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14 January, 2018 11:04 AM Strong earthquake hits coast of southern Peru, no damage reported

A strong earthquake struck the coast of southern Peru on Sunday morning. Lima: A strong earthquake struck the coast of southern Peru on Sunday morning, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake hit at 0918 GMT at a depth of around 10 km (6 miles), according to the USGS. There were no initial reports of damage and no tsunami warning was issued by Peruvian 41

12 January, 2018 1:17 AM Strong 6.0 quake hits central Myanmar: USGS

YANGON: A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 hit a remote region of central Myanmar early on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The shallow quake struck at a depth of 10 km (six miles) some 40 km (24 miles) west of the town of Phyu and 176 km (110 miles) northwest of Yangon. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, said Phyu regional 54

1 December, 2017 4:30 AM Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 strikes off northeast Papua New Guinea

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck the northeast coast of the Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea on Thursday, the United States Geographical Survey (USGS) said. The quake hit at 02:50 GMT at a depth of around 53 km (37 miles), according to USGS. No tsunami warning was immediately issued. Quakes are common in Papua New Guinea, which sits on the Pacifics 33

18 November, 2017 12:12 AM Earthquake Of Magnitude 6.3 Strikes Southern China Near Indian Border: USGS

An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck southern China near the Indian border on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.7, struck at 6:34 a.m. on Saturday (2234 GMT on Friday) at a shallow depth of 6.2 miles (10 km) on the Tibetan Plateau in southern China, the USGS said. It was not immediately 33

23 September, 2017 1:30 PM Quake in North Korea triggers suspicion

China calls it a ‘suspected explosion’ but South Korea terms it a ‘natural earthquake’ A small earthquake near North Korea’s nuclear test site on Saturday was probably not man-made, the nuclear proliferation watchdog and a South Korean official said, easing fears Pyongyang had exploded another nuclear bomb just weeks after its last one. Chinese earthquake 39

23 September, 2017 4:25 AM 5.8 magnitude earthquake strikes off California

New York: An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale has struck off California in the Pacific Ocean, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake, with a magnitude of 5.8, was then followed by a second quake of 5.6 closer to shore, The Sun reported on Friday. The epicentre, with a depth of 12.0 km, was initially determined to be at 40.406 degrees 35

20 September, 2017 2:30 AM At Least 139 Dead In Powerful Mexico Earthquake, More Feared Trapped In Rubble

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing buildings and killing dozens of people on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that devastated Mexico City. Coming less than two weeks after a deadly temblor off the country's Pacific coast, and just hours after a siren signaled an annual earthquake drill in the capital, Tuesday's quake 41

9 September, 2017 2:47 AM Death toll rises to 61 in powerful Mexico earthquake

MEXICO CITY: One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico struck off the country's southern coast, toppling hundreds of buildings and sending panicked people fleeing into the streets in the middle of the night. At least 61 people were reported dead. The quake that hit minutes before midnight Thursday was strong enough to cause buildings 70

9 September, 2017 1:48 AM At least 60 die in Mexico's strongest earthquake in over 8 decades

At least 60 people died when the most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in over eight decades tore through buildings and forced mass evacuations in the poor southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas, triggering alerts as far away as Southeast Asia. The 8.1 magnitude quake off the southern coast late Thursday was stronger than a devastating 1985 temblor that flattened 79

8 September, 2017 12:39 PM At least 15 dead as magnitude 8.2 quake rocks Mexico

MEXICO CITY: A powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Mexico late on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and triggering a tsunami alert in what the president called the quake-prone country's biggest one in a century. The quake hit offshore in the Pacific at 11:49 pm (0449 GMT), about 100 kilometers (60 miles) from the coastal town of Tonala, in far southern 101