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7.0-magnitude earthquake hits Vanuatu, tsunami warning issued: USGS

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific nation of Vanuatu early Friday, the United States Geological Survey said, with a tsunami warning issued.

Earthquake in Japan today: Powerful 7.0 quake strikes near Kumamoto, tsunami advisory lifted

Earthquake in Japan today: Powerful 7.0 quake strikes near Kumamoto, tsunami advisory lifted

A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 struck Japan on Friday night. According to media reports, a tsunami warning has also been issued.  

6.0-magnitude earthquake hits Antigua and Barbuda: USGS

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of the Caribbean island nation of Antigua and Barbuda Saturday, US experts said, but caused no tsunami warning or immediate reports of damage or injury.

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea: USGS

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island early today, US seismologists said, with no immediate tsunami warning issued.

Magnitude 4.5 quake hits northern Japan, no tsunami threat

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 hit Aomori prefecture in northern Japan, but there was no risk of a tsunami, the Japan Meteorological Agency said on Monday.

Powerful quake off Chile slams waves into coastal towns; eight killed

Chile lifted the tsunami warning early on Thursday it had put in place after Wednesday`s major earthquake, the government said.

Strong 6.0-magnitude quake strikes Malaysia's Borneo

A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the district of Sabah on Malaysia's Borneo island early Friday, US geologists said, but there were no initial reports of damage and no tsunami warning was issued.

Eastern Japan shaken by 5.6 magnitude quake, no tsunami warning

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 shook Tokyo and surrounding areas on Monday, but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

Tsunami warnings lifted after quake off Japan: NHK

The Japanese meteorology agency has issued a tsunami warning following a magnitude 5.9 quake in the Pacific south of Tokyo.

6.0 magnitude quake rattles Indonesia`s Sumatra: USGS

A powerful 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia`s western Sumatra island on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no reports of casualties or damage. 

Strong quake hits Japan, Taiwan; tsunami warning lifted

Japanese meteorologists cancelled a tsunami warning Monday an hour after a powerful quake struck off the coast of Taiwan.

'INCOIS developing 3D protocol for early tsunami warning'

The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) is developing a GIS-based 3D protocol in its efforts towards innovating new methodologies and warning procedures for tsunamis, Union Science and Technology Minister Harsha Vardhan has said.

6.0-magnitude quake jolts southeastern Pacific

A strong earthquake jolted the southeastern Pacific on Saturday about 544 kilometers (338 miles) south-southeast of Chile's Easter Island, the US Geological Survey said.

Strong magnitude 6.0 quake hits off northern Japan

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off northern Japan on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, but Japanese authorities did not issue a tsunami warning and there were no immediate reports of damage.

Strong tremors in Chennai

Strong tremors were felt in several places in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday following the massive earthquake in Indonesia.

Sri Lanka lifts tsunami warning

Sri Lanka`s Meteorological Department lifted a tsunami warning on Wednesday almost four hours after issuing it.

Powerful 7.0-magnitude quake hits Japan

A strong quake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 earthquake hit off the shores of Japan`s southern Pacific island.

Strong quake hits northeastern Japan

Japan experiences 20 percent of the strongest quakes recorded on Earth each year.

Tsunami warning for Alaska`s coast after quake

A tsunami warning means all coastal residents in the warning area should move to higher ground.

Japan lifts tsunami warning after strong quake

Japan issued a tsunami warning after a magnitude-6.7 quake struck in the northeast of the country.