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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.

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

Magnitude 6 earthquake hits New Zealand’s Kermadec Islands

| June 29, 2017 | | 0

Wellington, June 29: An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter scale on Thursday hit New Zealand's Kermadec Islands. The US Geological Survey, which records seismic activity around the world, said the epicentre was at a depth of 392 km, reports Efe news.
According to the USGS, the tremor occurred 788 km northeast of Auckland, New Zealand's largest city, and 1,223 km north of the capital Wellington.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre did not issue any alert over the earthquake. The Ker..

Central Japan hit by 5.0 5.2-magnitude quake, no tsunami warning

| June 25, 2017 | | 0

Tokyo, June 25: A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Japan on Sunday morning but there was no tsunami warning, Japanese and US authorities said.
The quake was at a depth of 10 kilometres about 30 kilometres west of Ina in Nagano prefecture at 7:02 am , the US Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, according to public broadcaster NHK.
The Japan Meteorological Agency did not issue a tsunami warning. Shinkansen bullet train services were temporarily su..

5.2-magnitude earthquake strikes SW Japan; no tsunanmi warning

| June 20, 2017 | | 0

Tokyo, Jun 20: A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of southwestern Japan late today but there was no tsunami warning, Japanese and US authorities said.
The quake was at a depth of 51 kilometres about 15 kilometres south east of the town of Saiki, at 11:27 pm, the US Geological Survey said.
There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage according to public broadcaster NHK. The Japan Meteorological Agency did not issue a tsunami warning. Japan sits at the junction of four tect..

6.6-magnitude earthquake rattles Guatemala

| June 14, 2017 | | 0

Guatemala City, Jun 14: A 6.6-magnitude earthquake hit western Guatemala near the Mexico border, shaking several cities and injuring one person according to preliminary reports, officials said. No tsunami warnings have been issued so far.
The quake was registered at 1:29 am local time, its epicentre around 156 kilometres west of Guatemala City in the department of San Marcos, the Institute of Seismology said.
The US Geological Survey measured the quake at 6.9 on the Richter scale. The tremor w..

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