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The Guardian   25 September 2019   Pakistan   Kashmir  
<p>At least 19 people have been killed and 300 injured after a shallow earthquake struck north-eastern Pakistan, tearing car-sized cracks into roads and heavily damaging infrastructure.<br />The quake sent people in Lahore and Islamabad running into the streets. ...
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 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 ...
Sunday Expresee   07 October 2018   Haiti   Port-au-Prince  
<p>The quake took place at 12.11am on Sunday morning with a depth of 10km.<br />The quake was centred around 12 miles (20kilometress) west-northwest of Ti Port-de-Paix off Haiti's north coast.</p> <p>This is the strongest earthquake to hit Haiti since 2010.</p ...
Express   01 October 2018   Indonesia   Palu  
<p>THE GROUND has entered a strange liquid-like state in some areas of Indonesia due to the intense stress and shaking from an earthquake on Friday that caused the death of at least 832 people.<br>The soil can be seen moving around like running water and even ...
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   10 September 2018   Japan   Hokkaido  
<p>Tokyo (CNN) The death toll in the magnitude 6.7 earthquake that struck Japan on Thursday has risen to 39, the country's Fire and Disaster Management Agency said. Two people remain missing, and at least 641 people were injured, the agency said Sunday. Evacuation ...
CBC News, YouTube   06 September 2018   Japan   Hokkaido  
<p>A powerful earthquake rocked Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides that crushed homes, knocking out power and forcing a nuclear power plant to switch to a backup generator.</p><p>The magnitude 6.7 earthquake ...
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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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