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The Local fr   12 February 2018   France  
<p>Residents in western France were given a fairly rude awakening at 4am on Monday morning when they were shaken from their sleep by an earthquake measuring 4.8 magnitude.</p> <p>The epicentre of the tremor, which didn't cause any injuries or fatalities, was ...
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Arab News   31 January 2018   Afghanistan  
<p>KABUL: A powerful 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck northern Afghanistan Wednesday, the USGS said, with tremors felt as far away as Islamabad and New Delhi.<br>The quake hit at 0707 GMT near Afghanistan’s northern border with Tajikistan in the Hindu Kush ...
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Newsweek   25 January 2018   USA   California  
<p>Three earthquakes hit California on Thursday, one as far south as Trabuco Canyon and a second all the way up to a spot off the coast of Eureka, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).<br>A third earthquake struck near Lytle Creek, California, registering ...
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CNN   24 January 2018   Alaska   Kodiak  
<p>(CNN) Forecasters canceled tsunami warnings for Alaska and the US and Canadian west coasts Tuesday after an earthquake in the Gulf of Alaska stoked fears of damaging waves.<br>The tsunami alerts were canceled "because additional information and analysis ...
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Express   23 January 2018   USA   Alaska  
<p>ALASKA has been hit by a huge 7.9 magnitude earthquake today, with officials issuing an "extraordinary" tsunami warnings of a "threat to life and property" in towns of Kodiak and Anchorage and a watch for the entire US west coast.</p><p>The quake hit 157 ...
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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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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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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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The Indian Express   31 October 2017   New Caledonia  
<p>A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of New Caledonia today in the tectonically active Pacific region, but there was no tsunami threat, seismologists said. The tremor hit at a depth of 29 kilometres some 253 kilometres from the capital Noumea ...
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