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Vanautu Earthquake: Tsunami Warning Withdrawn

Location: 14.352 °S 166.821 °E depth=35.0 km (21.7 mi) After an earthquake measuring 6.9 on Richter Scale hit the South Pacific islands of Vanuatu on Sunday, officials issued a tsunami warning but later retrieved it saying the intensity was not as large as initially estimated. Time 2016-04-03 08:23:53 (UTC) 2016-04-03 13:53:53 (IST) or 1:53 PM Nearby Cities 81km (50mi) NNW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu ...

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Nepal Earthquake: 65 Aftershocks Hit Kathmandu, Airport Shut Down, Flights Cancelled

The USGS upgraded Nepal earthquake from 7.5 to 7.9 on the Richter scale, while China Earthquake Networks Center put it at 8.1 magnitude. Otherwise, as many as 65 aftershocks hit the area, 49 of them big enough and listed below, according to the USGS. 5.423km NW of Chongdui, China2015-04-25 17:42:49 UTC3.2 km 5.144km E of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea2015-04-25 17:09:20 ...

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8.2M Earthquake Rocks Chile, Tsunami Warning Issued; History of Quakes in LA Coast

An earthquake measuring 8.2 magnitude hit off Chile triggering a tsunami warning for the entire Latin America’s Pacific coast, the US Geological Survey said. USGS said the quake, though very shallow with 10km depth below the seabed, the sub-tectonic movement may cause tsunami along the coast 86km (56 miles) north-west of the mining area of Iquique. Similar earthquake measuring 8.8 ...

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