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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
Magnitude 5.4 quake jolts Cagayan

Magnitude 5.4 quake jolts Cagayan

Helen Flores (The Philippine Star) - April 17, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake hit Gonzaga, Cagayan before dawn yesterday, but there was no reported damage or injury

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Strong, deep quake rocks Bolivia, shakes buildings in Brazil

Strong, deep quake rocks Bolivia, shakes buildings in Brazil

Published April 3, 2018 12:48am By DANIEL RAMOS, Reuters An earthquake of at least 6.6 magnitude shook Bolivia early on Monday, causing no damage or injuries but driving people out of office buildings as far away as Brasilia and Sao Paulo in neighboring Brazil, officials said.

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Eastern Samar sways to quake

Eastern Samar sways to quake

said.By: Faye Orellana - @FMOrellanaINQ INQUIRER.net / 08:19 AM April 03, 2018A magnitude 3.7 earthquake hit Eastern Samar before midnight Tuesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs)

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Magnitude 4.0 quake jolts Eastern Samar

Magnitude 4.0 quake jolts Eastern Samar

ABS-CBN News Posted at Mar 10 2018 06:57 AM MANILA - A magnitude 4.0 earthquake rattled Eastern Samar province on Saturday dawn, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

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Phivolcs downgrades Mayon alert status to level 3

Phivolcs downgrades Mayon alert status to level 3

UNTV News7 March 2018 MANILA, Philippines — At past eight in the morning on Tuesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) downgraded the alert status for Mayon Volcano to level 3.

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No Filipino fatality in Papua New Guinea quakes - DFA

No Filipino fatality in Papua New Guinea quakes - DFA

ABS-CBN News Posted at Mar 09 2018 10:31 AM MANILA - The Department of Foreign Affairs on Friday said no Filipino has been reported dead in the earthquakes that hit Papua New Guinea.

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Strong quake strikes east of Papua New Guinea island

Strong quake strikes east of Papua New Guinea island

An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck 135 km (85 miles) east of the town of Rabaul, on the eastern tip of Papua New Guinea's island of New Britain, at 3.39 a.m. on Friday, local time (1739 GMT on Thursday), the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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Earthquake off the coast of Mindoro, Philippines - February 26, 2018

Earthquake off the coast of Mindoro, Philippines - February 26, 2018

Created February 26, 2018 Last update February 26, 2018 10:52 By Armand Vervaeck Are you one of the people who felt the shaking ? If Yes, please tell what you experienced by filling up the I FELT IT form behind the earthquake or at the bottom of this page. Your I FELT IT report may also be used by partner scientists. Using our iOS or Android EQ Report application (see link above) would facilitate our administration. Thank you

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Powerful earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

Powerful earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

Updated about an hour ago A magnitude-7.5 earthquake has struck the middle of Papua New Guinea. PHOTO: A magnitude-7.5 earthquake struck south-west of Porgera on early Monday morning. (Geoscience Australia Earthquakes)

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Major 7.5-magnitude earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea

Major 7.5-magnitude earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea

Agence France-Presse Posted at Feb 26 2018 06:56 AM SYDNEY, Australia - A powerful 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea early Monday, with unconfirmed reports of blackouts and damage to buildings, officials said.

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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

(philstar.com) | Updated February 7, 2018 - 3:47pm MANILA, Philippines — A Filipino has been confirmed missing after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan's eastern coast Tuesday night, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.

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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

NDRRMC to hold nationwide earthquake drill on Feb. 15

By: Frances Mangosing - Reporter / @FMangosingINQ INQUIRER.net / 03:25 PM February 07, 2018 The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) will hold its 1st Quarter nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill (NSED) 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

Quake rocks Quezon about an hour ahead of tremor in Taiwan

07:36 AM February 07, 2018 Less than an hour before a tremor shook Taiwan, a 3.9-magnitude (Intensity 4) quake struck Quezon province on Tuesday night.

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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

Tsunami warning in effect after magnitude-7.9 earthquake off Alaska

By Madison Park and Keith Allen, CNN Updated 1144 GMT (1944 HKT) January 23, 2018 (CNN)A magnitude-7.9 earthquake detected in the Gulf of Alaska has triggered tsunami warnings in Alaska and tsunami watches across several Western states.

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