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RT Question More   15 January 2018   Greece   athens  
<p>A 4.3 magnitude quake that shook Greece on Monday night was felt in Athens. Witnesses reported a strong tremor in the capital city.<br />The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck 25 kilometers (15 miles) northeast of Athens at a depth of 10 kilometers, ...
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CNN   11 January 2018   USA   California  
<p>(CNN)Southern Californians can't get a break from nature. First, wildfires scorched a massive area northwest of Los Angeles. Now catastrophic mudslides have swallowed homes and killed at least 15 people.</p> <p>But a variety of unique factors have made ...
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CNN   10 January 2018   USA   California  
<p>(CNN)Heavy rains unleashed destructive rivers of mud and debris in Southern California on Tuesday -- leaving at least 13 people dead, destroying homes and spurring rescues as the flooding forced heavily traveled roads to close.</p> <p>Santa Barbara County ...
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ABC News   07 January 2018   Papua New Guinea  
<p>A remote island volcano in Papua New Guinea has begun spewing ash into the air, forcing the evacuation of more than 500 residents, media and non-profit groups have said.</p> <p>Kadovar Island, a 365-metre tall volcano on the north coast of PNG, was thought ...
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Sputnik News   02 January 2018   Greece   Northern Greece  
<p>MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A 5.1-magnitude earthquake occurred on Tuesday in northern Greece, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.</p>
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Global News   19 December 2017   Ecuador  
<p>A little-known active stratovolcano erupted in a fiery explosion in the Amazonian Andes of Ecuador known as 'Reventador' in early December. Reventador is Spanish for 'troublemaker'.<br />British volcano photographer Dr. Richard Roscoe documented the spectacular ...
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CornwallLive   06 December 2017   UK   Cornwall  
<p>This dramatic image captures the scale of a large landslip in Cornwall at a beach regularly used to film Poldark.</p> <p>The National Trust, which owns the coastline, has said it will look at moving the Cornwall coastal footpath away from the new cliff ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards   28 November 2017   Indonesia   bali  
<p>BALI holiday plans have already been thrown into turmoil but Indonesia has warned that the first major eruption of Mount Agung on the tourist island hasn’t happened yet and is imminent as a muddy lava spews from the volcano.<br></p><p>“What we are seeing ...
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The Guardian   20 November 2017   New Caledonia   Vanuatu  
<p>Vanuatu and New Caledonia were hit by small tsunami waves after an undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.0 struck 82 kms (51 miles) east of the Loyalty Islands in the South Pacific.</p> <p>The quake, initially reported as magnitude 7.3, was the second major ...
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The Guardian   13 November 2017   Iran - Iraq   Iran - Iraq border  
<p>A powerful magnitude-7.3 earthquake has rocked the northern border region between Iran and Iraq, killing more than 328 people in Iran and seven in Iraq and injuring thousands more.</p><p>Iran’s semi-official Isna news agency raised the death toll to 328 ...
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