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The Guardian   04 January 2019   USA   California  
<p>Los Angeles has unveiled the US&rsquo;s first publicly available earthquake early-warning app, a development seismologists hope will move cities across the west coast to invest in wide-scale alert technology.<br /><br />ShakeAlertLA uses mobile app technology ...
Express   16 October 2018   USA   California  
<p>TWO MASSIVE earthquakes have struck the French island of New Caledonia sending aftershocks ricocheting through the volatile Ring of Fire region. A huge magnitude 6.8 quake rocked the region early on Tuesday morning. <br>The earthquake followed an earlier ...
Express   11 October 2018   Papua New Guinea  
<p>The epicentre of the earthquake was located around 125 miles south-west of the town of Rabaul, at a depth of around 40km, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).<br />The quake struck just before 7am local time on Thursday (10pm BST).<br ...
Sunday Expresee   07 October 2018   Haiti   Port-au-Prince  
<p>The quake took place at 12.11am on Sunday morning with a depth of 10km.<br />The quake was centred around 12 miles (20kilometress) west-northwest of Ti Port-de-Paix off Haiti's north coast.</p> <p>This is the strongest earthquake to hit Haiti since 2010.</p ...
Express   28 August 2018   Indonesia   West Timor  
<p>The quake struck at a depth of 6.2 miles (10km) about 100km (62 miles) southeast of Kupang, in the East Nusa Tenggara province.<br>Experts at the United States Geological Survey (USGS) issued the earthquake alert at about 8.15am BST (2:15pm local time).</p ...
Fox News   24 August 2018   Republic of Peru  
<p>A 7.1-magnitude earthquake has struck eastern Peru, close to its borders with Bolivia and Brazil on Friday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. <br>The quake was recorded at 4:04 a.m. local time at a depth of 378 miles. <br>The epicenter was 83 ...
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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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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NDTV   09 October 2017   Alaska   Buldir Island  
<p>Washington, United States: A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the west coast of the US State of Alaska Sunday, seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.<br />The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the earthquake struck at a depth of ...
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Sputnik News   29 September 2017   Mexico   Mexico  
<p>MOSCOW (Sputnik) &mdash; A new 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Mexico on Friday, only 10 days after deadly 7.1-magnitude tremors, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.</p>