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29 December, 2018 5:03 AM Massive earthquake strikes southern Philippines island of Mindanao; Tsunami alert issued

Manila: An earthquake measuring 7.2-magnitude on the Richter scale struck southern Philippines island of Mindanao on Saturday. The quake was recorded at 03:39 GMT, 101 kilometres or 62.7 miles to the southeast of the Pundaguitan coastal area, according to United States Geological Survey. However, authorities warned of possible tsunami threat to the coastlines 123

26 December, 2018 12:20 PM Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 hits Italy's Sicily; injuries, damages reported

The earthquake hit at 3.19 am (0219 GMT), prompting many people to run out of their homes and sleep in cars.  CATANIA: An earthquake measuring magnitude 4.8 hit the area north of Catania on the slopes of Mount Etna in Sicily early on Wednesday, causing some damage to buildings and a few injuries, officials said. It hit two days after Etna, Europe`s highest 168

26 December, 2018 8:04 AM 4.8-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Europe's Most Active Volcano

The volcano, Mount Etna, erupted on Monday with officials reporting more than 130 tremors of up to 4.3-magnitude. A 4.8-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday hit Sicily around Europe's most active volcano Mount Etna, injuring at least two people, Italian media reported. The residents panicked and many ran out onto the streets as the fresh tremors were felt just two days after 49

24 December, 2018 4:05 AM Factbox: List of quakes, tsunamis that have hit Indonesia over 15 years

Indonesia sits on the geologically active Pacific Ring of Fire and is regularly hit by earthquakes. A tsunami killed at least 281 people and injured hundreds on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra following an underwater landslide believed to have been caused by the erupting Anak Krakatau volcano, officials said. 2004: A massive 9.1 magnitude 74

16 December, 2018 11:28 AM 6.1-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Papua, in eastern Indonesia Sunday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued. The quake was about 158 kilometres (98 miles) south-southwest of the province's capital Jayapura at 6:42 pm (0942 GMT), at a depth of 61 kilometres, according to the US Geological Survey. The quake was felt in Jayapura, but residents 60

5 December, 2018 9:52 AM Massive 7.6 earthquake prompts tsunami warning off New Caledonia: Reports

A powerful undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 struck off the east coast of New Caledonia in the South Pacific on Wednesday, said the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, which warned of possible hazardous tsunamis in the region. The undersea quake was only a shallow 10 km (6 miles) deep and about 155 km (95 miles) east-southeast of the Loyalty Islands 124

1 December, 2018 6:07 PM Earthquake of 6.5 magnitude strikes off Indonesia's Tanimbar Islands, no tsunami threat issued

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake that struck off the coast of Indonesia`s Tanimbar Islands on Saturday caused no damage and created no threat of a tsunami, Indonesian authorities said. "The quake was felt faintly for around two to three seconds," Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman for Indonesia`s Disaster Mitigation Agency, said. "There was no panic in Tiakur 132

26 November, 2018 10:14 PM Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits western Iran, no fatalities reported

Iran said on Sunday that no fatalities had been reported so far after an earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck near its western border with Iraq, Iranian state TV reported. The tremor was also felt in the Iraqi capital Baghdad and in Kuwait. "No reports of any fatalities (have been reported) yet and most of the injured were hurt while fleeing, not due to quake 194

25 November, 2018 6:04 PM Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes western Iran: USGS

LONDON: An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 shook western Iran on Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, and Iraqi state media said the tremor had been felt in Baghdad and other provinces. USGS said the quake was at a depth of 65 kilometres (40 miles) and struck 114 km northwest of the city of Ilam, close to Iran`s border with Iraq. The Iraqi Geological 68

19 November, 2018 3:32 AM Earthquake measuring 6.7 strikes Fiji, no tsunami warning

Initial reports suggest that since the earthquake was too deep in the sea, there was no damage caused on the land surface.  A strong under-sea earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter Scale struck off the coast of Fiji early Monday morning, as per the United States Geological Survey (USGS). Initial reports suggest that since the earthquake was too deep in the sea, there 338