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Hawaii earthquake: 5.5-magnitude earthquake strikes near Kilauea volcano

Hawaii earthquake: 5.5-magnitude earthquake strikes near Kilauea volcanoThe U.S. Geological Survey on Wednesday confirmed that a 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit Hawaii.



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Chile earthquake: Magnitude 6.7 quake rocks north of country

Chile earthquake: Magnitude 6.7 quake rocks north of countryA magnitude- 6.7 earthquake hit the coast of north Chile, causing buildings to shake and fears of a possible tsunami. It reportedly caused homes to rattle, as well as minor damage to old buildings and power outages in the nearby coastal city of La Serena – a popular beach town about 250 miles north of Santiago. Chilean mining group Antofagasta Plc said operations were continuing as normal at its Los Pelambres copper mine following the nearby earthquake.



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2 dead after 6.7 magnitude earthquake hits Chile's coast

2 dead after 6.7 magnitude earthquake hits Chile's coastDamage has been reported after a strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck near Coquimbo in central Chile, prompting a tsunami warning that was canceled a short time later, officials say.



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Strong earthquake rattles southeastern coast of Philippines

Strong earthquake rattles southeastern coast of PhilippinesA 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the southeastern coast of the Philippines around midday Saturday, local time, prompting fears of a tsunami. However, no tsunami was reported.



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7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of New Caledonia, prompts small tsunami waves for Vanuatu

7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of New Caledonia, prompts small tsunami waves for VanuatuTsunami warnings were issued after a powerful earthquake struck off the coast of New Caledonia on Wednesday afternoon, local time.



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Massive earthquake rocks Alaska

Massive earthquake rocks AlaskaRecovery underway after 7.0 quake causes major damage.



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Aftershocks rattle cleanup efforts after powerful Alaskan earthquake

Aftershocks rattle cleanup efforts after powerful Alaskan earthquakeAftershocks from Friday’s powerful Alaskan earthquake continued to pound the area around Anchorage on Saturday, as workers strove to patch up buckled roads and residents began cleaning up damage around their homes and businesses. The 7.0 magnitude quake struck Friday morning about 8 miles (13 km) north of Anchorage, the state’s largest city with 300,000 residents, disrupting rush-hour traffic and jamming telephone service. “We are on the road to returning to normal,” Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz said at a news conference on Saturday.



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Massive earthquake hits

Massive earthquake hitsLarge earthquake rocks Anchorage, Alaska, causing 'major infrastructure damage'



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Powerful earthquake rattles Alaska, no injuries reported

Powerful earthquake rattles Alaska, no injuries reportedA powerful earthquake shook southern Alaska on Friday morning, buckling roads, disrupting traffic and knocking television stations off the air in the state’s largest city, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. The 7.0 magnitude earthquake’s epicenter was 8.1 miles (13 km) north of Anchorage, home to about 40 percent of the state’s population. The temblor had a depth of 26.7 miles (43 km), the U.S. Geological Survey said.



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See the Most Dramatic Images from the Earthquake That Rocked Anchorage

See the Most Dramatic Images from the Earthquake That Rocked AnchorageAlaskans shared startling images after the quakes



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