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Tsunami advisory lifted after Japan quake

A tsunami advisory for northeast Japan has been lifted, public broadcaster NHK said, two hours after a magnitude 6.8 earthquake offshore Fukushima prefecture early on Saturday triggered minor tsunami in the region. Small tsunami o

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Chile cancels tsunami alert following 7.6 quake

Chile's navy canceled a tsunami alert for all of the coastline on Thursday following a strong 7.6 magnitude quake off the north of the country a day earlier. It was the strongest of several aftershocks that followed a huge 8.2

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8.2 earthquake off Chile coast sparks tsunami

A major earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck off the coast of Chile on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami, causing landslides that blocked highways and leading to five deaths. Officials said the dead included people who were crushed by c

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Tsunami kills 5 in Solomons

  A powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake set off a tsunami that killed at least five people in a remote part of the Solomon Islands on Wednesday and triggered evacuations across the South Pacific as is

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4.9 quake jolts Tokyo, no tsunami warning

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.9 jolted Tokyo and nearby areas on Saturday, but no tsunami warning has been issued, Japan Meteorological Agency said. Some trains were temporarily halted but are now back to normal

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Quake jolts Costa Rica, tsunami warning issued

A powerful 7.6-magnitude earthquake rocked Costa Rica on Wednesday, rattling buildings and cutting power in some areas of the capital. Residents of San Jose said phones went down, electricity poles rattled and water flowed out of pools

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Philippines quake, tsunami warning lifted

Tens of thousands of people on a central Philippine island returned home on Saturday after a tsunami alert was lifted following a 7.6 magnitude undersea quake, as local authorities began work to repair damages to public infrastructure.

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Quake jolts Japan, no tsunami warning issued

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.4 hit Eastern Japan on Tuesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The agency said no tsunami warning had been issued, and there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

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Strong quake rocks eastern Indonesia

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 struck eastern Indonesia on Saturday off Irian Jaya, the United States Geological Survey said, and the Indonesian disaster mitigation agency said the quake has no tsunami potential. The USGS said the q

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Indonesia, India lift tsunami warning

Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka have lifted the tsunami warning issued after the massive earthquake measuring 8.6 on the Richter scale in Indonesia this afternoon. A little over two hours after the first earthquake, Indonesia reported an a

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