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Death toll in China's earthquake rises to 94


Beijing: The death toll in the devastating earthquake in China's northwest Gansu province near Tibet rose to 94 on Tuesday as rescue workers accessed remote areas, especially the villages to clear th

At least 19 killed in twin China quakes: Official

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Beijing: At least 19 people were killed when two shallow earthquakes struck northwest China early Monday, a local government official told AFP as rescuers battled to reach survivors.
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Strong 6.9 quake shakes New Zealand: USGS


Wellington: A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off New Zealand Sunday, seismologists said, but no tsunami alert was issued.
The quake hit at 5:09 pm (0509 GMT) 57 kilometres (36 miles) south-so

Strong 6.3 quake off Indonesia, no tsunami alert: Agency

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia on Wednesday but no tsunami alert was issued, the meteorology agency said.

The quake struck at 3:56 pm (0856 GMT) at a depth of 12

Strong 6.0-magnitude quake jolts Mexico: USGS

A powerful 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico early on Thursday, according to the US Geological Survey.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the earthquake, which

Shallow 6.6-magnitude quake hits Myanmar

A shallow 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck Myanmar on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.

The quake struck around 117 kilometres (72 miles) north of the country's second largest city of Mandalay at

4.3 magnitude earthquake reported in Kentucky

The US Geological Survey has reported that an earthquake centered in Kentucky rattled at least eight states.

The USGS website said the epicenter of the 4.3 magnitude earthquake yesterday afternoon wa

‘52 killed, 1.2 mn affected by Guatemalan quake’


) At least 52 people have been killed, 22 missing and 1.2 million others affected by the 7.4-magnitude earthquake which hit the country's Pacific coast Wednesday, said Guatemalan President Otto Perez

29 die in Guatemala quake

At least 29 people died in Guatemala on Wednesday in a 7.4-magnitude undersea quake that also jolted Mexico and El Salvador.

In the worst affected San Marcos department in Guatemala, about 155 people

Italy scientists sentenced to jail in quake trial

Six Italian scientists and a government official were found guilty on Monday of multiple manslaughter for underestimating the risks of a killer earthquake in the town of L'Aquila in 2009.

They were s

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