattles Parts of Massachusetts and Rhode Island

Earthquake Rattles Parts of Massachusetts and Rhode Island

Earthquake Rattles Parts of Massachusetts and Rhode Island Earthquake Rattles Parts of Massachusetts and Rhode Island A minor earthquake rumbled through parts of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island on Sunday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey. The earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 3.6, the Geological Survey said, though it had initially been measured above 4.0. The earthquake, …

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Toddler Rescued From Rubble After Turkey Earthquake

Toddler Rescued From Rubble After Turkey Earthquake

Toddler Rescued From Rubble After Turkey Earthquake Toddler Rescued From Rubble After Turkey Earthquake A 3-year-old girl — her tiny frame wrapped in a foil blanket, her face and hair caked with dust — wrapped her small hand around the gloved thumb of a rescue worker and looked into his face with wide eyes. Moments earlier, the child, Elif Perincek, …

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Dramatic Rescues After Major Earthquake Kills at Least 28 in Turkey

Dramatic Rescues After Major Earthquake Kills at Least 28 in Turkey

Dramatic Rescues After Major Earthquake Kills at Least 28 in Turkey Dramatic Rescues After Major Earthquake Kills at Least 28 in Turkey The city, though prone to earthquakes, has many older buildings that are not quake-resistant. “Today what needs to be done is being done, but the important thing is what is to be done on Monday in the cabinet …

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World War II-Era ‘Earthquake Bomb’ Explodes in Polish Waters

World War II-Era ‘Earthquake Bomb’ Explodes in Polish Waters

World War II-Era ‘Earthquake Bomb’ Explodes in Polish Waters World War II-Era ‘Earthquake Bomb’ Explodes in Polish Waters A 12,000-pound World War II-era bomb exploded in a shipping canal off the Polish port city of Swinoujscie on Tuesday, sending a plume of water high into the air as a team of navy divers were working to neutralize it remotely. No …

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