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Powerful earthquakes strike in Indonesia and Australia

Powerful earthquakes strike in Indonesia and AustraliaSunday's earthquake was one of the most powerful ever to hit western Australia.



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Nevada authorities investigate what may be first death related to California earthquakes

Nevada authorities investigate what may be first death related to California earthquakesAuthorities in Nevada are investigating a man's death which may be the first attributed to the earthquakes that hit Southern California last week.



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Two Big Earthquakes Shook Rural Southern California. What Would Have Happened If They Hit a Major City?

Two Big Earthquakes Shook Rural Southern California. What Would Have Happened If They Hit a Major City?Here's what could happen



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California's Recent Earthquakes Are Reigniting Fears of the 'Big One'

California's Recent Earthquakes Are Reigniting Fears of the 'Big One''It is a wake-up call for the rest of the state'



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Alaska earthquakes: Twin tremors cause extensive damage as they strike near Anchorage

Alaska earthquakes: Twin tremors cause extensive damage as they strike near AnchorageA powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake followed by a 5.7 magnitude tremor have caused extensive damage around parts of Alaska after striking near Anchorage. The warning covered coastal areas of the Cook Inlet and southern Kenai Peninsula after the initial tremor hit about 7.5 miles north of the city, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported. Part of an off-ramp near Anchorage international airport collapsed, leaving a car stuck between deep chasms in the concrete.



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PHOTOS: Aftershocks shake Alaska after back-to-back earthquakes

PHOTOS: Aftershocks shake Alaska after back-to-back earthquakesAftershocks on Saturday continued to fray nerves in Alaska. There have been 545 aftershocks, including the 5.7 magnitude shaker that came almost immediately after Friday's big quake measuring 7.0. Eleven have had magnitudes of 4.5 or greater.



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Photos Show Anchorage, Alaska, After Back-To-Back Earthquakes

Photos Show Anchorage, Alaska, After Back-To-Back EarthquakesThe earthquake and aftershock that rocked Anchorage, Alaska, on Friday morning



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Fresh Earthquakes Strike Disaster-Hit Indonesia

Fresh Earthquakes Strike Disaster-Hit IndonesiaMore earthquakes rattled Indonesia on Tuesday as authorities raced to provide aid, and search for victims



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Two strong earthquakes in less than 12 hours jolt Indonesia's Lombok Island

Two strong earthquakes in less than 12 hours jolt Indonesia's Lombok IslandAs the Indonesian island of Lombok continues to recover from the devastating earthquake earlier this month, two more powerful tremors jolted the island in a span of less than 12 hours to end the weekend.



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Powerful magnitude 8.2 earthquakes strikes near Fiji, no tsunami triggered

Powerful magnitude 8.2 earthquakes strikes near Fiji, no tsunami triggeredA powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck the Pacific Ocean near the islands of Fiji and Tonga on Sunday local time.



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