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The Guardian   26 November 2019   Albania   Tirana  
<p>At least nine people have died and 600 people have been injured after a powerful earthquake hit Albania in the early hours of Tuesday, causing damage along the country&rsquo;s Adriatic coastline and in the capital, Tirana. Several buildings collapsed, burying ...
SBS News   05 November 2019   Chile   Coquimbo  
<p>A magnitude-6.0 quake has struck near the coastal city of Coquimbo in central Chile, the US Geological Survey says, causing building to shake in capital city Santiago but no damage.<br>The quake, reported earlier by the European-Mediterranean Seismological ...
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Aljazeera   15 July 2019   Indonesia   Moluccas islands  
<p>Indonesia's Moluccas islands have been hit by a series of aftershocks after a magnitude 7.2 earthquake killed at least two people, prompting hundreds of people to flee their homes.<br />The United States Geological Survey said Sunday's quake was centred ...
CNN   06 July 2019   USA   California  
<p>(CNN) Residents of Southern California are on high alert after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked communities near the Mojave Desert on Friday, just one day after a 6.4-magnitude quake occurred in the same area.<br>The United States Geological Survey (USGS) ...
News18   26 June 2019   Costa Rica  
<p>San Jos&eacute; (Costa Rica): A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit the Panama-Costa Rica border around midnight on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, with the potential to cause casualties and "significant damage".<br />The shallow quake struck at a depth ...
The Mercury news   24 June 2019   USA   California  
<p>SCOTIA &mdash; The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has hit near the Pacific coast of Northern California. The agency says the earthquake struck at 8:53 p.m. at a spot 17.3 miles (27.9 kilometers) southwest of Scotia, a town of 850 ...
Los Angeles Times   30 May 2019   El Salvador  
<p>A strong earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday, sending frightened residents running out of their homes in the predawn hours.<br>Authorities initially said a small tsunami was possible, but it did not appear. Civil defense employees ...
Express   12 May 2019   Panama  
<p>A STRONG earthquake has rattled Panama and Costa Rica, putting the Ring of Fire on alert. The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said the quake registered 6.2 magnitude. The quake struck near the city of David, near Panama&rsquo;s border ...
CNN Philippines   23 April 2019   Philippines   Samar island  
<p>CNN-A second major quake has rattled the Philippines after an earlier 6.1-magnitude earthquake that left 11 people dead and 30 still feared trapped in the rubble.<br />The magnitude 6.3 earthquake with a depth of 53.6 miles (83.3km) was registered on the ...
Express   22 April 2019   Philippines  
<p>PHILIPPINES have been struck by a massive magnitude 6.3 earthquake on Easter Monday. Is there a tsunami warning after the enormous tremor? A magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocked the central Philippines on Monday the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake ...