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May 26, 2019
Earthquake of 8.0 magnitude strikes northern and central Peru, including capital Lima; no reports of injuries, damages yetPeru is located in a seismically active region, and on 14 January, 2018, a quake measuring 7.3 killed two people and toppled buildings near the southern city of Arequipa.
May 07, 2019
7.2 earthquake jolts Papua New Guinea, but officials rule out tsunami threat; no immediate reports of serious damageA 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.
Mar 01, 2019
Earthquake of magnitude 7.0 strikes southeastern Peru, says US Geological SurveyAn earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 struck southeastern Peru on Friday, the US Geological Survey said.
Feb 22, 2019
7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes hit Peru-Ecuador border region, says US Geological SurveyThe quake’s epicentre was in a sparsely populated area 224 kilometres (140 miles) east-southeast of Ambato, Ecuador, at a depth of 132 kilometres. The USGS’s initial reading assessed the quake, which occurred at 5:17 am local time (1017 GMT), at magnitude 7.7.
Dec 17, 2018
Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 hits eastern Indonesia; officials assessing impact, no tsunami warning issuedEarthquake of magnitude 6.1 hits eastern Indonesia; officials assessing impact, no tsunami warning issued. A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Papua, in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.
Oct 09, 2018
Death toll in Haiti earthquake reaches 15, 333 injured; survivors take refuge in relief campsThe death toll from a 5.9 earthquake that hit Haiti over the weekend rose to at least 15 people with 333 injured, according to updated figures released by authorities, as rescue crews worked to help victims spooked by strong aftershocks.
Sep 28, 2018
Tsunami hits Sulawesi island, mows down buildings in Palu after 7.5-magnitude earthquake strikes IndonesiaA video footage filmed from the top floor of a parking ramp spiral in Palu in Indonesia's Sulawesi island, showed a churning wall of whitewater mow down several buildings and inundate a large mosque.
Aug 28, 2018
Scientists discover giant, hidden deep-sea coral reef system off US coastA pair of dives in a submersible called Alvin confirmed the existence of the coral reef.
Aug 24, 2018
Powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake hits Peru-Brazil border; no initial reports of casualties, say officialsThe US Geological Survey said the quake hit at a depth of 609 kilometres on Peru's eastern frontier with Brazil.
Aug 22, 2018
Venezuela coast jolted by 7.3-magnitude earthquake; no casualties reported, international airport briefly closedAn earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale has jolted Venezuela's northeast coast, with no immediate reports of casualties.