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Strong earthquake hits Greek islands, 2 dead

| July 21, 2017 | | 0

At least two persons have died after a 6.7 magnitude hit the Greek islands and the Turkish coast. The US Geological Survey recorded a 6.7 magnitude quake off the south west coast close to the resort town of Bodrum and the

5.6 magnitude earthquake strikes Japan

| July 20, 2017 | | 0

Tokyo, July 20: An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale shook the Fukushima Prefecture and northeast Japan on Thursday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. However, no tsunami alerts or damage to the nuclear power plant were reported, Efe news said.

Major 7.8 earthquake off Russia, sparks tsunami warning

| July 18, 2017 | | 0

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake has occured off the coast of Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula. “Based on preliminary earthquake parameters… hazardous tsunami waves are possible for coasts located within 300 km (186 miles) of the earthquake epicenter, the U.S. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

Earthquake of magnitude 6.6 hit near coast of Peru

| July 18, 2017 | | 0

Hours after a massive earthquake hit Russia, second earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 hit near coast of Peru on Tuesday. The survey said noting that it struck at a depth of 10 kilometres. However, there were no immediate reports of

Earthquake measuring 5.9 hits N.Korea

| July 13, 2017 | | 0

Pyongyang, July 13: The US Geological Survey (USGS) said that an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale struck off the coast of North Korea on Thursday morning. According to the USGS, the earthquake occurred at 4.18 a.m. (local time),

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