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Hotel Collapses in Shallow 6.4 Taiwan Earthquake

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A 6.4-magnitude earthquake has struck the east coast of Taiwan, the US Geological Service (USGS) reported. The epicenter of the quake was reportedly just 1km deep, some 22km east-northeast of Hua-lien. A hotel in Hualien has collapsed following the earthquake, Reuters reported, citing the Taiwanese government. Images posted online appear to show the first floor of the hotel severely damaged, with... 

Tsunami threat message after 7.6 quake hits off Chile coast

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An earthquake of 7.6 magnitude was registered in southern Chile on Sunday, prompting a tsunami threat message for areas as far as 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) from the epicenter. The quake’s epicenter was 225km (140 miles) southwest of Puerto Montt in southern Chile, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), with a depth of about 35km (22 miles). The National Emergency Office... 

6.1 Earthquake hits off Southern Australia, Tsunami Warning Issued

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A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck near Australia, according to Geoscience Australia. It was previously reported that the earthquake was “potentially tsunamigenic,” meaning it could cause a tsunami. However, that information has since been retracted. The US Geological Survey (USGS) has put the quake at a 5.9, with a depth of 10km (6.2 miles). The quake struck at 8:58am GMT, 1704.1km... 

Earthquake Swarms Reported At Mt. Hood, Mt. Rainier And Mt. St. Helens

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Is an eruption of one or more of the major volcanoes in the northwest United States imminent? In recent days, very large earthquake swarms have been reported at Mt. Hood, Mt. Rainier and Mt. St. Helens. It is certainly not unusual for each of these volcanoes to experience earthquake swarms from time to time, but right now we are seeing this happen at all three volcanoes simultaneously, and this comes... 

7.4 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal near Everest

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Hundreds of people running of out of Kathmandu Airport as earthquake hit, May 12, 2015. At least four people are killed as a strong earthquake hit Nepal days after another quake left a trail of destruction and high casualties in the South Asian country. Aid agencies said on Tuesday that at least four people were killed in the tremor. Nepal police said at least 300 people were injured. According to... 

7.2 Earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea, tsunami warned

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An earthquake of magnitude 7.2 struck off Papua New Guinea on Thursday, the US Geological Survey reported. This is just two days after a 7.4-magnitude jolt shook the southern coast. The quake, which struck 150km southwest of the town of Arawa, appears to be relatively shallow. There have been no immediate reports of damage or casualties, Reuters says. A tsunami alert has been issued by the Pacific... 

Evacuations as 6.6 earthquake shakes Colombia capital

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A magnitude 6.6 earthquake has hit the Colombian capital of Bogota, prompting mass evacuations from the city’s buildings. Strong and prolonged tremors sparked panic and a social media storm. The Colombian Geological Survey reported that the tremors originated from the Santander Department area and were 158 kilometers deep. The earthquake was an estimated magnitude of 6.6. According to the US Geological... 

Massive US East Coast Disaster Warned Near As Dolphin Deaths Explode

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A chilling new report prepared for President Putin by the Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) on top-secret NSA intelligence documents obtained by the Federal Security Services (FSB) from heroic whistleblower Edward Snowden reveals that US Federal officials in the area of the United States designated as FEMA Region III [Washington D.C., Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia]... 
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