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Earthquake of 6.1 magnitude struck Philippines, six killed

Manila, Apr 23 (Xinhua): At least six people were killed after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck the Philippines main Luzon island on Monday afternoon, local media reported.

Earthquake hits Iran, tremors felt in UAE

Tehran, Feb 10 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale hit Iran on Sunday as tremors of it were felt in the UAE, as per USGS website.

7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes off Philippines coast

Manila, Dec 29 (IBNS) : A 7.2-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Mindanao, a southern Philippine island,on Saturday, producing a tsunami threat for parts of the Pacific, media reports said.

Canada: Earthquake strikes St. John in BC; no damage

St John, Nov 30 (IBNS): An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 struck near St. John, British Columbia (BC) in Canada on Thursday, media reports said.

6.8 earthquake hits Greece, no injury

Athens, Oct 26 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale hit Mouzaki area of Greece on Friday, as per the USGS website.

China: 5.5 earthquake hits Xinjiang, no casualty

Beijing, Sept 4 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Tuesday.

4.4 earthquake hits Los Angeles, no casualty

Los Angeles, Aug 29 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter Scale hit Los Angeles city on US on Wednesday, police said.

Indonesia: Psychological impact on earthquake survivors turns villages into ‘ghost towns’

New York, Aug 8 (IBNS): Following the magnitude 7 earthquake which rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok at the weekend, more than 130 aftershocks have been felt with some villages being turned into “ghost towns”, journalists at the UN in Geneva heard on Tuesday.

Indonesia: Lombok Island earthquake kills 82

Jakarta, Aug 6 (IBNS): At least 82 people were killed as a powerful quake measuring 6.9 on the Richter Scale hit Indonesian Island of Lombok,  media reports said on Monday.

Indonesia: 6.9 magnitude earthquake hits Lombok island, no casualty

Lombok Island, Aug 5 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter Scale hit Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday, US Geological Survey said.

Indonesia earthquake leaves 14 killed

Bali, July 29 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale hit   Indonesia's popular tourist island of Lombok and left at least 14 people killed, media reports said.

UN food aid to benefit 60,000 people in earthquake-hit Papua New Guinea

New York, Apr 3 (JEN): The United Nations emergency food relief agency has airlifted over 80 metric tons of vital nutritional supplements to Papua New Guinea – enough to feed approximately 60,000 people in the earthquake-hit country.

5.3 earthquake hits Iran, no casualty

Tehran, Apr 1 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale hit  western Iran on Sunday, as per USGS website.

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Taiwan, hotel collapses

Taipei, Feb 6 (IBNS):  A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the northeast of the city of Hualien in Taiwan on Tuesday night leading to the collapse of a hotel, media reports said.

6.1 earthquake hits Afghanistan, tremors felt in north India, no casualties

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IBNS) : A 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook the Afghanistan Kabul on Wednesday with the tremors felt across a large part of north India, reports said.