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CNN   19 July 2018   USA   California  
<p>(CNN) A portion of California's scenic Highway 1 reopened Wednesday more than a year after a major landslide buried the road, transportation officials said.<br />The landslide at Mud Creek in 2017 heaped six million tons of rock and dirt on about a quarter ...
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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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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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CNN   16 January 2018   Colombia   Americas  
<div class="el__leafmedia el__leafmedia--sourced-paragraph"><p class="zn-body__paragraph speakable">At least ten people were killed Monday after a bridge collapsed near Bogota, Colombia, according to the country's Civil Defense authorities.</p><div class="zn-body__paragraph ...
CNN   11 January 2018   USA   California  
<p>(CNN)Southern Californians can't get a break from nature. First, wildfires scorched a massive area northwest of Los Angeles. Now catastrophic mudslides have swallowed homes and killed at least 15 people.</p> <p>But a variety of unique factors have made ...
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CNN   10 January 2018   USA   California  
<p>(CNN)Heavy rains unleashed destructive rivers of mud and debris in Southern California on Tuesday -- leaving at least 13 people dead, destroying homes and spurring rescues as the flooding forced heavily traveled roads to close.</p> <p>Santa Barbara County ...
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CNN   20 September 2017   Mexico   Mexico  
<p>Rescuers searched for survivors through the night after Tuesday's powerful earthquake shook Mexico City and surrounding states, killing scores and leaving many trapped under collapsed buildings.</p><p>At least 216 people died in Mexico City -- the country's ...
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CNN   08 September 2017   Mexico   Mexico  
<p>(CNN) A strong earthquake hit off the coast of southern Mexico, near the border with Guatemala, the US Geological Survey reported Friday. The quake, which was felt as far as Mexico City and Guatemala City, had a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 and depth of ...
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CNN   14 April 2016   Japan   Kyushu island  
<p>Tokyo (CNN)At least nine people died when an earthquake shook southwestern Japan's Kyushu island late Thursday, the Kumamoto Prefecture disaster management office said.</p> <p>Search crews scrambled to dig through rubble looking for people trapped under ...
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CNN   18 February 2016   USA   Yosemite, California  
<p>No, that is not lava flowing over a cliff. The illusion of fire falling over Horsetail Fall in Yosemite National Park is a yearly phenomenon.</p> <p>People call it the "firefall," and it is a completely natural effect that occurs when the angle of the sun ...