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New Indonesia quake kills 3 in Java village, shakes Bali

New Indonesia quake kills 3 in Java village, shakes BaliPALU, Indonesia (AP) — An earthquake collapsed homes on Indonesia's Java island, killing at least three people, and shook the tourist hotspot of Bali on Thursday, two weeks after a major quake-tsunami disaster in a central region of the archipelago.



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Deadly 6.7 earthquake shakes northern Japan, downpours to hinder rescue efforts

Deadly 6.7 earthquake shakes northern Japan, downpours to hinder rescue effortsA magnitude 6.7 quake struck 70 miles south of Sapporo on the island of Hokkaido, Japan, at approximately 3:07 a.m. Thursday and was followed by a magnitude 5.3 quake less than 20 minutes later, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).



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Oregon earthquake: Magnitude 6.2 offshore quake shakes Portland

Oregon earthquake: Magnitude 6.2 offshore quake shakes PortlandA strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 has hit off the coast of Oregon. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake occurred just after 1:30 a.m. local time over 170 miles west of Coos Bay and nearly 220 miles southwest of Portland. There are no reports of damage or injury and a tsunami warning has not been issued for the surrounding areas.



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Magnitude 7.3 earthquake shakes the northern coast of Venezuela, no tsunami threat

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake shakes the northern coast of Venezuela, no tsunami threatA magnitude 7.3 earthquake shook the coast of Venezuela on Tuesday evening, the United States Geological Survey reports.



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Strong magnitude 7.3 earthquake shakes Venezuela

Strong magnitude 7.3 earthquake shakes VenezuelaVenezuela was rocked by a 7.3-magnitude earthquake near its northeastern coast, the US Geological Survey said Tuesday, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The tremor was felt for several seconds and caused panic in Caracas, notably in tall buildings, many of which were evacuated for fears of aftershocks or lasting structural damage. The USGS said the tremor occurred just after 5:30 pm (2130 GMT), with the epicenter close to the coast of the state of Sucre, at a depth of 123 kilometers (76 miles).



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5.6 magnitude quake shakes Guatemala; no damage reported

5.6 magnitude quake shakes Guatemala; no damage reportedA 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Guatemala on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), but disaster officials said it did not cause any damage, including at the Fuego volcano where recent eruptions have killed 110 people. Strong shaking was felt but “all is calm,” Guatemala’s disaster agency said in a statement. A Reuters witness said tremors were not felt in the capital Guatemala City.



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Powerful quake shakes Osaka, Japan

Powerful quake shakes Osaka, JapanA magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan’s second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday morning, killing three people, halting factory lines in a key industrial area and bursting water mains, government officials and broadcaster NHK said.



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Border Patrol Shooting Shakes Town Where Illegal Crossings Are Part Of Daily Life

Border Patrol Shooting Shakes Town Where Illegal Crossings Are Part Of Daily LifeRIO BRAVO, Texas ― The vague message J.C. Gonzalez received over the radio on



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Earthquake shakes northeast China, but no apparent damage

Earthquake shakes northeast China, but no apparent damageBEIJING (AP) — A moderate earthquake shook northeastern China early Monday, but no damage or injuries have been reported.



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Medium intensity earthquake shakes SW Mexico, scaring residents

Medium intensity earthquake shakes SW Mexico, scaring residentsMexico City (AFP) – A medium intensity earthquake struck southwestern Mexico early Monday morning, scaring residents already shaken by a powerful quake two days earlier, though there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.



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