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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.
Aug 20, 2018
Five dead in Indonesia after multiple earthquakes rock Lombok island days after quakes in region killed 500Multiple earthquakes — including a powerful and shallow 6.9-magnitude tremor — have rocked the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, killing at least five people and setting off fresh waves of panic.
Aug 19, 2018
Earthquake of 6.9 magnitude rocks Indonesia's Lombok island; no casualties or damage reportedA strong earthquake rocked Indonesia's Lombok on Sunday, two weeks after a quake killed more than 480 people on the island
Aug 09, 2018
Lombok earthquake: Indonesian island hit by 5.9-magnitude quake four days after another one killed 160A strong aftershock struck Indonesia's Lombok on Thursday, causing panic among evacuees sheltering after a devastating earthquake killed more than 160 on the holiday island four days earlier.
Aug 06, 2018
Lombok earthquake: At least 82 dead and hundreds more injured after 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesian islandAn earthquake of 7 magnitude struck Indonesia's Lombak on Sunday, killing 37 and injuring dozens others