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No tsunami threat following Kermadec Islands earthquake

Wellington Jun 19 (Xinhua/UNI) No tsunami threat has been recorded for New Zealand following the 6.8-magnitude earthquake which struck the Kermadec Islands at 7:02 GMT, said New Zealand Civil Defence on Wednesday.

5.2-magnitude quake strikes off Japan's Wakayama Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued

Tokyo, Mar 13 (Xinhua) An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 struck off the Kii Peninsula close to Wakayama Prefecture in Japan's southwest, the weather agency here said Wednesday.

Indonesia: Sunda Strait tsunami death toll touches 429

Jakarta, Dec 25 (IBNS): The death toll in the tsunami-hitting incident in Banten and Lampung provinces of Indonesia touched 429, media reports said on Tuesday.

Tsunamis account for $280 billion in economic losses over last twenty years: UNISDR

Geneva, Nov 3 (IBNS):  The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) has called attention to the significant loss of life and economic losses associated with tsunamis, notably for countries bordering the Indian and Pacific Oceans, over the last twenty years.

Indonesia tsunami and earthquake: Death toll touches 844, new bodies found under church

Jakarta, Oct 2 (IBNS): At least 34 new bodies have have been pulled out from under a church which was buried in an earthquake triggered landslide in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province.

Indonesia: Tsunami hits Palu after strong earthquake

Jakarta, Sept 29 (IBNS): A 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia on Friday, triggering a tsunami, officials said.

7.6M earthquake strikes Honduras; Tsunami alert issued in Central America

Tegucigalpa, Jan 10 (IBNS): An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 struck in the Caribbean Sea, between the Coast of Honduras and Cayman Islands on Wednesday.

Mexico earthquake: Country's strongest quake in century kills at least 27 people

Mexico City, Sep 8 (IBNS): The 8.2 magnitude which struck Mexico on Thursday, killed at least 27 people, reports said.

8.1 magnitude quake hits Mexico, at least five killed

Mexico City, Sep 8 (IBNS) : An earthquake of magnitude 8.1 struck the southern coast of Mexico late on Thursday, killing at least five people, reports said.

Magnitude 8.1 earthquake hits Mexico, Tsunami warning issued

Mexico City, Sep 8 (IBNS): A strong earthquake of magnitude 8.1 on the Richter Scale hit southern coast of Mexico.

Scientists look to skies to improve Tsunami detection

Washington, May 19 (IBNS): A team of scientists from Sapienza University in Rome, Italy, and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has developed a new approach to assist in the ongoing development of timely tsunami detection systems, based upon measurements of how tsunamis disturb a part of Earth’s atmosphere.

Indonesia: At least 25 killed as deadly quake rips through Aceh province

Jakarta, Dec 7 (IBNS): At least 25 people were killed after a deadly earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province on Wednesday morning, media reports said.

World Tsunami Day: Awareness and information sharing can reduce damage, save lives

New Delhi, Nov 5 (IBNS): Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju along with representatives of different countries observed the 1st World Tsunami Awareness Day on Saturday at the Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) 2016, in New Delhi.

First World Tsunami Awareness Day to be celebrated at AMCDRR

New Delhi, Oct 12 (IBNS): The First World Tsunami Awareness Day will be celebrated on Nov 5, 2016, through an event organised with the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Champions, at the Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) 2016, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs announced on Wednesday.

India participates in massive multi-national Tsunami drill to evacuate 40,000 people

New Delhi, Sept 7 (IBNS) : A large scale evacuation of 40,000 people in three hours is underway in some coastal areas as India coordinates with the UNESCO in a massive Tsunami drill, in which 23 countries are participating.