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<p>British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has decided not to winter at Halley VI Research Station for safety reasons. The station, which is located on the floating Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica, will shut down between March and November 2017. Changes to the ice, particularly ...
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The Independent   10 January 2017   Philippines   Asia  
<p>A major undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck southeast of the Philippines on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.</p> <p>The quake was measured at a depth of 617 km (380 miles), the USGS said.</p> <p>It struck in the Celebes Sea ...
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ABC News   09 December 2016   Solomon Islands   Oceania  
<p>Residents in Solomon Islands were hit by powerful aftershocks following a magnitude-7.8 earthquake which struck 130 kilometres from the capital Honiara.</p><p>Authorities are starting to receive reports of damage from the earthquake, with police saying ...
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The Telegraph   22 November 2016   Japan   Asia  
<p>powerful earthquake off the northeast Japanese coast on Tuesday sent residents fleeing to higher ground and prompted worries about the Fukushima nuclear power plant destroyed by a tsunami five year ago.</p> <p>Lines of cars were seen snaking away from the ...
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Gulf News   22 November 2016   United Arab Emirates   Middle East  
<p>At least five mega infrastructure projects in Dubai have been named among the most innovative and least wasteful in the world.</p> <p>The Castle Kingdom at Legoland Dubai, Abu Dhabi Midfield Terminal, Al Habtoor City Theatre, Dubai Opera and NAS Arena have ...
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Fox News   07 November 2016   United States   Americas  
<p>A sharp earthquake centered near one of the world's key oil hubs Sunday night triggered fears that the magnitude 5.0 temblor might have damaged key infrastructure in addition to causing what police described as "quite a bit of damage" in the Oklahoma prairie ...
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BBC NEWS   31 October 2016   Italy   Europe  
<p>A strong earthquake has struck near Norcia in central Italy, destroying numerous buildings.</p><p>The tremors come nearly two months after a major earthquake killed almost 300 people and destroyed several towns.</p><p>Sunday's quake measured magnitude 6.6 ...
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ekathimerini.com   20 October 2016   Greece   Europe  
<p>On October the 19th, an extensive soil collapse has occurred in close proximity to a residential area and the service road connecting Arta-Ioannina.</p><p>According to the first estimations, an area of approximately 80-100 sq.m. has collapsed creating a ...
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Reuters   17 October 2016   Papua New Guinea   Oceania  
<p>A powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 magnitude struck off the coast of New Britain island in Papua New Guinea on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.</p><p>There was no tsunami warning issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center and there were ...
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CRI English   04 October 2016   China   Asia  
<p>Four died and another was injured after a landslide buried two buildings in northwest China's Gansu Province, said local government on Monday.<br /><br />The landslide occurred at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, destroying two low-rise residential buildings in Wudu District, ...
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