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Chinese ships headed home after Bering Sea sighting: US Navy


Washington: Five Chinese Navy ships sighted in the Bering Sea off Alaska during a visit to the region by US President Barack Obama have begun their "return transit," the US Navy`s top uniformed officer told Reuters on Thursday.

Earthquake of 6.9 magnitude strikes Alaska's Aleutians: USGS

An earthquake measuring magnitude 6.9 struck the Aleutian Islands in the US state of Alaska late on Sunday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Major earthquake hits off Alaska`s Aleutian Islands

A magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck deep under the ocean floor near Alaska`s Aleutian Islands, triggering shaking felt over vast distances and setting off a small tsunami, the National Tsunami Warning Center said.

Slippery clay led to Japan 2011 tsunami-quake: Study

A team of researchers have shed light on what caused the devastating tsunami that struck Japan`s Tohoku region in March 2011.