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KOMONEWS.com   08 January 2019   USA   Seattle  
<p>SEATTLE &ndash; The new Highway 99 tunnel opening in early February has been constructed to withstand a powerful once-in-2,500-years earthquake of roughly 9.0 magnitude off the Washington coast, state Department of Transportation officials said Monday.<br ...
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9NEWS.com   07 January 2019   Indonesia  
<p>An earthquake with a revised magnitude of 6.6 has struck 174km north-northwest of the city of Ternate in Indonesia's Molucca islands, but there is thought to be no tsunami risk.<br />The quake hit early on Monday local time at a depth of 60.5km and was ...
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news.com.au   05 December 2018   New Caledonia   Loyalty Islands  
<p>A powerful magnitude 7.6 earthquake and multiple aftershocks have struck off the coast of New Caledonia in the Loyalty Islands.</p> <p>The first quake, which struck about 3.30pm AEDT, appears to have been shallow &mdash; at just 10km beneath the Earth&rsquo;s ...
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NDTV   26 November 2018   Iran  
<p>Tehran: More than 700 people were injured in a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that shook western Iran, state television reported in an updated toll Monday.<br />The quake struck Kermanshah province yesterday, with an epicentre 17 kilometres (11 miles) southwest ...
Express   09 November 2018   Norway   Jan Mayen  
<p>A STRONG earthquake has hit by a Norwegian volcanic island called Jan Mayen in the Arctic Ocean, measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale.<br />The quake took place 10km deep and 722km from Akureyri, Iceland.There is no yet known information of whether the quake ...
The Sudney Morning Herald   30 October 2018   New Zealand  
<p>Wellington: A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck New Zealand's North Island on Tuesday, prompting the suspension of Parliament.<br />Residents across the capital Wellington and in the city of New Plymouth were rattled by the 227km-deep tremor.</p>
Express   26 October 2018   Greece   Zakynthos  
<p>A MASSIVE 6.8 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Greece at around 12.54am local time (11.54pm BST) and was followed by a series of 12 other quakes. The epicentre of the 6.8 magnitude quake was located in the Ionian Sea, near the Greek Island ...
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 ...
The Epoch Times   02 October 2018   Mexico  
<p>A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico on the night of Oct. 1, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).<br />The quake hit about 15 miles southwest Cintalapa de Figueroa, the agency said. The quake had a depth of 75 miles.</p>