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Moderate earthquake jolts southern Iran

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Iran’s state TV says a magnitude 5.3 earthquake has jolted a sparsely populated district in the south of the country. The quake was moderate and no injuries were reported.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

5.5-magnitude quake hits Sultan Kudarat

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A 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Sultan Kudarat on Thursday afternoon, but no aftershocks were expected, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

After quake, makeshift churches welcome pilgrims in Bohol

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CRANE sifts through the rubble of the damaged Our Lady of Assumption Parish Church in Dauis in Bohol. AP FILE PHOTO

The 7.2-magnitude earthquake destroyed centuries-old churches in Bohol province but not the spirit of its people.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Preparedness, CCT program help young mom survive ‘Yolanda’

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Learning how to keep calm during a disaster saved a young housewife in Cebu when twin disasters — a 7.2-magnitude earthquake and super typhoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) — struck the country late last year.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Phivolcs: Surigao del Sur rocked by 4.8-magnitude quake

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A magnitude 4.8 earthquake jolted parts of Surigao del Sur before noon Tuesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said Tuesday.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Tsunami warning follows strong quake near Solomons

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A tsunami warning has been issued for some Pacific islands following a powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake near the Solomon Islands.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

7.6 quake strikes off Solomon Islands—USGS

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A powerful 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands early Sunday, US geologists said.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

4.1 quake jolts Zambales

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Zambales may be more than a hundred kilometers away from Quezon City, yet tremors were still felt in the metropolitan area.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

New quake shakes Nicaragua; nation on alert

A man carries the remains of the wall of his home, damaged by an earthquake in Nagarote, Nicaragua, Friday, April 11, 2014. Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega declared red alert Friday after an earthquake of 6.2 magnitude on the Richter scale that shook the country on Thursday and left one dead, hundreds of houses damaged and thousands of people affected . AP

A magnitude-6.6 earthquake shook Nicaragua on Friday afternoon, sending people running frightened into the streets less than 24 hours after a magnitude-6.1 quake rattled the Central American country.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

The resilience of Boholanos

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Six months after the destructive 7.2-magnitude earthquake, the people of Bohol province have recovered and are going about their lives as if the temblor took place many years ago.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro | Read More »

No tsunami threat to PH after Papua New Guinea quake – Phivolcs

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The state seismologist said the country is not threatened by a tsunami after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit nearby Papua New Guinea on Friday.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

7.1 magnitude quake hits off Papua New Guinea coast

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A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Injuries as strong quake hits Nicaragua

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A 6.1-magnitude earthquake has rattled Nicaragua, but no major damages or injuries have been reported so far.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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