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Aljazeera   15 May 2019   Papua New Guinea  
<p>Authorities in Papua New Guinea have dispatched teams in the Pacific island nation's New Britain province to monitor remote communities for casualties and assess the extent of damage after a powerful, shallow earthquake rattled coastal towns.<br />The magnitude ...
Express   01 March 2019   Peru   Azangaro  
<p>A powerful 7.3 magnitude quake hit just 11km from Azangaro, which is located near to the Bolivian boarder. So strong was the tremor that it was also felt in Brazil, Bolivia and Chile. The US Geological Survey (USGS) says that there are no immediate reports ...
The Guardian   23 December 2018   Indonesia   Sunda Strait  
<p>At least 222 people have been killed and 843 injured after a tsunami hit the coast of Indonesia&rsquo;s Sunda Strait.<br />Twenty-eight people are missing and authorities expect the death toll to rise as many affected areas have not yet been reached.<br ...
The Guardian   30 September 2018   Indonesia   Palu  
<p>A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit the island of Sulawesi on Friday morning, causing a tsunami and around 170 aftershocks. It is the most devastating earthquake to hit Indonesia since 2004.<br />The area devastated by the disaster is bigger than originally ...
CNN   24 January 2018   Alaska   Kodiak  
<p>(CNN) Forecasters canceled tsunami warnings for Alaska and the US and Canadian west coasts Tuesday after an earthquake in the Gulf of Alaska stoked fears of damaging waves.<br>The tsunami alerts were canceled "because additional information and analysis ...
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The Guardian   20 November 2017   New Caledonia   Vanuatu  
<p>Vanuatu and New Caledonia were hit by small tsunami waves after an undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.0 struck 82 kms (51 miles) east of the Loyalty Islands in the South Pacific.</p> <p>The quake, initially reported as magnitude 7.3, was the second major ...
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Stuff.co.nz   11 September 2017   World  
<p>Friday's earthquake off Mexico was the largest in that region in over a century, and will add pressure to a region already being battered by several other natural disasters.<br />The earthquake occurred off the west coast of southern Mexico 69 km below ...
AGU Blogosphere   08 August 2017   Greenland   Karrat Fjord  
<p>In the aftermath of the tsunamigenic landslide in Greenland, which is now widely known as the Karrat Fjord landslide, a number of groups have been working on an analysis of the event. The NSF Rapid Team led by Hermann Fritz have some amazing 3D models online ...
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Temlor.net   19 June 2017   Greenland   Nuugaatsiag  
<p>Over the weekend, a M=4.1 earthquake on Greenland&rsquo;s western coast caused a massive landslide, triggering a tsunami that inundated small settlements on the coast. At this stage, four people are feared to have died, nine others were injured, and 11 ...
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Euronews   29 March 2017   Russia   Asia  
<p>An earthquake has struck Russia&rsquo;s far east near Kamchatka peninsula according to the US Geographical Survey. It&rsquo;s magnitude is said to be 6.6. It was originally recorded with a magnitude 7.0.</p> <p>It struck at a depth of around 33 km just ...
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