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7.3-magnitude earthquake strikes off peru; tsunami threat


lima, peru — a powerful earthquake struck off peru's coast early sunday, prompting a u.s. agency to issue a tsunami threat message for parts of the country and neighboring chile.the u.s. geological survey reported that the temblor had a preliminary magnitude of 7.3. there have been no immediate reports of casualties or damage.the epicenter was 42 kilometers (26 miles) south-southwest of acari, with the earthquake hitting at 0918 gmt (4:18 a.m. est) at a depth of 12.1 kilometers (about 7.5 miles).the pacific tsunami warning center said that "hazardous tsunami waves are forecast for some coasts." a statement says that tsunami waves reaching 0.3 meters to one meter "above the tide level are possible for some coasts of peru." it also says waves are forecast to be less than 0.3 meters for the c






7.3-magnitude earthquake strikes off peru; tsunami threat


lima, peru (ap) — a powerful earthquake struck off peru’s coast early sunday, prompting a u.s. agency to issue a tsunami threat message for parts of the country and neighboring chile.the u.s. geological survey reported that the temblor had a preliminary magnitude of 7.3. there have been no immediate reports of casualties or damage.the epicenter was 42 kilometers (26 miles) south-southwest of acari, with the earthquake hitting at 0918 gmt (4:18 a.m. est) at a depth of 12.1 kilometers (about 7.5 miles).the pacific tsunami warning center said that “hazardous tsunami waves are forecast for some coasts.” a statement says that tsunami waves reaching 0.3 meters to one meter “above the tide level are possible for some coasts of peru.” it also says waves are forecast to be less than 0.3 meters for






the latest: tsunami threat cancelled for peru, chile


lima, peru — the latest on peru earthquake (all times local):5:45 a.m.a u.s. agency says there is no longer a tsunami threat from a powerful earthquake that struck off peru.earlier, the pacific tsunami warning center warned of "hazardous tsunami waves" for some coasts, saying there was a threat to some coasts of peru and neighboring chile.but a later message said "there is no longer a tsunami threat from this earthquake" and that the center hadn't observed any tsunami waves.an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 hit off peru's coast at 0918 gmt (4:18 a.m. est). the epicenter was 42 kilometers (26 miles) south-southwest of acari.___5:20 a.m.a u.s. agency has issued a tsunami threat message for parts of peru and chile's coastlines after a powerful earthquake.the pacific tsunami wa






magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes hawaii's big island


honolulu — a magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook hawaii's southernmost island thursday morning.the u.s. geological survey said thursday that the quake was centered about 11 miles (18 kilometers) southeast of volcano town on the big island. it hit just after 7 a.m.the pacific tsunami warning center says no tsunami was expected as a result of the earthquake.the usgs put the earthquake at magnitude 5.3.






huge earthquake strikes southern mexico; tsunami warning issued


mexico city—a powerful 8.1-magnitude earthquake struck southern mexico late thursday, killing at least five people, damaging scores of homes and roads, and sparking a tsunami warning.the u.s. geological survey said the earthquake had a magnitude of 8.1 and its epicenter was 103 miles west of tapachula in southern chiapas state. it had a revised...






us agency issues tsunami threat message for parts of peru, chile coasts after ea


share storyby the associated pressthe associated presslima, peru (ap) — us agency issues tsunami threat message for parts of peru, chile coasts after earthquake.the associated press






6.0 earthquake strikes northern peru, felt throughout region


lima, peru — a 6.0 magnitude earthquake has struck an amazonian region of northern peru. there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, though the quake could be felt strongly as far away as colombia and ecuador.the u.s. geological survey reports the tremor occurred early tuesday afternoon in a sparsely populated area 263 kilometers (163 miles) northeast of the peruvian city of iquitos.in ecuador's capital city of quito people fled buildings and congregated in plazas after feeling the quake.the earthquake comes days after ecuador commemorated the first anniversary of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that left nearly 700 dead.






small earthquake strikes off hawaii island's east coast


honolulu — a magnitude 4.1 earthquake hit off the coast of the big island of hawaii.the u.s. geological survey's hawaii volcano observatory says the earthquake struck at 8:35 p.m. friday about 66 miles (107 kilometers) northeast of the town of hawaiian beaches on the island's east coast.the agency reports that about 100 people on the islands of hawaii, maui, molokai and oahu said they felt the earthquake.brian shiro, the agency's seismic network manager, says the earthquake was likely caused by the bending of the oceanic plate from the weight of the island. he says it does not pose no significant hazard. the pacific tsunami warning center says there is no tsunami threat and that the quake had no effect on kilauea volcano.






