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Mild quake hits Oman, no impact on UAE

A mild earthquake with a 3.7 magnitude on the Richter scale was recorded in North West Dibba, Oman, yesterday at at 12:51 (UAE time), according to the National Centre of Meteorology, NCM.   Residents in some area

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Earthquake strikes off Philippines, triggers tsunami warning

A strong earthquake of 6.9 magnitude struck off the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Saturday, raising fears of dangerous tsunami waves across the region, but after about two hours, the tsunami warning was withdrawn.

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Over 90 dead as quake hits Indonesia, thousands evacuated

Some 10,000 people have been evacuated on the Indonesian island of Lombok after a powerful 6.9 magnitude quake left more than 90 people dead, reported BBC. The tremor struck at 19:46 local time (11:46 GMT) on Sunday at a

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New Zealand quakes kill two, trigger tsunami

Aftershocks resulting from a series of powerful earthquakes in New Zealand's South Island left at least two dead and triggered a tsunami warning, a report said. The first event, a 7.8-magnitude quake, struck just after midnigh

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Quake of magnitude 6 strikes off Solomon Islands

A shallow earthquake of magnitude 6 struck 89 km (55 miles) west of the South Pacific nation of the Solomon Islands on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey reported. There was no immediate tsunami warning, or reports of

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Italy earthquake: Death toll climbs to 247

Rescue teams were working through the night to try to find survivors under the rubble that remained of central Italian towns flattened by an earthquake that hit in the early hours of Wednesday, killing at least 247 people. The Civil Pro

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Six killed by 6.2 magnitude quake in Italy

At least six people are believed to have died following a strong earthquake in central Italy, officials told state broadcaster RAI on Wednesday. The mayor of the central Italian town of Accumoli said a number of buildings had been

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Death toll from Ecuador quake surpasses 650

The death toll from Ecuador's devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake last week has risen to 654 people, the country's emergency management authority said on Saturday. Last Saturday's quake, the worst in nearly seven deca

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Ecuador quake toll tops 500, fresh tremor shakes coast

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake shook Ecuador's already devastated Pacific coast before dawn on Wednesday, terrifying residents and hindering rescuers searching for survivors of an even bigger quake at the weekend which killed more than 500 peopl

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Ecuador hit by another quake, magnitude 6.2

A 6.2 earthquake shook the coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, just days after a bigger quake battered the area and killed nearly 500 people in a blow to the country's already fragile economy. The latest earthquake hit 70 km (44 mi

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