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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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BBC NEWS   21 July 2017   Greece   Kos  
<p>A strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea has killed at least two people on the Greek island of Kos, officials say.<br>The 6.7-magnitude quake hit 12km (seven miles) north-east of Kos, near the Turkish coast, with a depth of 10km, the US Geological Survey said.<br>At ...
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The Independent   19 January 2017   Italy   Europe  
<p>Thirty people are missing after an avalanche buried a small hotel in the mountains of central Italy after a series of earthquakes, authorities say.</p> <p>Italian media said the avalanche covered the three-storey hotel in Abruzzo, an earthquake-hit zone ...
The Independent   18 January 2017   Italy   Europe  
<p>Four earthquakes have struck Italy, shaking buildings in Rome and Florence just months after almost 300 people were killed in one of the worst disasters in living memory.</p> <p>Residents of the capital described their homes and offices shaking when the ...
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 Wall Street Journal   07 December 2016   Indonesia   Asia  
<p>A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Aceh province early Wednesday, killing at least 54 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings.</p><p>Maj. Gen. Tatang Sulaiman says 52 have died ...
The New Daily   18 November 2016   New Zealand   Oceania  
<p>This week’s New Zealand earthquake has lifted the seabed around Kaikoura by at least 1m, scientists have told NZ media.</p><p>Among the pictures that have emerged from the 7.8-magnitude earthquake early on Monday, some of the most striking have been those ...
The construction index   15 November 2016   New Zealand   Oceania  
<p>Aerial images of the area affected by yesterday&rsquo;s earthquake and aftershocks in New Zealand have revealed damage to essential connections and basic infrastructure, said acting civil defence minister Gerry Brownlee.</p> <p>The popular tourist spot ...
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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