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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
BGC issues traffic advisory for Friday earthquake drill

BGC issues traffic advisory for Friday earthquake drill

Published September 29, 2017 8:09am In view of a city-wide earthquake drill this Friday, the Bonifacio Global City management has issued a traffic advisory to guide motorists during the drill, which was set from from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

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Mexico extends search for quake survivors

Mexico extends search for quake survivors

Posted at Sep 23 2017 06:05 AM Mexican authorities on Friday extended a search for survivors of this week's devastating earthquake that killed nearly 300 people, with foreign rescue teams helping out as the technical window for finding anybody left alive closed.

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Magnitude 5.8 quake hits off northern California — USGS

Magnitude 5.8 quake hits off northern California — USGS

Published September 23, 2017 4:12am Updated September 23, 2017 4:45am A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck on Friday off the coast of Northern California in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there were no reports of damage or injury.

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Mexico rescuers in race to find trapped survivors 48 hours after quake

Mexico rescuers in race to find trapped survivors 48 hours after quake

Published September 22, 2017 4:14am Updated September 22, 2017 4:36am By JOSUE GONZALES AND LIZBETH DIAZ, Reuters MEXICO CITY - Rescuers labored against the odds on Thursday to extract survivors including school children and five Taiwanese factory workers trapped beneath collapsed buildings in central Mexico following the country's deadliest earthquake in 32 years.

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Nationwide quake drill postponed

Nationwide quake drill postponed

By: Nikko Dizon - Reporter / @NikkoDizonINQPhilippine Daily Inquirer / 07:02 AM September 20, 2017 Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Tuesday announced the postponement of the nationwide earthquake drill scheduled for Sept. 21 after President Rodrigo Duterte declared that day a national day of protest.

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Mexico quake death toll rises to 106

Mexico quake death toll rises to 106

Agence France-Presse / 07:21 AM September 20, 2017 Rescuers search for survivors amid the rubble of a collapsed building after a powerful quake in Mexico City on September 19, 2017. A powerful earthquake shook Mexico City on Tuesday, causing panic among the megalopolis’ 20 million inhabitants on the 32nd anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake. The US Geological Survey put the quake’s magnitude at 7.1 while Mexico’s Seismological Institute said it measured 6.8 on its scale. The institute said the quake’s epicenter was seven kilometers west of Chiautla de Tapia, in the neighboring state of Puebla. (AFP PHOTO / Alfredo ESTRELLA)

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Magnitude 7.1 quake rattles Mexico City

Magnitude 7.1 quake rattles Mexico City

Agence France-Presse / 03:31 AM September 20, 2017 A man stands next to a car crashed by debris from a damaged building after a powerful quake rattled Mexico City on Sept. 19, 2017. The quake caused panic among the 20 million inhabitants of the megalopolis on the 32nd anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake. (Photo by ALFREDO ESTRELLA / AFP)

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Mexico's strongest earthquake in a century leaves dozens dead

Mexico's strongest earthquake in a century leaves dozens dead

By Joshua Berlinger, Mariano Castillo and Ray Sanchez, CNN Updated 2122 GMT (0522 HKT) September 8, 2017 (CNN)At least 58 people have died after the most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in a century struck off the southern coast.

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Deadly earthquake hits off the coast of southern Mexico

Deadly earthquake hits off the coast of southern Mexico

By Joshua Berlinger, Mariano Castillo and Ray Sanchez, CNN Updated 0141 GMT (0941 HKT) September 9, 2017 (CNN)A massive 8.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of southern Mexico early Friday morning, killing at least three people and triggering tsunamis.

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 6.1 quake hits off Japan’s Bonin Islands —USGS

6.1 quake hits off Japan’s Bonin Islands —USGS

Tokyo, Japan — A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit off Japan’s Bonin Islands on Friday but there was no tsunami risk, seismologists said.

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Strong earthquakes jolt Cagayan Valley, Cordillera

Strong earthquakes jolt Cagayan Valley, Cordillera

Philippine Daily Inquirer / 06:30 AM August 31, 2017 BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya — A 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck off Calayan Island in Cagayan Valley region on Wednesday morning, followed by a 4-magnitude quake in the Cordillera region, government volcanologists said.

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Magnitude-5.1 quakes strikes off northern Luzon

Magnitude-5.1 quakes strikes off northern Luzon

Published August 30, 2017 7:00am A magnitude-5.1 earthquake struck 33 kilometers southwest of Calayan, Cagayan at 6:08 a.m.- Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology reported.

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Leyte quake kills 2 in Ormoc City

Leyte quake kills 2 in Ormoc City

Two persons died in Ormoc City during the magnitude 5.1 earthquake that hit Leyte province early Wednesday.

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Magnitude-5.1 quake hits Albuera, Leyte

Magnitude-5.1 quake hits Albuera, Leyte

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 23) — A magnitude-5.1 earthquake hit Albuera, Leyte Wednesday morning.

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6.3-magnitude earthquake hits Luzon

6.3-magnitude earthquake hits Luzon

(Updated, 2:53 p.m.) A 6.3-magnitude earthquake was recorded in Batangas Friday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said The quake struck 5 kilometers southwest of Lian town in Batangas at 1:28 p.m.

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M5.4 quake jolts Bohol

M5.4 quake jolts Bohol

ABS-CBN News Posted at Aug 10 2017 09:54 AM | Updated as of Aug 10 2017 10:10 AM

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Nine dead, 164 injured in China Sichuan quake

Nine dead, 164 injured in China Sichuan quake

Published August 9, 2017 8:03am SHANGHAI - Nine people have been killed, including six tourists, and 164 injured in an earthquake that struck a remote and mountainous part of southwest China's Sichuan province, the local government and official media said on Wednesday.

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Makati starts retagging areas hit by fault line

Makati starts retagging areas hit by fault line

By: Erika Sauler - Reporter / @erikaINQPhilippine Daily Inquirer / 05:08 AM August 09, 2017 The Makati City government has started retagging lots in four barangays traversed by the West Valley Fault to determine which households are within the buffer zone and will need help in relocating.

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Twin quakes jolt Rizal, Metro Manila

Twin quakes jolt Rizal, Metro Manila

INQUIRER.net / 06:54 AM August 08, 2017 Two earthquakes that came within an hour of each other shook the province of Rizal and parts of Metro Manila before dawn Tuesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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