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97 Killed as Magnitude-6.4 Earthquake Strikes Indonesia’s Aceh Province

Source: Time

Zian Mustakin and Niniek Karmini / AP

(MEUREUDU, Indonesia) — A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing at least 97 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings. 88 more words

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New Zealand earthquake: Two dead following powerful tremor

Source: BBC

Two people have died after a powerful magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck New Zealand’s South Island.

Prime Minister John Key said further details were not yet known. 258 more words

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Italy Hit by Strongest Earthquake in 35 Years

Source: Time

By Gregorio Borgia, Nicole Winfield & Colleen Barry / AP

(NORCIA, Italy) —Central Italy was hit by another powerful earthquake Sunday, toppling buildings that had recently withstood other major quakes and sending panicked residents back into the streets, but causing no immediate loss of life. 338 more words

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Myanmar earthquake: Images from Bagan historic sites

Source: BBC

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake in central Myanmar on Wednesday killed four people and damaged dozens of ancient structures dotting the plains of Bagan.

President Htin Kyaw visited the area on Thursday to see the damage and discuss how to repair it with local officials. 219 more words

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Italy earthquake: Death toll rises to at least 120

Source: BBC

At least 120 people have been killed and 368 injured in an earthquake that hit a mountainous area of central Italy, PM Matteo Renzi has said. 255 more words

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