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Toll passes 270 in Indonesia tsunami disaster

The toll from a tsunami which smashed into Indonesia rose sharply past 270 on Wednesday as rescuers reached the remote islands hit hardest by the disaster and found scenes of devastation. At least 10 villages were flattened when the tsunami triggered by a 7.7-magnitude offshore earthquake pounded the Mentawai islands…

Tsunami warning cancelled: Expert says Hawaii ‘dodged a bullet’

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has canceled their tsunami warning for Hawaii after the aftershocks of an earthquake was less powerful than initially expected.…

Two million Chileans affected by quake while Hawaii ‘dodged a bullet’

Death toll rises to 300 in Chile Update: Tsunami warning canceled Update: Expert says Hawaii ‘dodged a bullet’ Update: Initial predictions may have overestimated tsunami size Update: Experts say tsunami becoming more powerful at it hits Two million people have been affected by the massive earthquake that struck central Chile…

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