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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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Express   29 August 2018   South Pacific   New Caledonia  
<p>A 7.1 magnitude quake rocked the South Pacific island of New Caledonia, based about 800 miles west of Fiji at 4.51am BST (2.51pm local time Tuesday).</p><p>It struck at a depth of 10km (six miles) about 372 km (230 miles) east of the island’s capital Noumea.</p><p>Wave ...
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Express   23 January 2018   USA   Alaska  
<p>ALASKA has been hit by a huge 7.9 magnitude earthquake today, with officials issuing an "extraordinary" tsunami warnings of a "threat to life and property" in towns of Kodiak and Anchorage and a watch for the entire US west coast.</p><p>The quake hit 157 ...
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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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The Independent   10 January 2017   Philippines   Asia  
<p>A major undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck southeast of the Philippines on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.</p> <p>The quake was measured at a depth of 617 km (380 miles), the USGS said.</p> <p>It struck in the Celebes Sea ...
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ABC News   09 December 2016   Solomon Islands   Oceania  
<p>Residents in Solomon Islands were hit by powerful aftershocks following a magnitude-7.8 earthquake which struck 130 kilometres from the capital Honiara.</p><p>Authorities are starting to receive reports of damage from the earthquake, with police saying ...
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The Telegraph   22 November 2016   Japan   Asia  
<p>powerful earthquake off the northeast Japanese coast on Tuesday sent residents fleeing to higher ground and prompted worries about the Fukushima nuclear power plant destroyed by a tsunami five year ago.</p> <p>Lines of cars were seen snaking away from the ...
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RT   02 March 2016   Indonesia   Soumatra  
<p>A 7.9 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesia, killing an unconfirmed number of people. The country has issued a tsunami warning, the National Meteorolgical Agency reported.</p>
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The Guardian   17 September 2015   Chile   Illapel  
<p>As it nears 3am in Chile, one million people are on the streets taking refuge from a major earthquake, which has been followed by flooding and waves of up to 4.5m.<br>Speaking to reporters in southern California, a Caltech seismologist, Mark Simons, said ...
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