small earthquake strikes off hawaii island’s east coast


honolulu (ap) — a magnitude 4.1 earthquake hit off the coast of the big island of hawaii.the u.s. geological survey’s hawaii volcano observatory says the earthquake struck at 8:35 p.m. friday about 66 miles (107 kilometers) northeast of the town of hawaiian beaches on the island’s east coast.the agency reports that about 100 people on the islands of hawaii, maui, molokai and oahu said they felt the earthquake.brian shiro, the agency’s seismic network manager, says the earthquake was likely caused by the bending of the oceanic plate from the weight of the island. he says it does not pose no significant hazard. the pacific tsunami warning center says there is no tsunami threat and that the quake had no effect on kilauea volcano.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.






the latest: magnitude 3.6 earthquake hits northern alaska


fairbanks, alaska — the latest on two earthquakes that hit alaska on sunday (all times local):10:20 p.m.the alaska earthquake center says a magnitude 3.6 earthquake has hit a northern part of the state.the center says the earthquake struck a spot 64.3 miles (103.8 kilometers) northeast of arctic village, a community of about 150 people, at 10:02 p.m. sunday alaska time.earlier sunday, a magnitude 4.4 earthquake has hit southern alaska, but there are no reports of damage.___9:52 p.m.a magnitude 4.4 earthquake has hit southern alaska, but there are no reports of damage.the alaska earthquake center says the earthquake struck the cook inlet region at 8:32 p.m. sunday alaska time and had an epicenter about 34 miles (54 kilometers) east of pedro bay. the center says the earthquake had a depth of






the latest: magnitude 3.2 earthquake hits northern alaska


fairbanks, alaska — the latest on two earthquakes that hit alaska on sunday (all times local):10:20 p.m.the alaska earthquake center says a magnitude 3.2 earthquake has hit a northern part of the state.the center says the earthquake struck a spot 64.3 miles (103.8 kilometers) northeast of arctic village, a community of about 150 people, at 10:02 p.m. sunday alaska time.earlier sunday, a magnitude 4.4 earthquake has hit southern alaska, but there are no reports of damage.___9:52 p.m.a magnitude 4.4 earthquake has hit southern alaska, but there are no reports of damage.the alaska earthquake center says the earthquake struck the cook inlet region at 8:32 p.m. sunday alaska time and had an epicenter about 34 miles (54 kilometers) east of pedro bay. the center says the earthquake had a depth of






corrects: us geological survey reports 7.3-magnitude earthquake off peru’s coast


share storyby the associated pressthe associated presslima, peru (ap) — corrects: us geological survey reports 7.3-magnitude earthquake off peru’s coast. (corrects apnewsalert that misspelled magnitude.)the associated press






magnitude 6 earthquake strikes off samoa, american samoa


honolulu (ap) — the u.s. geological survey says a magnitude 6 earthquake struck waters west of samoa and american samoa. there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.the agency said monday the earthquake was centered 220 miles west of apia, samoa, and 290 miles west of pago pago, american samoa.the quake struck at a depth of 6 miles (10 kilometers) shortly before 8 a.m. in american samoa.the pacific tsunami warning center in honolulu said there was no chance of tsunami from the temblor.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeksnua leilosi of american samoa’s department of public safety says she didn’t feel any shaking.






earthquake strikes greenland, likely triggering landslide and tsunami that left


survey of denmark and greenland said sunday that an earthquake with a magnitude of around 4.0 on the richter scale struck northwestern greenland near the village of nuugaatsiaq






powerful 8.0-magnitude quake rocks southern mexico; possible tsunami threat


the u.s. geological survey said the earthquake had a magnitude of 8.0 and its epicenter was 102 miles west of tapachula in southern chiapas state.        






