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Strong Quake Hits Near New Zealand

Posted 09.30.2013 | World

A strong earthquake hit northeast of New Zealand on Monday, the USGS National Earthquake Information Center reported. The magnitude 6.7 temblor was...

Strong Earthquake Hits Off Papua New Guinea

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2012 | World

March 21 (Reuters) - A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the north coast of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. ...

Strong Earthquakes Hit Western Mexico

Reuters | Posted 06.11.2012 | World

By Cyntia Barrera MEXICO CITY, April 12 (Reuters) - Two large earthquakes struck western Mexico, shaking buildings as far away as the ...

Strong Earthquake Kills 13, Triggers Landslides In Philippines

AP | HRVOJE HRANJSKI | Posted 04.06.2012 | World

MANILA, Philippines — Rescuers digging for survivors among dozens of people buried by earthquake-triggered landslides on a central Philippine is...

Strong Earthquake Rattles Solomon Islands

Reuters | Posted 03.09.2012 | World

SINGAPORE, Jan 9 (Reuters) - A 6.6 magnitude earthquake was recorded 220 miles east of Kira Kira in the Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean on Mond...

Strong Earthquake Rattles Papua New Guinea

AP | Posted 12.14.2011 | World

SYDNEY -- A strong earthquake struck the South Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea on Wednesday. There are no immediate reports of damage or inj...

South Pacific Tsunami Warning Canceled After Vanuatu Earthquake

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Residents of a northern town in the South Pacific nation of Vanuatu ran into the streets Friday as a powerful magnitud...

Chile's Earthquake, Search and Rescue Lists and Efforts Spreading Online

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Axel W. Caballero

For all we say about how social networks are changing the way we communicate and how they are impacting privacy standards, one thing is clear: in times of need they are absolutely invaluable.

CRescuers struggle to save lives after Chile quake

AP | MICHAEL WARREN and EVA VERGARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CONCEPCION, Chile — Heroism and banditry mingled on Chile's shattered streets Sunday as rescuers braved aftershocks digging for survivors and th...

Chile Earthquake, Tsunami 2010: LATEST UPDATES, VIDEO

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Early Saturday morning a devastating 8.8 magnitude earthquake struck Chile, setting off a tsunami which threatened a quarter of the globe. Scroll dow...

Chile Earthquake: Huge Quake hits Chile; tsunami threatens Pacific

AP | ROBERTO CANDIA and EVA VERGARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TALCA, Chile — One of the largest earthquakes ever recorded tore apart houses, bridges and highways in central Chile on Saturday and sent a tsun...

CHILE EARTHQUAKE: 8.8 Magnitude Quake Hits Chile

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Live Chile EarthQuake Twitter Page... Tsunami Impacts - Live Updates In: Mexico... Hawaii... California... Alaska... Philippines UPDATE: 8:2...

Earthquakes In Tokyo, Indian Ocean Shake Asia

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO — A powerful earthquake hit Tokyo and nearby areas shortly after dawn Tuesday, halting trains and forcing two nuclear reactors to shut dow...