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    2022 Düzce Earthquake

    On 23 November 2022, a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck near Düzce, Turkey, at a depth of 10.6 km (6.6 mi). It damaged thousands of buildings and indirectly killed two people. Shaking was felt as far as Istanbul, Ankara, Bolu, Eskişehir, Kütahya, Bursa, Kocaeli and Edirne. Thousands of...
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    Powerful Quake Kills over 1,000 in Afghanistan

    A powerful earthquake has killed at least 1,000 people and injured 1,500 in eastern Afghanistan. Pictures show landslides and ruined mud-built homes in the province of Paktika, where rescuers have been scrambling to treat the injured. The quake struck shortly after 01:30 (21:00 GMT Tuesday) as...
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    Powerful earthquake strikes off coast of Fukushima

    A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Fukushima, in northern Japan, on Wednesday, briefly triggering a tsunami advisory and plunging more than 2 million homes in the Tokyo area into darkness. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center later said there was no longer a danger of a...
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    2010 Haiti Earthquake Aftermath Photo

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    Sendai Airport Earthquake and Tsunami on March 11, 2011

    The tsunami waves in the Sendai airport area reached a height of 12 metres among the highest number measured on the entire coast of Japan after the 9.1 undersea megathrust earthquake. The shaking was so violent everyone was knocked down and in Miyagi Prefecture and Sendai close to the...
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    Massive Earthqauke Kills More than 1300 in Haiti

    A powerful earthquake has struck the Caribbean nation of Haiti, killing over 1,300 people and injuring more than 1,800. The 7.2-magnitude quake hit the west of the country on Saturday morning, toppling and damaging buildings including churches and hotels. The prime minister said there was...
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    Magnitude 8.1 Earthquake Prompts Tsunami Alert in New Zealand

    A series of powerful earhquakes have struck off the eastern side of New Zealand’s North Island, prompting a second tsunami warning hours after an earlier alert was withdrawn. The New Zealand National Emergency Management Agency (Nema) issued a national warning on Friday morning, saying people...
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    6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Central Greece

    Emergency services in Greece were placed on alert after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday. Rescue teams rushed to extract people from the rubble of buildings that had collapsed in and around Elassona, a town in central Greece close to the tremor’s epicentre. As strong aftershocks shook...
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    Strong Aftershocks Continue in Croatia after 6.4 Earthquake

    A series of powerful aftershocks have rocked central Croatia following a magnitude 6.4 earthquake on Tuesday. The new 4.8 and 4.7 magnitude tremors struck at around 06:15 local time (05:15 GMT) on Wednesday, causing further damage to buildings. They came as rescuers scoured the rubble in dozens...
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    7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Coast of Turkey

    Search and rescue work is being conducted at a building in the Bayrakli district of Izmir after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake shook Turkey's Aegean Sea coast on October 30, 2020. A powerful earthquake has struck off Turkey's Aegean coast, north of the Greek island of Samos. The 7.0 magnitude...
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    7.4 magnitude earthquake hits southern Mexico

    A 7.4-magnitude earthquake has rattled large swaths of southern and central Mexico, according to the country’s national seismological service. The quake struck the southern state of Oaxaca at 10.29am local time (1429 BST) on Tuesday but was felt more than 400 miles away in the capital, Mexico...
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    5.5 Earthquake Strikes Zagreb Causing Damage and Injuries

    Scenes of significant material damage in the city centre of Zagreb today after an earthquake of magnitude 5.5 hit the Croatian capital. Several people were injured, according to the authorities. The epicentre of the earthquake was 7 km north of Zagreb, a city of 780,000 inhabitants, as...
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    A 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits theCoastal city of Durres, Albania

    At least 14 people have been killed, several more are missing and hundreds have been injured after an earthquake struck Albania on Tuesday, The quake, which had a preliminary rating of 6.4 magnitude, hit the European nation at an approximate depth of 20 kilometers (12 miles) early Tuesday...
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    Hundreds Dead After Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia

    More than 400 people have been confirmed dead after a tsunami triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit an Indonesian city on Friday. Waves up to 3m (10ft) high swept through Palu on Sulawesi island. Video on social media shows people screaming and fleeing in panic and a mosque among the...
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    7.9-magnitude earthquake in Alaska prompts tsunami alert

    A tsunami alert has been issued after a 7.9-magnitude earthquake was recorded off the coast of Alaska in the US. It hit 280km (173 miles) south-east of Kodiak, at a depth of 25km, at 00:31 (09:31 GMT), the US Geological Survey said. The US National Weather Service says a warning is in effect...
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    7.1-magnitude earthquake shakes southern Peru

    Two people were killed when a 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook Peru on Sunday, according to a regional governor. One of the two victims was a 55-year-old man crushed by a rock in Yauca, tweeted Yamila Osorio, governor of the Arequipa region in southern Peru. The other victim died in the same...
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    2017 Kermanshah Earthquake

    On 12 November 2017 at 18:18 UTC (21:48 Iran Standard Time, 21:18 Arabia Standard Time), an earthquake with a moment magnitude of 7.3 occurred on the Iran–Iraq border, just inside Iran, in Kermanshah Province, with epicentre approximately 32 kilometres (20 mi) south-southwest of the city of...
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    Powerful 7.1 Earthquake Strikes Mexico Killing Dozens

    A powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday afternoon, toppling buildings with people still inside, rattling the capital and sending people flooding into the streets for the second time in just two weeks. Dozens have been reported killed across the country, including 42 in the state of...
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    Massive 8.1 earthquake strikes Mexico thousands flee buildings

    The magnitude 8.1 quake struck near Tres Picos At least 15 have been killed in Mexico's biggest earthquake for a century with 8.1-magnitude tremors sparking evacuations in coastal areas over fears of a three-meter high tsunami. The earthquake was felt across Mexico, toppling houses, shaking...
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    2017 Bodrum Earthquake [IN PICTURES]

    Two people have died and at least 200 have been injured in an earthquake that shook popular Greek and Turkish holiday destinations around the Aegean Sea. The epicentre of the 6.5-magnitude quake was about six miles south of the Turkish resort of Bodrum and 10 miles east of the island of Kos...
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