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Greek Reporter   13 September 2018   Greece   Zakynthos  
<p>Three tourists were injured on Thursday following a landslide at the world-renowned beach of Navagio in the Greek island of Zakynthos.</p> <p>Their nationalities are not yet known.</p> <p>The three were transferred to the Zakynthos General Hospital, while ...
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CBC News, YouTube   06 September 2018   Japan   Hokkaido  
<p>A powerful earthquake rocked Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides that crushed homes, knocking out power and forcing a nuclear power plant to switch to a backup generator.</p><p>The magnitude 6.7 earthquake ...
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Express   29 August 2018   South Pacific   New Caledonia  
<p>A 7.1 magnitude quake rocked the South Pacific island of New Caledonia, based about 800 miles west of Fiji at 4.51am BST (2.51pm local time Tuesday).</p><p>It struck at a depth of 10km (six miles) about 372 km (230 miles) east of the island’s capital Noumea.</p><p>Wave ...
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<p>A landslide destroyed nearly 300 homes, killing at least 10 people, as it swept through an Afghan village where residents were using only basic digging tools to search for survivors, officials said.</p> <p>A mountain lake in Panjsher, a province north of ...
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BBC NEWS   10 July 2018   Japan   Okayama  
<p>At least 141 people are now known to have died in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in western Japan, says the government.</p> <p>It is the highest death toll caused by rainfall that Japan has seen in more than three decades.</p> <p>Rescuers ...
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CNN   26 June 2018   Hawaii  
<p>(CNN) - For the fifth day in a row, an explosion at the Kilauea summit erupted with a force equivalent to a magnitude 5.3 earthquake.</p> <p>Monday's event happened at 5:03 p.m. local time, with a plume that reached less than 2,000 feet. It didn't cause ...
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Reuters   18 June 2018   Japan   Osaka  
<p>A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan’s second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday morning, killing three people, halting factory lines in a key industrial area and bursting water mains, government officials and broadcaster NHK said.</p><p>No tsunami ...
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FIRSTPOST   14 June 2018   India   Kerala  
<p>Thiruvananthapuram: Four people, including three children, died and at least 10 others were reported missing after a landslide struck a remote village in Kozhikode district on Thursday, as heavy rainfall continued to batter northern Kerala.<br />With this, ...
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Express   11 June 2018   World  
<p>Volcanic eruptions are nearly impossible to predict, but scientists are able to estimate which volcanoes are more “overdue” than others based on their eruption history.<br>Ben Edwards, a professor of earth sciences at Dickinson College, said: "Overdue in ...
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FORBES   06 June 2018   Hawaii   Kilauea Volcano  
<p>Hawaii's Kilauea volcano claimed its latest victim, the picturesque Kapoho Bay as it filled the bay with molten lava flows. Overnight, hundreds of homes were destroyed as rivers of lava poured into oceanfront communities.</p>
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