most powerful and deadly quakes of the past 100 years | news


the 8.2-magnitude earthquake that struck mexico on thursday is the most powerful to hit the country since 1985 when a quake measured at 8.1 killed around 10,000 people.these are the world's most powerful earthquakes in the past 100 years and some of the most deadly. the magnitudes are provided by the us government's united states geological survey (usgs).- chile, 1960: 9.5the most powerful ever recorded, the quake hit chile's coast in may, lasting about 10 minutes. around 5,700 people are killed in chile; the resulting tsunami leaves 130 dead in japan and 61 in hawaii.- alaska, 1964: 9.2the largest earthquake recorded in the united states, it strikes the prince william sound area in march and unleashes a large tsunami but causes only around 123 deaths.- japan, 2011: 9.1this quake triggers






strong quake strikes off new zealand; no injuries reported


wellington, new zealand — a strong earthquake has struck off new zealand's coast, but there were no initial reports of serious damage or injuries and no tsunami was expected.the u.s. geological survey says the magnitude-6.6 quake struck tuesday 198 kilometers (123 miles) northwest of auckland island. the quake was shallow, with a depth of only 10 kilometers (6 miles).the pacific tsunami warning center said a tsunami was not expected.new zealand sits on the "ring of fire," an arc of seismic faults around the pacific ocean where earthquakes are common. an earthquake in the new zealand city of christchurch in 2011 killed 185 people and destroyed thousands of homes and buildings.






earthquake hits indonesia's bali island, but no casualties


jakarta, indonesia — an earthquake has hit indonesia's resort island of bali, causing some panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.the united states geological survey said the magnitude 5.5 earthquake that struck at 7:10 a.m. wednesday (23:10 gmt tuesday) was centered 2 kilometers (1.4 miles) northeast of banjar pasekan, a town in the southeastern part of bali, at a depth of 118 kilometers (74 miles).witnesses said many residents and tourists ran out of their homes and hotels toward higher ground, but the situation returned to normal after they received text messages saying the quake had no potential to trigger a tsunami.the indonesian meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency measured the earthquake at 6.4 magnitude but said it would not cau






strong quake strikes off new zealand; no injuries reported


wellington, new zealand (ap) — a strong earthquake has struck off new zealand’s coast, but there were no initial reports of serious damage or injuries and no tsunami was expected.the u.s. geological survey says the magnitude-6.6 quake struck tuesday 198 kilometers (123 miles) northwest of auckland island. the quake was shallow, with a depth of only 10 kilometers (6 miles).the pacific tsunami warning center said a tsunami was not expected.new zealand sits on the “ring of fire,” an arc of seismic faults around the pacific ocean where earthquakes are common. an earthquake in the new zealand city of christchurch in 2011 killed 185 people and destroyed thousands of homes and buildings.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.






powerful earthquake strikes southern mexico; tsunami warning issued


mexico city—a massive earthquake hit off the coast of southern mexico late thursday, causing buildings to sway violently and people to run into the streets as far away as the capital city. the u.s. geological survey said the earthquake had a magnitude of 8.0 and its epicenter was 102 miles west of tapachula in southern chiapas state, not far from guatemala. it had a depth of about 22 miles. the national weather system’s...






magnitude-7.6 earthquake hits in caribbean north of honduras


the u.s. national tsunami warning center warns of tsunami dangers in puerto rico, jamaica, other islands and the coast of central america.        






earthquake hits indonesia’s bali island, but no casualties


jakarta, indonesia (ap) — an earthquake has hit indonesia’s resort island of bali, causing some panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.the united states geological survey said the magnitude 5.5 earthquake that struck at 7:10 a.m. wednesday (23:10 gmt tuesday) was centered 2 kilometers (1.4 miles) northeast of banjar pasekan, a town in the southeastern part of bali, at a depth of 118 kilometers (74 miles).witnesses said many residents and tourists ran out of their homes and hotels toward higher ground, but the situation returned to normal after they received text messages saying the quake had no potential to trigger a tsunami.the indonesian meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency measured the earthquake at 6.4 magnitude but said it would no






strong quake strikes off new zealand; no injuries reported


wellington, new zealand — a strong earthquake struck tuesday in the ocean south of new zealand's main islands, but there were no reports of serious damage or injuries and there was no threat of a tsunami.the magnitude 6.6 quake struck 458 kilometers (285 miles) south of the town of bluff and near the uninhabited auckland islands, according to the u.s. geological survey. hundreds of people in the cities of invercargill and dunedin reported feeling a light shaking.the quake was shallow, with a depth of only 10 kilometers (6 miles).the pacific tsunami warning center and new zealand civil defense officials said a tsunami was not expected. emergency authorities did not report any significant damage or injuries.new zealand sits on the "ring of fire," an arc of seismic faults around the pacific o






