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Reuters   27 February 2018   Papua New Guinea   Hela  
<p>Up to 14 people were killed in landslides and by collapsed buildings during a powerful earthquake in the remote Papua New Guinea highlands, police and a hospital worker said on Tuesday, with unconfirmed reports of up to 30 dead.</p> <p>The 7.5 magnitude ...
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CBC News   06 February 2018   Taiwan   Hualien  
<p>A rescue crew on Wednesday was trying to free two people from a hotel whose ground floor caved after a strong earthquake hit near Taiwan's east coast and killed at least four people.</p> <p>The shallow, magnitude-6.4 quake that struck late Tuesday night ...
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The Guardian   13 November 2017   Iran - Iraq   Iran - Iraq border  
<p>A powerful magnitude-7.3 earthquake has rocked the northern border region between Iran and Iraq, killing more than 328 people in Iran and seven in Iraq and injuring thousands more.</p><p>Iran’s semi-official Isna news agency raised the death toll to 328 ...
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ChicagoTribune   11 September 2017   Mexico   Mexico  
<p>Life for many has moved outdoors in the quake-shocked city of Juchitan, where a third of the homes are reported uninhabitable and repeated aftershocks have scared people away from many structures still standing.<br />The city on Sunday was littered with ...
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Express   22 August 2017   Italy   Ischia  
<p>The 4.5 magnitude quake hit the tourist hotspot at 8:57pm local time (7:57pm UK time), according to Italian authorities.</p><p>Two women died and 39 people are injured – at least one of them seriously – after the earthquake struck.</p><p>Seven are still ...
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BBC NEWS   21 July 2017   Greece   Kos  
<p>A strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea has killed at least two people on the Greek island of Kos, officials say.<br>The 6.7-magnitude quake hit 12km (seven miles) north-east of Kos, near the Turkish coast, with a depth of 10km, the US Geological Survey said.<br>At ...
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Gulf News   05 April 2017   Iran   Asia  
<p>A powerful magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck northeastern Iran near the holy city of Mashhad on Wednesday, killing at least one person as residents fled onto the streets and aftershocks shook the region.</p><p>Iranian state radio said the epicenter of the ...
abc.net.au   12 February 2017   Philippines   Asia  
<p>At least eight people were killed and more than 120 injured when a powerful earthquake struck in the southern Philippines, officials say, damaging buildings and an airport and knocking out power.</p> <p>The late Friday quake with a magnitude of 6.5 roused ...
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The Independent   19 January 2017   Italy   Europe  
<p>Thirty people are missing after an avalanche buried a small hotel in the mountains of central Italy after a series of earthquakes, authorities say.</p> <p>Italian media said the avalanche covered the three-storey hotel in Abruzzo, an earthquake-hit zone ...
The Wall Street Journal   07 December 2016   Indonesia   Asia  
<p>A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Aceh province early Wednesday, killing at least 54 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings.</p><p>Maj. Gen. Tatang Sulaiman says 52 have died ...