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Strong quake hits Japan, triggering tsunami

TOKYO (AP) — A 6.8-magnitude earthquake has hit Japan’s northern coast near the nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Japan’s Meteorological Agency says the quake struck early Saturday 10 kilometers (6 […]

07/11/2014

Boats collide with one another after a Tsunami surge of water swept through a boat basin in Crescent City, Calif. (AP Photo/Bryant Anderson)

Tsunami could send destructive waves to California’s coastline

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – While a magnitude-7.9 earthquake in Alaska this week was too deep to unleash a tsunami, a University of Southern California researcher warned today that a similar, shallower temblor could potentially send […]

06/26/2014

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

7.0 quake recorded in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude 7.0 earthquake was reported Friday morning in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands. The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake happened about 8:25 a.m. Alaska time, and it was centered about 55 […]

08/30/2013

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Magnitude-5.7 quake shakes central Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A magnitude-5.7 earthquake shook central Chile on Wednesday, causing buildings to sway in the capital but apparently causing no major damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck at 17:29 […]

06/19/2013

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Ore. lawmakers hear chilling quake forecast

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s lawmakers are getting briefed Thursday on an extensive report on the potential damage from a monster earthquake and tsunami off the Pacific coast. The report predicts unprecedented devastation when the big one hits.

03/14/2013

Earthquake in the Solomon Islands

Four believed dead after tsunami hits Solomon Islands

SYDNEY (AP) — At least four people are missing and presumed dead after a powerful earthquake off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific generated a tsunami up to five feet tall.

02/06/2013

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Strong quake hits northern Japan; no tsunami

TOKYO (AP) – A strong earthquake has struck Japan’s northern island, but authorities say there is no danger of a tsunami and there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

02/02/2013

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No tsunami threat to Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) – A strong earthquake that struck off the coast of Japan does not appear to pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii. According to Hawaii News Now, the earthquake occurred at 10:18 p.m. Thursday and had a magnitude of 7.3.

12/07/2012

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Japan quake: several injured, no major damage

TOKYO (AP) – Several people along Japan’s northeastern coast are reported injured after a strong earthquake hit the same Japanese coast that was devastated by last year’s massive quake and tsunami.

12/07/2012

Removal of tsunami dock smooths out on Ore. beach

(AP) – After some initial glitches, work has been going smoothly on cutting up the box-car sized concrete dock that floated up on an Oregon beach after breaking loose from a Japanese fishing port during […]

08/03/2012

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