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Magnitude-3.2 earthquake recorded near Wee Jasper north-west of Canberra

ABC Online - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
A small earthquake has been recorded near Wee Jasper in southern New South Wales, and tremors have been felt as far away as Tuggeranong in Canberra's south.
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Taiwan developer in custody after tower collapses in earthquake

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Tainan, Taiwan: A local court in the southern Taiwan city of Tainan ruled on Tuesday to take into custody the developer of a building which collapsed during an earthquake at the weekend that killed at least 39 people. Lin Ming-hui, the Wei-guan Golden ...
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6.5-magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia: USGS

Yahoo7 News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Jakarta (AFP) - A powerful 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia late Friday, but no tsunami warning was immediately issued, US seismologists said.
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Taiwan earthquake: Eight-year-old girl pulled alive from rubble nearly three days after quake

ABC Online - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
"There are many old buildings across Taiwan ... there should be an overall review of their resistance to earthquakes and other disasters," she said during a hospital visit to survivors.
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Taiwan struck by earthquake: skyscrapers flattened

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
Beijing: A powerful earthquake has hit the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan, killing at least 13 and leaving hundreds more feared trapped.
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Taiwan Holds Memorial for Earthquake Victims as Death Toll Rises

Voice of America - ‎6 hours ago‎
Relatives and friends of the victims of Taiwan's earthquake last Saturday attended a memorial ceremony Friday, as the official death toll rose to at least 93.
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Wellington rocked by earthquake measuring 5.7

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The New Zealand was rocked by an earthquake at midday on Tuesday. New Zealand Tourism. New Zealand's capital city Wellington was rocked by 5.7 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday, according to the country's earthquake monitoring service. The quake's ...
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Strong earthquake strikes Chile

Sky News Australia - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
A 6.3-magnitude earthquake has struck Chile's central region, shaking buildings in the capital of Santiago. However, no damage or injuries have been reported and authorities are discounting the possibility of a tsunami hitting the country's long coast ...

Water crisis spells cold comfort for Nepal earthquake survivors

The Guardian - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Sita Giri and other women from Barkobot village in Nepal's Sindhupalchowk district wait to fill water pots. Their main water source dried up after last April's earthquake. Photograph: Pete Pattisson for the Guardian ...
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Taiwan earthquake leaves students dead and locked in each other's arms

Daily Mail - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
A young couple have been found buried alive in the rubble of an apartment building in southwest Taiwan, embracing each other. Rescuers made the discovery during the search for survivors in Tainan after the city was hit by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake ...
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Earthquake 'swarm' rattles East Coast village

The Weather Network - ‎21 hours ago‎
Thursday, February 11, 2016, 4:54 PM - People in southwestern New Brunswick have been rattled by a 'swarm' of earthquakes over the past few days. The village of McAdam has been particularly hard-hit by the swarm, which intensified in early February.
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3.6 magnitude earthquake hits near Bredbo

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
"It's not a nothing earthquake, it's fairly sizeable. This is not the smallest in that region, there was a magnitude 4 back in July 1980 pretty much in the same location and this one is a slightly smaller one but the second largest earthquake in that ...

Damage maps could help in future earthquake relief

Cosmos - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech / Google / DigitalGlobe / CNES / Astrium / Amy MacDonald / Thornton Tomasetti. The Nepal earthquake, which struck in April 2015, killed more than 8,800 people and injured more than 22,000. Rescuers were still digging ...

Providing winter warmth to Nepal's earthquake survivors

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
This winter, 53,000 families affected by the 2015 Nepal earthquake are benefiting from cash that enables them to buy winter clothes and blankets.
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NAB: Global markets are sitting on a massive earthquake

Business Insider Australia - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
That's the sobering introduction to a new research note from Gavin Friend, senior market strategist at the NAB in London. “There was never any doubt that the end of the China-led commodity super cycle would be problematic for the global economy,” he adds.

Earthquake shakes Tokyo, no tsunami risk

SBS - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
An earthquake has struck close to Tokyo, shaking much of the metropolitan region. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and no tsunami risk.

Taiwan earthquake victims commemorated in memorial service

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
Taiwan earthquake victims commemorated in memorial service. 5:24am EST - 00:57. A memorial service is held for the 93 victims killed in Tainan earthquake. Julie Noce reports. △ Hide Transcript. ▷ View Transcript. Incense filled the air during a ...

Fourteen dead, 150 missing after Taiwan quake fells buildings

Yahoo7 News - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
Tainan (Taiwan) (AFP) - Relatives of residents trapped in a 16-storey apartment complex felled by a powerful earthquake in Taiwan that killed 14 people were praying for miracles Saturday as rescuers sought survivors, with more than 150 missing in the ...

Earthquake damage at Anchorage school forces closure of gym and library

KTUU.com - ‎13 hours ago‎
Romig Middle School can't use its gym or library until further notice. The 7.1 magnitude earthquake last month damaged both rooms to the point that it's considered dangerous.

Earthquake recorded on SA coast

NEWS.com.au - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
Earthquake recorded on SA coast. A magnitude 2.3 earthquake has hit the South Australian coast. The earthquake was recorded at 8.21pm (AEDT) at Mount Compass, south of Adelaide. The quake's depth was 23km, according to Geoscience Australia's ...
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