most powerful and deadly quakes of the past 100 years | news


the 8.2-magnitude earthquake that struck mexico on thursday is the most powerful to hit the country since 1985 when a quake measured at 8.1 killed around 10,000 people.these are the world's most powerful earthquakes in the past 100 years and some of the most deadly. the magnitudes are provided by the us government's united states geological survey (usgs).- chile, 1960: 9.5the most powerful ever recorded, the quake hit chile's coast in may, lasting about 10 minutes. around 5,700 people were killed in chile; the resulting tsunami left 130 dead in japan and 61 in hawaii.- alaska, 1964: 9.2the largest earthquake recorded in the united states, it struck the prince william sound area in march and unleashed a large tsunami but caused only around 123 deaths.- japan, 2011: 9.1this quake triggered a






history of deadly earthquakes - bbc news


image copyrightgetty imagesimage caption first responders carry a victim out of the disaster zone following the earthquake in nepal in april 2015 earthquakes have claimed millions of lives in the last 100 years, and improvements in technology have only slightly reduced the death toll.24 august 2016at least 298 people are killed when a magnitude 6 earthquake strikes central italy. worst hit is amatrice, where many of the town's historic buildings collapse. italy rushes to help homeless after earthquake16 april 2016a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake strikes ecuador's coast, killing more than 650 people. more than 16,000 people are hurt and some 7,000 buildings destroyed.26 october 2015almost 400 people are killed when a magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes north-eastern afghanistan. most of tho






honduras: 7.6 earthquake triggers tsunami alert | news


a magnitude 7.6 earthquake has struck near the coast of honduras, according to the us geological survey (usgs), which said it was registered at 20:50 local time.the earthquake on wednesday was felt across northern central america, briefly prompting a tsunami warning in puerto rico, and the caribbean islands.the tremor occurred in the sea between the island of cuba and the coasts of honduras and belize, according to maps published by usgs.the epicenter was located 202 kilometres from the honduran town of barra patuca, and 245 kilometres from the municipality of puerto lempira (honduras). translation: in face of the earthquake registered in our country, we have activated the emergency system, please remain calm, report any emergency to @ 911honduras, honduran president juan orlando tweeted. 






magnitude-4.1 earthquake strikes delaware


a magnitude-4.1 earthquake has struck in delaware about seven miles northeast of dover air force base, the u.s. geological survey is reporting.        






earthquake strikes off coast of valparaiso | news


a 7.1-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of chile, near the capital santiago, the us geological survey said.monday's quake was centred 38km west of the coastal city of valparaiso at a depth of 10km below the seabed, the usgs said.buildings shook in santiago, 115km away.chile's emergency services office said no damage to infrastructure was immediately reported and authorities were discounting the possibility of a tsunami.chile lies on what is known as the "ring of fire" - an arc of fault lines that circles the pacific basin and is prone to frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.the north of the country was struck by an 8.3 temblor followed by a tsunami in september 2015, killing 15 people.in 2010 another quake measuring 8.8, also followed by a tsunami, struck the centre and






6.5 magnitude earthquake shakes southern philippines


manila, philippines — a strong earthquake of 6.5 magnitude shook the southern philippines late friday, but no major damage was immediately reported.the u.s. geological survey said the quake was centered about 10 kilometers (6 miles) north-northeast of mabua in mindanao. it was about 28 kilometers (17 miles) deep.the pacific tsunami warning center said no ocean tsunami was expected.the philippines lies on the "ring of fire," the line of seismic faults surrounding the pacific ocean where earthquakes and volcanic activity are common.






magnitude 7.6 quake in caribbean sea sparks tsunami warnings in puerto rico, oth


a magnitude 7.6 earthquake has struck in the caribbean sea north of honduras.there are no early reports of damage on land, but the u.s. national tsunami warning center warns of tsunami dangers in puerto rico, jamaica, other islands and the coast of central america.the u.s. geological survey measured the quake at a preliminary magnitude of 7.6. the quake struck in the sea tuesday night about 125 miles north-northeast of barra patuca, honduras, and 188 miles southwest of george town, cayman islands. the tremor occurred about 6 miles below the surface.






