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 7 months | Italian firefighters rescue cat in quake-devastated central Italian town

              A cat was rescued on Friday from rubble in a quake-devastated central Italian town. Firefighters found the cat in the ruins of Accumoli, one of the towns worst hit by the devastating 6.2 magnitude earthquake. James Valles reporting (Twitter: @jamesvalles)   


  Accumoli, Italy        113 UPDATES

 


 11 months | At least 1 killed, 85 injured after two earthquakes hit Ecuador

              At least one person has been killed and 85 others injured after two earthquakes hit Ecuador on Wednesday. A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Ecuador's coast overnight on Wednesday, causing minor injuries and light damage in the same region where a 7.8 tremor killed more than 650 people last month. The quakes on Wednesday cut electricity in some coastal areas and sent people running into the streets as far away as the highland capital of Quito, witnesses said.   


  Ecuador        113 UPDATES

 


 1 yr | 6.4 magnitude earthquake hits southern Japan

              A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 struck southern Japan on Thursday, causing some damage but there was no danger of a tsunami. Officials said they were still assessing the damage. One aftershock measuring 5.7 struck about 40 minutes later, according to Japan's Meteorological Agency.   


  Japan        113 UPDATES

 

 1 yr | Russia earthquake: Strong tremor strikes off Kamchatka Peninsula

              A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has struck off the east coast of Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia's Far East, seismologists say. No tsunami warnings have been issued. (more)   


  Russia        113 UPDATES

 

 1 yr | Alaska earthquake: Strong tremor strikes off Atka Island

              A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 has struck off Atka Island in the Andreanof Islands, which are part of the Aleutian Islands in southwest Alaska, seismologists say. No tsunami alerts have been issued. (more)   


  Atka, AK        113 UPDATES

 

 1 yr | California earthquake: Moderate tremor strikes near Bakersfield and Wasco

              A moderate earthquake with a preliminary magnitude between 4.8 and 5.2 has struck northwest of Bakersfield in California in the area of Wasco and Shafter, seismologists say. There was no immediate word on damage. (more)   


  California        113 UPDATES

 

 1 yr | Antarctica earthquake: Strong tremor strikes south of Australia

              A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 has struck the Indian Ocean between Antarctica and Australia, seismologists say. No tsunami warnings have been issued. (more)   


  Antarctica        113 UPDATES

 

 1 yr | California earthquake: Tremor hits near Big Pine and Fresno

              A moderate earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.8 has struck near Big Pine in California, northeast of Fresno in the area of the state border with Nevada, seismologists say. (more)   


  California        113 UPDATES

 

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 1 yr | New Zealand earthquake: Strong tremor strikes just east of Christchurch

              A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 has struck just east of the city of Christchurch in New Zealand, seismologists say. (more)   


  Christchurch, New Zealand        113 UPDATES

 

 1 yr | Chile earthquake: Strong tremor strikes near Tongoy and La Serena

              A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 has struck off the coast of central Chile, centered off Tongoy and La Serena, seismologists say. No tsunami warnings have been issued. (more)   


  Tongoy, Chile        113 UPDATES

 





 


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