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Toll in Turkey, Greek island earthquake rises to 57; 70-year-old man pulled out alive from collapsed building
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Toll in Turkey, Greek island earthquake rises to 57; 70-year-old man pulled out alive from collapsed building

Over 900 people in Turkey have been injured in the Friday afternoon earthquake, which was centered in the Aegean northeast of the Greek island of Samos

Earthquake hits Turkey, Greece: 19 dead, over 700 injured as strong tremors hit Aegean Sea
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Earthquake hits Turkey, Greece: 19 dead, over 700 injured as strong tremors hit Aegean Sea

As a result of the 6.9 magnitude quake, a small tsunami struck the Seferihisar district south of Izmir province in Turkey, causing floods in the area

14 killed, over 500 injured as strong Aegean Sea earthquake strikes Turkish coast and Greek island
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14 killed, over 500 injured as strong Aegean Sea earthquake strikes Turkish coast and Greek island

At least 12 people were killed in Izmir, Turkey’s third-largest city, including one who drowned, while two teenagers died in Greek island of Samos after being struck by a wall that collapsed

The Zai Whitaker column | What 2004 tragedy on Great Nicobar might show us about meeting coronavirus challenge
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The Zai Whitaker column | What 2004 tragedy on Great Nicobar might show us about meeting coronavirus challenge

The mental and physical resources that enabled Saw Agu to survive the horrific experience of the 2004 tsunami are an inspiration to us all — perhaps even a metaphor for overcoming this coronavirus pandemic and its challenges.

The Zai Whitaker column | Tragedy on Great Nicobar; a story of the 2004 tsunami in two parts
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The Zai Whitaker column | Tragedy on Great Nicobar; a story of the 2004 tsunami in two parts

The 15-metre wave came with a roar of rage. Saw Agu remembers the sound, and the accompanying sound of breaking trees as the water bulldozed its way through the forest.

Russia earthquake: USGS issues tsunami warnings after 7.8 magnitude quake off Kuril islands
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Russia earthquake: USGS issues tsunami warnings after 7.8 magnitude quake off Kuril islands

US authorities put out tsunami warnings on Wednesday after an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck off Russia’s Kuril Islands, but meteorological officials in Japan issued no alerts

30 dead, 156 injured after 6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia's Maluku Islands; Governor declares state of emergency till 9 Oct
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30 dead, 156 injured after 6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia's Maluku Islands; Governor declares state of emergency till 9 Oct

'As of Sunday morning, 30 people died, and 156 were injured', said national disaster mitigation agency spokesman Agus Wibowo

Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 strikes Indonesia's Java island; local authorities issue tsunami alert
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Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 strikes Indonesia's Java island; local authorities issue tsunami alert

A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia’s Java island on Friday, swaying buildings as far away as the capital.

Strong earthquake of 6.4 magnitude rocks Japan; advisory tsunami warning lifted as no major damages reported
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Strong earthquake of 6.4 magnitude rocks Japan; advisory tsunami warning lifted as no major damages reported

A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked Japan, sparking a tsunami advisory that was later lifted with no reports, on Wednesday

New Zealand withdraws tsunami alert soon after earthquake of magnitude 7.2; authorities warn of 'minor sea level fluctuations'
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New Zealand withdraws tsunami alert soon after earthquake of magnitude 7.2; authorities warn of 'minor sea level fluctuations'

The Kermadec Islands of New Zealand, struck by a strong earthquake, are the peaks of volcanoes, some active, that rise above sea level and are often rocked by strong tremors.

7.2 earthquake jolts Papua New Guinea, but officials rule out tsunami threat; no immediate reports of serious damage
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7.2 earthquake jolts Papua New Guinea, but officials rule out tsunami threat; no immediate reports of serious damage

A powerful but deep 7.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, officials said, cutting power and knocking items off shelves, though there were no immediate reports of serious damage.

Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hits eastern Indonesia, tsunami warning for coastal communities lifted
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Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hits eastern Indonesia, tsunami warning for coastal communities lifted

A strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocked eastern Indonesia on Friday, the United States Geological Survey said.

Toll from Indonesia flash floods rises to 89; over 6,800 evacuated to temporary shelters in country's Papua province
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Toll from Indonesia flash floods rises to 89; over 6,800 evacuated to temporary shelters in country's Papua province

The government has issued a 14-day state of emergency in Papua, which shares a border with independent Papua New Guinea on an island just north of Australia

Indonesia's latest tsunami raises global questions over disaster preparedness, highlights need for much research
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Indonesia's latest tsunami raises global questions over disaster preparedness, highlights need for much research

The Indonesia tsunami should be a wake-up call to step up research on tsunami triggers and preparedness, several experts said.

Threat to endangered Javan rhinos comes to light after deadly Indonesian tsunami
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Threat to endangered Javan rhinos comes to light after deadly Indonesian tsunami

The search for a second home for the species has been on for nearly 8 years with no results as yet.

Tamil Nadu, Puducherry remember victims of 2004 Tsunami; kin pay tribute on 14th anniversary of natural disaster
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Tamil Nadu, Puducherry remember victims of 2004 Tsunami; kin pay tribute on 14th anniversary of natural disaster

Floral tributes, prayers and silent processions in the affected districts of Tamil Nadu like Chennai, Cuddalore and Nagapattinam marked the remembrance.

Indonesia's tsunami triggered by a volcano caught the disaster-prone nation offguard
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Indonesia's tsunami triggered by a volcano caught the disaster-prone nation offguard

Anak Krakatau had been erupting since June, the last eruption just 24 minutes before the tsunami.

Indonesia Tsunami: Public health crisis looms large as clean water, medical supplies run low; experts warn of more deadly waves
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Indonesia Tsunami: Public health crisis looms large as clean water, medical supplies run low; experts warn of more deadly waves

Indonesia's disaster agency said it has dispatched helicopters to drop supplies into a handful of hard-to-reach communities along the shattered coastlines of western Java and south Sumatra.

Traumatised by sudden tsunami, that killed 429 in Indonesia, survivors remain jittery; Christmas celebrations replaced by sombre prayers
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Traumatised by sudden tsunami, that killed 429 in Indonesia, survivors remain jittery; Christmas celebrations replaced by sombre prayers

Christmas celebrations were replaced by sombre prayers, as church leaders called on Christians across Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, to pray for tsunami victims. Unlike other tsunamis that have hit disaster-prone Indonesia following large earthquakes, Saturday's big waves blasted ashore at night without warning.

Indonesia's 'volcanic tsunami': Toll climbs to 373; rescue teams continue hunt for survivors, haul debris around Sunda Strait
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Indonesia's 'volcanic tsunami': Toll climbs to 373; rescue teams continue hunt for survivors, haul debris around Sunda Strait

Indonesia's disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho gave an updated toll late Monday. He said, "Some 1,459 people were injured with another 128 missing."