earthquake: magnitude 3.1 quake strikes near pinnacles, calif.


a shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported wednesday afternoon one mile from pinnacles, calif., according to the u.s. geological survey. the temblor occurred at 1:10 p.m. pacific time at a depth of 1.9 mile.according to the usgs, the epicenter was 13 miles from soledad, 16 miles from greenfield and 21 miles from king city.in the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.this information comes from the usgs earthquake notification service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.read more about southern california earthquakes.






history of deadly earthquakes - bbc news


image copyrightgetty imagesimage caption first responders carry a victim out of the disaster zone following the earthquake in nepal in april 2015 earthquakes have claimed millions of lives in the last 100 years, and improvements in technology have only slightly reduced the death toll.19 september 2017at least 200 people die in and around mexico city during a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. it follows a more powerful but less deadly earthquake 12 days before; the 7 september quake was a magnitude 8.1, the most powerful to hit the country in a century, but its epicentre was offshore. it killed more than 65 people in southern mexico and guatemala.24 august 2016at least 298 people are killed when a magnitude 6 earthquake strikes central italy. worst hit is amatrice, where many of the town's historic






magnitude-8 earthquake hits south mexico, tsunami possible


mexico city — a massive earthquake hit off the coast of southern mexico late thursday night, causing buildings to sway violently and people to flee into o the streets in panic as far away as the capital city.the u.s. geological survey said the quake had a magnitude of 8.0 and its epicenter was 165 kilometers (102 miles) west of tapachula in southern chiapas state not far from guatemala. it had a depth of 35 kilometers (22 miles).the u.s. tsunami warning system said hazardous tsunami waves were possible on the pacific coasts of several central american countries. waves were possible within the next three hours for mexico, guatemala, el salvador, costa rica, nicaragua, panama, honduras and ecuador, it said. there was no tsunami threat for the u.s. west coast.civil protection officials were c






earthquake hits part of alaska's aleutian islands chain


anchorage, alaska — the alaska earthquake center reports that a magnitude 4.9 earthquake hit part of the aleutian islands chain.the center says the quake struck about 12:43 p.m. saturday alaska time in the fox islands region of the aleutians. the epicenter was 69 miles (110 kilometers) east of the amukta pass.the quake had a depth of about 7 miles (11 kilometers.)there are no reports of damage from the earthquake.the national tsunami warning center says there is no tsunami danger from this earthquake for alaska, washington, oregon, california and the canadian province of british columbia.






earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near imperial


a shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported tuesday morning two miles from imperial, calif., according to the u.s. geological survey. the temblor occurred at 11:19 a.m. pdt at a depth of 8.7 miles.according to the usgs, the epicenter was five miles from el centro and six miles from seeley.in the last 10 days, there has been one earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.this information comes from the usgs earthquake notification service and this post was created by an algorithm.read more about southern california earthquakes.






earthquake: magnitude 3.2 quake strikes near salton sea


a shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported thursday morning in southern san diego county, 17 miles from westmorland between the salton sea and the mexican border, according to the u.s. geological survey. the temblor occurred at 8:19 a.m. pacific time at a depth of 6.8 miles.according to the usgs, the epicenter was 17 miles from ocotillo, 17 miles from seeley, 23 miles from el centro, and 72 miles from tijuana.in the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.this information comes from the usgs earthquake notification service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.read more about southern california earthquakes.






top 10 trending phones of week 4


for a second week in a row, the nokia 6 occupies the second spot on the top ten chart and will likely keep hovering there for the foreseeable future.also for a second week now, xiaomi's redmi note 4 continues to reign supreme, with its mix of decent hardware and rock-bottom price. this is the original mediatek helio x20 version, we are talking about. after an impressive flying start last week, instantly snatching up the 6th place, the new snapdragon 625 redmi note 4 has now dropped a couple of places to the eight spot. perhaps the allure of the power-efficient qualcomm chip simply isn't enough.there aren't really many other observations to be made on the chart, with the entire top five, virtually unchanged from a week ago. the oppo f1s seems to be on a second wind, possibly due to oppo boo