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Massive 8.2 Earthquake Rocks Coast Of Chile And Creates Tsunami

Massive 8.2 Earthquake Rocks Coast Of Chile And Creates Tsunami

The earthquake, of magnitude 8.0, struck off the coast of Chile on Tuesday, sparking a tsunami warning for all of South and Central America’s Pacific coast, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

| April 1, 2014 | 20 Comments
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Los Angeles Rocked By Second Earthquake In Two Weeks, Dozens Of Aftershocks

Los Angeles Rocked By Second Earthquake In Two Weeks, Dozens Of Aftershocks

Authorities were tallying damage from a magnitude 5.1 earthquake that struck Southern California on Friday night. Fullerton police said early Saturday that up to 50 people had been displaced because of home damage.

| March 29, 2014 | 11 Comments
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7.9 Earthquake Rocks Philippines As Tsunami Warning Issued

7.9 Earthquake Rocks Philippines As Tsunami Warning Issued

An earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter Scale rocked the coast of Philippines on Friday. Following the earthquake, tsunami warnings were issued for Philippines, Indonesia, Taiwan and Japan.

| August 31, 2012 | 12 Comments
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8.6 Quake Off Indonesia Triggers Tsunami Alert

8.6 Quake Off Indonesia Triggers Tsunami Alert

A massive earthquake struck off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra on Wednesday afternoon, triggering a tsunami alert for the Indian Ocean. The quake struck about 434 kilometers (270 miles) southwest of Banda Aceh, the capital of Indonesia’s Aceh province, and had a magnitude of 8.6, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It took place at a depth of 23 kilometers (14 miles).

| April 11, 2012 | 4 Comments
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Magnitude 6.1 Quake Jolts Eastern Japan No Tsunami Warning

Magnitude 6.1 Quake Jolts Eastern Japan No Tsunami Warning

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 hit east of Tokyo on Wednesday but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no initial reports of damage or troubles at area nuclear plants, the Japan Meteorological Agency and local media said.

| March 14, 2012 | 9 Comments
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5.5 Earthquake Rocks Iran As 100 Hurt

5.5 Earthquake Rocks Iran As 100 Hurt

About 100 people were injured when an earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit northeastern Iran on Thursday, state television reported. The epicenter of the quake, which struck at 4:05 p.m., was 10 km (6 miles) outside the city of Neyshabur, some 70 km from the holy city of Mashhad, the official IRNA news agency said.

| January 19, 2012 | 7 Comments
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Tsunami Warning Issued After Powerful 7.3 Quake Hits Off Indonesia

Tsunami Warning Issued After Powerful 7.3 Quake Hits Off Indonesia

A powerful earthquake has hit waters of western Indonesia, prompting local officials to issue a tsunami warning. The U.S. Geological survey said the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 and struck 260 miles (420 kilometers) off the coast of Aceh province. It was centered 18 miles (30 kilometers) beneath the ocean floor. Arief Akhir, an official with Indonesia’s geological agency, said a tsunami warning has been issued. Indonesia is prone to seismic upheaval due to its location on the Pacific “Ring of Fire,” an arc of volcanos and fault lines encircling the Pacific Basin.

| January 10, 2012 | 5 Comments
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Alaska ROCKED by 7.1 Quake, Tsunami Very Possible As Residents Warned To FLEE

Alaska ROCKED by 7.1 Quake, Tsunami Very Possible As Residents Warned To FLEE

A huge earthquake hit just south west of Alaska this morning, threatening a devastating tsunami. People living in coastal areas have been told to leave their homes immediately and flee inland to higher ground after the 7.1 magnitude quake struck close to the Aleutian Islands, 1,031 miles away from Anchorage.
Widespread damage is feared across the West Coast – from British Columbia, Canada, to Washington – as towns brace themselves for the oncoming waves.

| September 2, 2011 | 9 Comments
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Record DC Quake Causes $100 Million Dollars In Damage

Record DC Quake Causes $100 Million Dollars In Damage

The earthquake which yesterday ripped through the East Coast of America has devastated historic buildings, causing a huge $100million in damage.Terrifying tremors were felt throughout the north east causing buildings from Washington D.C. through New York City to Toronto, Canada, to be evacuated yesterday for fear of collapse.

| August 24, 2011 | 4 Comments
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Cracks Discovered in Washington Monument After Record Quake

Cracks Discovered in Washington Monument After Record Quake

Cracking was found in the stones at the top of the Washington Monument Tuesday evening, the National Park Service reported. The National Park Service temporarily closed the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial and the Old Post Office Tower as a precaution following Tuesday’s earthquake. The cracking in the Monument was discovered during a secondary inspection. Structural engineers will evaluate the cracks Wednesday and determine how to repair them before the Monument is reopened.

| August 24, 2011 | 5 Comments
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Magnitude 6.0 Quake Rocks U.S. East Coast, Capitol and Pentagon Evacuated

