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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 »

5.4-magnitude earthquake jolts southwest China

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A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck southwest China Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, with authorities checking for damage.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Undersea quake hits off Greece


An undersea earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit south of the Greek island of Hydra late Friday and was felt in the capital, the Athens Observatory said.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Magnitude 4.7 quake hits near Los Angeles—USGS

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The US city of Los Angeles was awoken just before dawn on Monday by a relatively powerful magnitude 4.7 earthquake, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.

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

Powerful 6.9 quake strikes off California coast


A powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck late Sunday off the coast of northern California, the US Geological Survey reported.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

3.7-magnitude quake hits northern Luzon

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A 3.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Cagayan at 12:10 p.m., the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said Wednesday.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Strong 6.3-quake jolts New Zealand – USGS


A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake rattled New Zealand Monday, swaying buildings and spilling goods from shelves, but authorities said there were no immediate reports of major damage.

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Earthquake rumbles off Guam


A moderate earthquake has struck in the Guam region, but there were no reports of damage or injury.

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

6.6 quake hits off east coast of Russia—USGS

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A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of far eastern Russia Tuesday, the US Geological Survey reported.

Posted: November 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Magnitude 5.5 quake strikes off Japan’s east coast – USGS


A 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the east coast of Japan on Monday, the US Geological Survey reported, but no tsunami warning was issued.

Posted: October 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

7.8 quake jolts southwest Pakistan


A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked southern Pakistan Tuesday, killing two persons and damaging several houses near the epicentre in Balochistan province.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Strong quake strikes off eastern Indonesia—USGS

Barat Daya islands

A powerful 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the United States Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued.

Posted: September 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

6.8 quake felt across New Zealand


A powerful earthquake shook major cities across New Zealand on Friday, sending terrified office workers diving under their desks but with no initial reports of significant damage.

Posted: August 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
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  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
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