• Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:14
    Hokkaido hotels hammered by 500,000 guest cancellations
    Accommodation reservations for at least 500,000 people have been canceled in Hokkaido since a powerful earthquake struck the prefecture on Sept. 6, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.
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  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 08:31
    Hokkaido tourism hit by cancellations after quake
    A powerful earthquake that struck Hokkaido last week has sparked a wave of cancellations for hotels and tourist facilities at major tourist destinations.
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  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 13:27
    Quake hits remote New Zealand islands, no tsunami warning
    A strong 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck New Zealand's remote Kermadec Islands on Wednesday but authorities said there was no tsunami threat.
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  • Sat, 08 Sep 2018 11:35
    5.9-magnitude quake hits Southwest China: CENC
    A 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit Mojiang Hani autonomous county in Southwest China's Yunnan province at 10:31 am Saturday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
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  • Thu, 06 Sep 2018 20:04
    Sapporo flights cancelled after quake
    Thai Airways International announced on Thursday that its flights to the Japanese city of Sapporo have been cancelled due to the Hokkaido earthquake.
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 13:12
    Small tsunami waves after New Caledonia quake
    A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck off the eastern coast of New Caledonia on Wednesday and generated small tsunami waves, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage.
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  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 01:00
    How scrap tyres could stop buildings collapsing
    A breakthrough in protection from earthquakes is in the pipeline
  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 16:46
    Strong 6.2 magnitude quake strikes off eastern Indonesia
    Kupang, Indonesia - A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami warning or immediate reports of damage.
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  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 17:20
    Urgent : 7.1-magnitude quake hits Peru-Brazil border
    Washington - A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck along Peru's border with Brazil on Friday, the US Geological Survey said.
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  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 11:36
    Panic but no injuries as Venezuela hit by 7.3 magnitude earthquake
    Venezuela was rocked by a 7.3-magnitude earthquake near its northeastern coast Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, causing buildings to sway and people to run into the street in panic but there were no reports of fatalities or injuries.
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  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:32
    6.7-magnitude earthquake hits Vanuatu: USGS
    A 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Wednesday morning, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued.
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  • Mon, 20 Aug 2018 13:27
    Multiple quakes rock Indonesia's Lombok island, 10 dead
    Mataram, Indonesia - A series of powerful earthquakes have rocked the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, killing at least 10 people and setting off fresh waves of panic after nearly 500 died there following a huge tremor two weeks ago.
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  • Sun, 19 Aug 2018 16:45
    Fresh quake rocks Indonesia's Lombok island
    A strong earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok Sunday, triggering landslides and sending people fleeing into the streets just two weeks after a tremor killed more than 480 people there.
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  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:23
    18 injured in magnitude-5 quake in Yunnan
    The epicenter, with a depth of 7 km, was monitored at 24.19 degrees north latitude and 102.71 degrees east longitude at 1:44 a.m. Monday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.
  • Sat, 11 Aug 2018 13:39
    Death toll from Indonesia quake tops 380
    An earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has killed 387 people, authorities said Saturday, adding hundreds of thousands of displaced people were still short of clean water, food and medicine nearly a week on.
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