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6.6-magnitude quake hits Indonesia

JAKARTA — A 6.6-magnitude earthquake hit the northern part of Indonesia’s Sumatra island on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, with local reports saying at least one person had been killed. The quake struck at 12:55 am (1755 GMT on Monday) at a depth of 110 kilometres (70 miles), USGS…

Tsunami warning lifted after 6.8 Alaska quake

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck on Friday in the Aleutian Islands off Alaska, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, prompting a tsunami warning for a portion of Alaska’s coast that was lifted after an hour. There were no reports of damage or injury from the quake and…

Magnitude 7.5 Quake Hits Pacific Island

A powerful magnitude 7.5 quake struck off the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. It said the quake, which struck at 3:55 a.m. on Sunday (12:55 p.m. EDT on Saturday), was centered 38 miles southwest of the town of Port-Vila and was quite shallow, at a…

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