Magnitude 6.0 Quake Rocks U.S. East Coast, Capitol and Pentagon Evacuated

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck the U.S. East Coast from Virginia to Boston on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake was initially reported at 5.8 magnitude. The Pentagon and U.S. Capitol Building in Washington were evacuated.

| August 23, 2011 | 12 Comments
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What Harold Camping Says Will Take Place On May 21, 2011

What Harold Camping Says Will Take Place On May 21, 2011

May 21, 2011 is God’s date. All other predictions are man’s attempt to predict the end. So it becomes a matter of eternal life, or eternal death. One can no longer presume May 21st of this year will be just another normal day. Each person must come to entrust their lives to what God has written in His Word the Bible and plead to Him for mercy. Otherwise God will come upon them with unmerciful vengeance on May 21, 2011.

| May 19, 2011 | 11 Comments
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Seven Dead After Earthquake Predicted For Rome Hits Spain

Seven Dead After Earthquake Predicted For Rome Hits Spain

Seven people were killed Wednesday when an earthquake struck southeastern Spain, the central government’s chief representative in the region told National Spanish Radio.
The 5.3-magnitude quake occurred at 4:47 p.m. (10:47 a.m. ET) and was centered about 50 kilometers (31 miles) southwest of Murcia, near the Mediterranean coast, the U.S. Geological Survey said. That is about 350 kilometers (218 miles) south-southeast of Madrid. It was preceded at 3:05 p.m. by a 4.5-magnitude temblor centered in the same area, the survey said.

| May 11, 2011 | 7 Comments
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Italians Fleeing Rome Over Earthquake Prediction For May 11, 2011

Italians Fleeing Rome Over Earthquake Prediction For May 11, 2011

Italians will on Wednesday flee Rome over fears a giant earthquake is coming following a seismologist’s 1915 prediction that “the big one” will strike on May 11, 2011. Bendandi believed movement of plates and therefore earthquakes were the result of the combined movements of the planets, the moon and the sun and perfectly predictable. In 1923 he predicted a quake would hit central Italy on January 2 the following year – he was wrong by two days.

| May 10, 2011 | 8 Comments
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Japan Rocked By New 7.4 Quake

Japan Rocked By New 7.4 Quake

A magnitude-7.4 aftershock rattled Japan on Thursday night, knocking out power across a large swath of the northern part of the country nearly a month after the devastating earthquake and tsunami that flattened the northeastern coast.

| April 7, 2011 | 0 Comments
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“Thoughts And Prayers” Just A Cliche?

“Thoughts And Prayers” Just A Cliche?

Every time America or the world suffers from any natural disaster, terrorist attack or tragedy, we hear the phrase ‘’my thoughts and prayers.” This morning when I awoke to the news of the devastating earthquake that swept parts of Japan, Twitter was flooded with people saying ‘’my thoughts and prayers” go out to the people […]

| March 11, 2011 | 9 Comments
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Hundreds of Bodies Found in Japan After Massive Tsunami

Hundreds of Bodies Found in Japan After Massive Tsunami

Japanese police say 200 to 300 bodies have been found in a northeastern coastal area where a massive earthquake spawned a ferocious tsunami Friday that swept away boats, cars and homes. The magnitude 8.9 offshore quake — the largest in Japan’s history — unleashed a 23-foot tsunami and was followed by more than 50 aftershocks for hours, many of them of more than magnitude 6.0.

| March 11, 2011 | 0 Comments
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Earthquake In China Kills 25, Injures 250

Earthquake In China Kills 25, Injures 250

An earthquake toppled more than 1,000 houses and apartment buildings in China’s southwest near the border with Myanmar, killing at least 25 people and injuring 250, the government said Friday. Photos from the scene after the quake struck Thursday showed buildings that buckled, crushing their lower floors. Police, firefighters and soldiers rushed to the area to pull out people trapped in the rubble, including a man and girl stuck in the stairwell of a four-story building, according to state broadcaster China Central Television.

| March 11, 2011 | 1 Comments
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8.9 Magnitude Quake Triggers Tsunami In Japan

8.9 Magnitude Quake Triggers Tsunami In Japan

Japan was struck by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday, unleashing a 13-foot tsunami that washed away cars and tore away buildings along the coast near the epicenter. There were reports of injuries in Tokyo.

| March 11, 2011 | 4 Comments
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Earthquake Shakes Up Suez Canal as Iran Warships Approach

Earthquake Shakes Up Suez Canal as Iran Warships Approach

An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale shook up residents at the entrance to the Suez Canal early Monday morning, 48 hours before two Iranian ships, a frigate and a supply vessel, are expected to enter the canal. The National Institute for Astronomical and Geophysical Research reported that tremors from the 3 a.m. quake lasted for 27 minutes, but caused no damage.The ships had originally been expected to enter the Suez today (Monday), but Egyptian officials announced the delay this morning, without explanation.

| February 21, 2011 | 11 Comments
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