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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 ...
Aljazeera   18 April 2019   Taiwan  
<p>A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has struck Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien, shaking buildings and temporarily suspending subway services in the capital Taipei, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. Local television footage showed school ...
npr   22 February 2019   Ecuador  
<p>A powerful earthquake struck eastern Ecuador early Friday, sending tremors for miles through a sparsely populated area and into neighboring Peru and Colombia. The quake hit at an intermediate depth of about 82 miles, the U.S. Geological Survey said.</p ...