Sunday, 23 January 2022

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Magnitude 7.3 quake damages homes in eastern Indonesia

JAKARTA: A strong, shallow earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Sunday, damaging some homes and causing panicked residents to flee to temporary shelters. There were no immediate reports of casualties, and authorities said there was no threat of a tsunami. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.3 quake was cantered ...

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Strong quake rattles Indonesian Java island, at least 2 dead

JAKARTA: A strong earthquake shook Indonesia’s densely populated Java island on Friday night, killing two people and severely damaging dozens of homes near the epicenter. The magnitude-6.5 quake struck at 11:47 p.m. and was felt across the island, including about 200 kilometers (124 miles) away in the capital Jakarta, where ...

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Strong quake hits Japan, triggers Fukushima tsunami

TOKYO: A powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit northeast Japan on Tuesday, sparking panic and triggering a tsunami including a one-metre (three-foot) wave that crashed ashore at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant. National broadcaster NHK urged residents to “flee immediately” to higher ground, reminding viewers to heed the lessons of the ...

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