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Third strong quake in two weeks hits off Solomon Islands

Third strong quake in two weeks hits off Solomon Islands

The quake hit at 4.46 PM (1116 IST) at a depth of 39 kilometres about 83 kilometres west-northwest of Kirakira, the US Geological Survey added.

Pakistan team shocked but safe after Christchurch earthquake

Pakistan team shocked but safe after Christchurch earthquake

Pakistan is in New Zealand for a two-test series while the women's team is also in New Zealand for a five match one-day series and are already three down in the rubber.

New Zealand issues tsunami warning after powerful quake

New Zealand issued a tsunami warning for southern coastal areas today, following a powerful 7.4 earthquake near the South Island city of Christchurch around midnight.

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.