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Magnitude 5.8 quake occurs near Crete: Seismologists

Athens/Sputnik: A magnitude 5.8 earthquake has occurred near the Greek island of Crete, 78.9 miles south of its capital Heraklion, according to the seismological laboratory of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Japan: 5.5-magnitude quake strikes off Fukushima Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued

Tokyo/UNI: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 on Wednesday struck off Japan's Fukushima Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

Haiti earthquake victims honoured at UN, with pledge to safeguard the nation’s future

New York/IBNS: More than 200,000 Haitians who perished in the devastating earthquake which struck the island nation ten years ago, were honoured in a solemn ceremony of remembrance at UN Headquarters in New York on Friday, along with 102 staffers who died – the single greatest loss of life in the Organization’s history.

Dozens of earthquakes registered in northern part of Russia’s Kamchatka: Seismologists

Petropav-Kamchatsky, Russia/Sputnik: Dozens of earthquakes were registered on Thursday-Friday in the northern part of the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East, the regional branch of the Geophysical Survey of the Russian Academy of Sciences (GS RAS) told Sputnik.

WHO working to save lives following powerful earthquake in Albania

New York/IBNS: Staff from the World Health Organization (WHO) are assisting authorities in Albania following an earthquake which killed at least 25 people and left more than 650 injured.

Magnitude 6.3 quake rocks Alaska in US

Juneau, Alaska/UNI: A 6.3 magnitude quake jolted the Andrean of Islands here in the wee hours of Sunday morning, according to the US Geological Survey.

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake hits parts of Pakistan

Islamabad, Oct 14 (Xinhua) A 5.8-magnitude earthquake rocked several cities in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province and northern areas on Monday morning, the country's National Seismic Monitoring Center (NSMC) said.

Death toll in Indonesia quake rises to 30, about 25,000 flee home

Jakarta, Sep 29 (Xinhua) The number of casualties climbed to 30 with 156 others injured, while around 25,000 people took shelters, a senior disaster agency official said on Sunday after a 6.5-magnitude quake hit Indonesia's eastern Maluku province three days ago.

Pakistan: 75 hurt due to aftershocks in quake-hit area

Islamabad: Days after Pakistan was hit by a magnitude 6.3 earthquake this week, several aftershocks rocked the cities of Mirpur and Jhelum on Thursday and left 75 people injured, media reports said.

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes off Indonesian coast

Jakarta, Sep 22 (UNI) A magnitude 5.9 earthquake has struck off the Indonesian coast, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported on Saturday.

Kazakhstan hit with 5.4 magnitude earthquake: Interior Ministry

Almaty, Aug 18 (Sputnik): A 5.4 magnitude earthquake hit Kazakhstan's Almaty Region on Sunday, a representative from the country's interior ministry told Sputnik.

7.4-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia's Banten province, tsunami warning issued

Jakarta, Aug 2 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 7.4-magnitude struck off Indonesia's Banten province on Friday, and authorities issued a tsunami warning, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) said.

6.9 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia, triggers tsunami warning

Jakarta, Jul 7 (IBNS): A strong 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia on Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported.

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits southern California, strongest in 20 years

Los Angeles, Jul 5 (Xinhua) A magnitude 7.1 earthquake on Friday hit southern California at 8:19 pm local time (0319 GMT Saturday).

Second Quake Hits Canada Off Pacific Coast, Aftershocks Rattle California - Gov’t. Monitor

Washington, Jul 6 (Sputnik/UNI) Canada has registered its second earthquake in two days off the coast of Vancouver Island, estimated at magnitudes of 4.9 and 5.0, the federal government's monitoring service Earthquakes Canada reported.