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  1. Most powerful earthquakes in Azerbaijan occur in 2014 over past 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Trend

    ... al Service Center of the Azerbaijani National Academy of Sciences Gurban Yetirmishli told reporters Dec. 24. "The earthquake occurred at a great depth," he said. "The tremors affected a large area, but there was no damage."

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  2. Six Top Geology Stories Of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Scientific American

    ... i n Chile and registering just over magnitude 8 , revealed to scientists that the threat of an even larger earthquake looms over the country. Evidence of a rare supersonic quake was discovered in Kamchatka. And a study found that strange glowing ...

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  3. Aceh at 10 - A look back at the responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Switched

    ... coordinator at the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Two days after 9.1 Richter scale earthquake 240km off of Indonesia's coast triggered the tsunami, Egeland held a press conference in Geneva. "I was planning to be ...

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  4. Ten years on, the tsunami survivorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Portsmouth Today

    They woke with the sun on their faces, in the midst of an exotic holiday that would be the envy of anyone. Earlier that morning a 745-mile section of the Earth's crust shifted beneath the Indian Ocean and the earthquake released energy equivalent to more than 23,000 Hiroshima bombs.

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  5. 2 small earthquakes shake southeast corner of Salton SeaRead the original story

    Wednesday | KMPH-TV Fresno

    A magnitude-4.1 earthquake shook an area near the Salton Sea but there have been no reports of damages or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck about 6 miles southwest of the town of Niland at about 9:51 p.m. Tuesday.

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  6. Dad builds daughter's last wish: Haiti orphanageRead the original story

    Wednesday | KRON 4

    The parents of a young woman killed in the Haiti earthquake nearly five years ago have made good on her last wish. Nineteen-year-old Britney Gengel texted her parents just a few hours before she was buried alive in the quake.

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  7. Magnitude 4.0 quake rattles Christchurch on Christmas EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Press On-Line

    ... aid they had no calls relating to quake, which struck 10km east of Christchurch at a depth of 13km at 7.43pm. The earthquake appeared to put nerves on edge in Christchurch, where thousands of earthquakes have struck the city in the last four years.

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  8. Christchurch shaken by Christmas Eve quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The New Zealand Herald

    The earthquake hit at 7.43pm and was located 15Km east of the city, at a depth of 12 kilometres, according to GeoNet.

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  9. Tsunami: Remembering pain of father who lost allRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Vallejo Times-Herald

    About 230,000 people were killed in the Indian Ocean tsunami set off by a magnitude 9.1 earthquake on Dec. 26, 2004. A dozen countries were hit, from Indonesia to India to Africa's east coast.

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  10. 2 Small Quakes Shake Southeast Corner Of Salton SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBS Local

    ... one of the most respected and honored stations in the nation and has [...] NILAND, Calif. (AP) - A magnitude-4.1 earthquake shook an area near the Salton Sea but there have been no reports of damages or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey says the ...

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  11. Tim Hetherington: Online exhibition of the photojournalist's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Southport Visiter

    Pictures taken by the resort-raised photographer and humanitarian, depict coastal communities after the 2004 disaster, and were commissioned by Christian Aid Pictures taken by a Southport-raised photojournalist, depicting coastal communities a year after the devastating tsunami of 2004, are being displayed to mark the disaster's 10th anniversary. On December 26, a huge wave caused by an earthquake measuring 9.0 in magnitude, struck villages and communities across the Indian Ocean - affecting 11 countries and killing 227,898.

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  12. 4.1 Quake Strikes Near Niland, Calif.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | My FOX LA

    A magnitude-4.1 earthquake shook an area near the Salton Sea but there have been no reports of damages or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck about 6 miles southwest of the town of Niland at about 9:51 p.m. Tuesday.

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  13. Earthquake: 3.4 quake strikes near Niland, Calif.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Los Angeles Times

    A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Tuesday evening 5 miles from Niland, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:00 p.m. PST at a depth of 0 miles.

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  14. From Devastation to Hope - How a Region was RebuiltRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AlertNet

    ... World Vision programmes across South Asia and the Pacific. On the morning of 26 December 2004, a massive undersea earthquake measuring 9.1 on the Richter scale triggered a series of tsunamis that charged across the Indian Ocean. The surging waves ...

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  15. 10 years on, lessons of Asian tsunami hit by 'disaster amnesia'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Silicon Alley Insider

    Ten years after the deadliest tsunami on record wrought destruction across the Indian Ocean, creeping complacency is undermining a hi-tech warning system designed to prevent another disaster of such shocking magnitude. In the morning of December 26, 2004 a 9.3-magnitude earthquake off Indonesia's western coast generated a series of massive waves that killed more than 220,000 people across 14 countries as far apart as Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Somalia.

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  16. Struggling Romanian city symbolises post-communist eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Yahoo!

    ... his group pays taxes." The town certainly needs the money, as it is still rebuilding from a devastating 1977 earthquake that was made even worse by the deceit of a communist official. The local first secretary had exaggerated the extent of the quake ...

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  17. Lasting image from 2004 tsunami: A Sri Lankan father who lost pregnant wife, 25 relativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star Tribune

    About 230,000 people were killed in the Indian Ocean tsunami set off by a magnitude 9.1 earthquake on Dec. 26, 2004. A dozen countries were hit, from Indonesia to India to Africa's east coast.

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  18. Boxing Day tsunami: How the disaster unfolded 10 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ABC News

    ... 26, 2004, when a 9.1-magnitude quake struck off the northern tip of Sumatra in Indonesia. Scientists say the earthquake was the third-biggest ever recorded, lasting up to 10 minutes and causing the Earth to vibrate up to one centimetre. Waves of up ...

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  19. Sri Lanka, the tsunami and the evolution of disaster responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | IRIN

    ... have SMS alerts on my phone that warn me of possible dangers," he said. On 15 November 2014 when a 7.3 magnitude earthquake was reported 150km northeast of the Indonesian island of Maluku, an SMS alerted Ajeemal that there was no danger to Sri ...

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  20. How mosques survived 2004 tsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Iol.co.za

    In this 2004 file photo, an Acehnese man walks through debris near the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Banda Aceh, about 240 kilometers from the earthquake's epicenter, Indonesia. File picture: Dita Alangkara Banda Aceh, Indonesia - When a powerful tsunami smashed into this Indonesian city ten years ago, the only structures left standing in many neighbourhoods were mosques.

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