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NEWSINFO   16 July 2017   Greece   Crete  
<p>ATHENS, Greece &mdash; Greece&rsquo;s Institute of Geodynamics says that a magnitude 5.3 earthquake has rattled the island of Crete.<br />The earthquake occurred at 11:30 p.m. local time (2030 GMT) off the southern coast of Crete, at a depth of 10 kilometers ...
Earthquake report   06 July 2017   Philippines   Leyte  
<p><strong>Update 09:05 UTC:</strong> This earthquake will normally NOT generate Tsunami waves as the Magnitude is not powerful enough (besides a couple of exceptions, the Magnitude needs to be at least M7 of higher)</p> <p><br /><strong>Update 08:59 UTC:</strong> ...
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Newsweek   27 June 2017   USA   Yellowstone National Park  
<p>Updated | Over 800 earthquakes have now been recorded at Yellowstone supervolcano over the last two weeks, with the ongoing swarm taking place on the western edge of the National Park.<br />But there is virtually no risk of the volcano erupting, the United ...
npr   12 June 2017   Greece   Lesvos  
<p>A powerful earthquake Monday afternoon killed a woman and damaged buildings on the Greek island of Lesbos, according to the mayor.</p> <p>The earthquake, magnitude 6.3, was centered south of Lesbos in the Mediterranean Sea, according to the U.S. Geological ...
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<p>Update 11:09 UTC : People are reporting multiple aftershocks<br />Update 11:06 UTC : USGS reports a M6.2 Magnitude</p>
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temblor.net   28 April 2017   Chile   Valparaiso  
<p>Since 22 April 2017, an earthquake swarm has been in progress offshore the port city of Valpara&iacute;so, which has been widely felt in Chile&rsquo;s capital, Santiago. This sequence began with a M=6.0, and was followed two days later on 24 April, by a ...
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The Guardian   25 April 2017   Chile   Valparaiso  
<p>A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.1 has struck off the west coast of Chile, rocking the capital Santiago and generating at least two significant aftershocks.</p> <p>No major damage was immediately apparent, according to an assessment by Chile&rsquo;s ...
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temblor.net   21 April 2017   Turkey   Izmir  
<p>Two mid-size earthquakes, 200 km away and 1 hour apart, shook western Turkey causing widespread anxiety. Some 100 km away from the closest shock, In Izmir, the country&rsquo;s third largest city, many people ran outside. Although construction quality has ...
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Gulf News   05 April 2017   Iran   Asia  
<p>A powerful magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck northeastern Iran near the holy city of Mashhad on Wednesday, killing at least one person as residents fled onto the streets and aftershocks shook the region.</p><p>Iranian state radio said the epicenter of the ...
Euronews   29 March 2017   Russia   Asia  
<p>An earthquake has struck Russia&rsquo;s far east near Kamchatka peninsula according to the US Geographical Survey. It&rsquo;s magnitude is said to be 6.6. It was originally recorded with a magnitude 7.0.</p> <p>It struck at a depth of around 33 km just ...
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