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Magnitude 6.8 quake hits near Banda Aceh, Indonesia

SYDNEY - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 struck 130 km (80 miles) southeast of Banda Aceh in northern Sumatra, Indonesia, the United States Geological Survey said.
The quake struck at a depth of 33 km (21 miles)at 2203 GMT, the USGS said.
No tsunami warning for Indonesia was immediately issued.
(Reporting by Tom Westbrook; Editing by Chris Reese and Jonathan Oatis)
 
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http://news.abs-cbn.com/overseas/12/06/16/magnitude-68-quake-hits-near-banda-aceh-indonesia
Dozens missing in Taiwan after earthquake topples buildings

Dozens missing in Taiwan after earthquake topples buildings

(CNN) — Fearing people may be trapped inside, rescue workers and search dogs probed the perimeter of a multistory building leaning precariously early Thursday in the Taiwanese city of Hualien, more than a day after a deadly earthquake.

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Filipino missing after Taiwan quake

Filipino missing after Taiwan quake

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4 dead, 82 missing after strong quake hits Taiwan

4 dead, 82 missing after strong quake hits Taiwan

By: Associated Press - @inquirerdotnet Associated Press / 05:10 PM February 07, 2018 TAIPEI, Taiwan — Rescuers were working Wednesday to try to reach people who were trapped after a strong earthquake near Taiwan’s east coast caused several buildings to cave in and tilt dangerously. At least four people were killed and 82 missing in the quake.

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NDRRMC to hold nationwide earthquake drill on Feb. 15

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False tsunami alert hits US coasts

False tsunami alert hits US coasts

Agence France-Presse / 07:49 AM February 07, 2018 CHICAGO, United States — A tsunami warning test was accidentally sent as a real alert to the phones of residents along the US East and Gulf Coasts and the Caribbean on Tuesday — just weeks after a false missile alert triggered panic in Hawaii.

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Quake rocks Quezon about an hour ahead of tremor in Taiwan

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Deadly earthquake strikes Taiwan’s east coast

Deadly earthquake strikes Taiwan’s east coast

Associated Press / 05:14 AM February 07, 2018 TAIPEI, Taiwan — A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck Tuesday near the coast of Taiwan, killing two hotel employees and injuring more than 200 other people, officials said.

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Taiwan hotel collapses after 6.4-magnitude quake

Taiwan hotel collapses after 6.4-magnitude quake

Published February 7, 2018 2:44am By AMBER WANG and MICHELLE YUN, AFP TAIPEI, Taiwan - A hotel on the east coast of Taiwan has collapsed after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake, with other buildings toppled or damaged, the national fire agency said, with reports people are trapped inside.

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Magnitude 6.0 quake sparks panic in Indonesia; 6 injured

Magnitude 6.0 quake sparks panic in Indonesia; 6 injured

Agence France-Presse / 07:26 PM January 23, 2018 JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong earthquake rattled Indonesia Tuesday, sparking panic, damaging scores of homes and leaving at least half a dozen students seriously injured.

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Tsunami warning in effect after magnitude-7.9 earthquake off Alaska

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5.7 quake rattles Taipei but no reports of damage

5.7 quake rattles Taipei but no reports of damage

Published January 17, 2018 3:57pm TAIPEI — A 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit Taiwan's capital Taipei on Wednesday with several witnesses reporting a slight rocking of buildings in the city's business district.

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7.3-magnitude quake strikes off Peru; 1 dead and 37 injured

7.3-magnitude quake strikes off Peru; 1 dead and 37 injured

LIMA, Peru — A powerful earthquake struck off Peru’s coast early Sunday, causing at least one death and 57 injuries, according to officials.

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Several quakes rattle Myanmar’s largest city, no damage seen

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Magnitude 7.6 quake strikes off Central America: USGS

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TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 struck near remote Caribbean Islands belonging to Honduras on Tuesday, sparking a tsunami warning for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

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Powerful quake rocks Iran-Iraq border

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A magnitude 6.0 earthquake hit the border area of Iran and Iraq on Monday evening, Iranian state media said.

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Magnitude-5.0 quake hits Davao Oriental

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4.1 magnitude quake hits Sarangani

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Earthquake Near Iran-Iraq Border Kills More than 430, Injures Over 7,600

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At least 437 people were killed and more than 7,600 others injured after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck near Iran's border with Iraq, authorities said Monday.

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