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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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ChicagoTribune   11 September 2017   Mexico   Mexico  
<p>Life for many has moved outdoors in the quake-shocked city of Juchitan, where a third of the homes are reported uninhabitable and repeated aftershocks have scared people away from many structures still standing.<br />The city on Sunday was littered with ...
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Express   22 August 2017   Italy   Ischia  
<p>The 4.5 magnitude quake hit the tourist hotspot at 8:57pm local time (7:57pm UK time), according to Italian authorities.</p><p>Two women died and 39 people are injured – at least one of them seriously – after the earthquake struck.</p><p>Seven are still ...
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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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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 ...
abc.net.au   12 February 2017   Philippines   Asia  
<p>At least eight people were killed and more than 120 injured when a powerful earthquake struck in the southern Philippines, officials say, damaging buildings and an airport and knocking out power.</p> <p>The late Friday quake with a magnitude of 6.5 roused ...
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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 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 ...
BBC NEWS   24 August 2016   Perugia   Italy  
<p class="story-body__introduction">A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck central Italy, leaving at least six people dead and others trapped under rubble, Italian officials said.</p><p>The quake hit at 03:36 (01:36 GMT), 76 km (47 miles) southeast of the city ...
Popular Science   17 April 2016   Ecuador   Quito  
<p>An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 struck Ecuador late last night, just 105 miles to the north west of the capital of Quito. Aftershocks are still shuddering through the area.<br />The large earthquake in Ecuador comes days after a series of large earthquakes ...
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