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Over 200 killed by powerful earthquake in Mexico

A powerful earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, killing 216 people, cracking building facades and scattering rubble on streets in the capital. Early Wednesday, the director of Mexico’s civil protection agency, Luis …

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Four-point earthquake in Gabala area

This morning an earthquake took place in Azerbaijan, the Republican Center of the Seismological Service of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan reports. A seismic event with a  magnitude of 4.0  occurred at  …

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Georgia's Kakheti hit by 3.9 magnitude earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.9 occurred in Georgia's Kakheti region this morning. The epicenter was located 21 km of the city of Dedoplistsqaro, Sputnik Georgia reported. There was no immediate report on possible …

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Earthquake hits East Azerbaijan Province

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 occurred in East Azerbaijan Province, injuring eight people, local authorities said. According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of University of Tehran, the quake was …

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 Earthquake registered near Almaty

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 points was registered near Almaty last night, Sputnik Kazakhstan reported. The earthquake's epicenter was located 437 km south from Almaty on Chinese territory at a depth of 5 …

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Southern Turkey hit by 4.3-point earthquake

An earthquake measuring 4.3 points hit the Kahramanmaraş province in southern Turkey at 07:30 am local time today, local media reported. The quake's hypocenter was 7 km beneath the surface. No damage or injuries have been …

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Earthquake hits Armenia's Spitak

The Survey for Seismic Protection Agency of Armenia recorded a 2.5-magnitude earthquake in the north of the country on Wednesday at 5:07 am local time. The epicenter of this tremor was 10km southeast of Spitak town. The hypocenter …

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 Earthquake jolts Azerbaijan's sector of Caspian Sea

An earthquake occurred in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea, the Republican Center of Seismology of the Azerbaijani National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) said today.  The earthquake was registered at 00:33 (local time). The …

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Earthquake hits China, tremors reach Kazakhstan

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck China’s autonomous region of Xinjiang, with tremors reportedly felt in neighboring Kazakhstan. The quake rocked an area near the town of Jinghe in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region at 23:27 GMT on …

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4.4-point earthquake hits Turkey's Van

An earthquake shook Turkey's eastern province of Van on Wednesday. A magnitude 4.4 earthquake was registered at around 04:58 a.m. at a depth of 5 km, Turkish media reported. No injuries have been reported …

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5.3-point earthquake hits Turkey's Mugla

An earthquake shook Turkey's coastal province of Mugla on Tuesday, less than three weeks after the resort town was rattled by another major quake measuring 6.7-magnitude. A magnitude 5.3 earthquake was reported in …

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4.7-point earthquake hits Turkey's Bodrum

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7 points was registered in Turkey's Bodrum at 08:18 local time, the Turkish media reported. The epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 5.2 kilometers. No injuries or damage have …

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Earthquake injures 25 in southwest Iran

An earthquake measuring five on the Richter scale has hit a southwestern Iranian province, injuring 25 people. The quake struck the town of Naqan in Kiar County of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province on July 30, Iranian news agencies …

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 5.4 magnitude earthquake hits southern Iran

A strong 5.4 magnitude earthquake in Iran’s south has led to a power outage in a remote area, Iranian state TV reported. The quake that struck at around 10 p.m. local time on Sunday jolted the Sirch village in the southern …

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200 Turkish tourists being evacuated from Kos

Turkish authorities have sent a 250-person vessel from the Turkish resort of Bodrum to Kos to start evacuating some 200 Turkish tourists stranded on the island, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said. The ministry added that Greek …

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Azerbaijan’s Lankaran hit by earthquake

An earthquake measuring 3.1 magnitude struck Azerbaijan’s southern district of Lankaran on July 18, the Republican Seismological Survey Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) said. The earthquake occurred at …

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Armenia's Gyumri hit by 3.5-point earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.5 points was registered 11km northwest of the Armenian city of Gyumri at 10:21 local time, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia said. The epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth …

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