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Geotechnical Egineering News tagged with [Pacific "Ring of Fire"]

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The Daily Star   06 March 2019   Philippines   Mindanao  
<p>The quake, initially measuring 6.0 magnitude, struck the island of Mindanao in the south of the country on Wednesday, the European earthquake monitoring service (EMSC) reported.<br />Its epicentre was 130 miles (211km) northeast of Davao at a depth of 37 ...
Express   11 February 2019   USA   California  
<p>CALIFORNIA will eventually be struck by a huge earthquake that could have catastrophic effects. But when will the Big One hit?</p>
Express   25 January 2019   World  
<p>MORE than 32 earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 or above have been recorded by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) in the past 24 hours. Here is where the tremors struck in the world. Most of the earthquakes were recorded along the Ring of Fire, a basin ...
Express   22 January 2019   Indonesia  
<p>A STRONG earthquake of magnitude 6.1 hit an Indonesian island today shortly before another magnitude 6.6 quake struck the island again, according to the US Geological Survey.</p>
The Independent   20 January 2019   Chile  
<p>A magnitude- 6.7 earthquake hit the coast of north Chile, causing buildings to shake and fears of a possible tsunami.<br />The quake struck at 10.32pm local time (01.31GMT) about 9.7 miles southwest of Coquimbo, according to the United States Geological ...
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   06 September 2018   South Pacific   Fiji  
<p>A HUGE earthquake has struck off the coast of Fiji. The powerful 7.8 magnitude tremor hit 66 miles east of the Fijian capital of Suva at 4.39pm BST (3.49am Friday local time).</p> <p>The deep earthquake struck 377 miles under the surface, according to data ...
The Indian Express   31 October 2017   New Caledonia  
<p>A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of New Caledonia today in the tectonically active Pacific region, but there was no tsunami threat, seismologists said. The tremor hit at a depth of 29 kilometres some 253 kilometres from the capital Noumea ...
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KTLA 5   15 April 2016   Japan   Kumamoto  
<p>A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Japan&rsquo;s Kumamoto region on Friday, the day after a 6.2 quake struck, killing at least nine people, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Friday&rsquo;s quake struck at a depth of about 6 miles around 9:25 a.m. PST, ...
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NDTV   21 December 2015   Indonesia   Borneo  
<p>Jakarta: A strong 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia early on Monday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but no immediate damage or casualties were reported.<br />The quake, which was relatively shallow, struck the northeastern corner of Kalimantan ...
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