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Tag: Earthquake

Earthquake in the Aegean rattles Greece and Turkey

There are reports of collapsed buildings after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Izmir in Turkey. ANADOLU AGENCY VIA GETTY / BBC

October 30 (BBC) - A powerful earthquake has struck off Turkey's Aegean coast, north of the Greek island of Samos. The tremor of 7.0 magnitude was centred off Turkey's Izmir province, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, and was felt as far away as Athens and Istanbul. Turkish officials said there were no reports of casualties so far but six ...

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New Zealand PM unruffled as quake hits mid-interview

There was sustained shaking from the quake in Wellington. AFP.

Wellington, May 25 (AFP) - A moderate 5.6-magnitude earthquake rattled New Zealand's North Island early Monday but failed to crack Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's trademark composure as she conducted a live television interview. The quake struck just off the coast before 8am local time (3am Thailand time) at a depth of about 52 kilometres near Levin, about 90 kilometres north ...

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5.9-magnitude quake hits Tibet near Nepal border

Image Source : AP - 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits Tibet near Nepal border

March 20, (IndianExpress) - A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck China’s remote Himalayan region of Tibet close to Nepal on Friday, authorities said. The epicentre of the quake was located 28.63 degrees north latitude and 87.42 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 10 km, according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre. Tremors were felt in Tingri County of Xigaze city in ...

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