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Strong 6.8 Magnitude Quake Strikes Off Indonesia Coast; Tsunami Unlikely

JAKARTA, Indonesia (CBS SF/AP) — A powerful earthquake struck off the coast of northern Indonesia late Wednesday, but officials said a tsunami was unlikely.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage. 313 more words


Did You Feel The Irving Earthquakes?

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IRVING (CBSDFW.COM) - If you thought that you felt the Earth trembling over the weekend, you were right. North Texas was hit by a few earthquakes, and scientists are interested in hearing from those who felt the shaking. 341 more words


Strong Quake Strikes Western China; 1 Dead, Several Injured, Collapsed Homes Reported

BEIJING (CBS/AP) — A strong earthquake struck a lightly populated, mountainous area of western China on Saturday, killing at least one person, injuring 15 others and causing at least two homes to collapse, officials and state media said. 587 more words


Magnitude 6.2 Quake Strikes Central Japan Near Nagano, Site Of 1998 Winter Olympics

TOKYO (CBS/AP) — A strong earthquake late Saturday struck a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics, knocking down at least 10 homes in a ski resort town and injuring several people, officials said. 567 more words


Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Hits Off Indonesia Coast

TERNATE, Indonesia (CBS SF/AP) – A strong undersea earthquake hit off the coast of eastern Indonesia on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage and officials said it was unlikely to trigger a tsunami. 326 more words


Swarm Of Small Earthquakes Rattle San Benito & Contra Costa Counties

SAN JUAN BAUTISTA (CBS SF) – Several small earthquakes shook San Benito County and the East Bay early Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network. 248 more words