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Almost 20 hurt in earthquake in Turkey

At least 18 people were injured in an earthquake that rocked Turkey’s eastern Bingol Province, Anadolu agency said, citing Vice President Fuat Oktay who visited the site. The agency said earlier citing the local authorities …

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4.7-magnitude earthquake hits Iran's Fars province

An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale hit Iran’s Fars province Monday morning, but there are no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The temblor hit an area near the city of Khonj at 4:29 am (local time) on …

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Earthqake jolts Caspian Sea

An earthquake has hit the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea, according to the Republican Seismic Survey Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. The quake was recorded at 11:51:21 local time. The …

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5.1-magnitude earthquake hits Iran's Lorestan province

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit Firoozabad region in Iran's Lorestan province on Wednesday, according to Iran's Seismological Center, Xinhua reports. The epicenter of the earthquake was at the depth of 7 km, 33.753 degrees north …

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Magnitude 4 earthquake hits Turkey's Elazig

A magnitude 4 earthquake rocked Turkey's eastern Elazig province on Sunday, according to the nation's disaster agency. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake struck Sivrice district of Elazig …

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Magnitude 4.6 quake shakes NW Iran

A 4.6-magnitude earthquake jolted Qotur district in West Azarbaijan province, Iran on Sunday morning with no damage or casualties, Trend reports citing IRNA. The earthquake occurred at 6:53 local time 6 km below the …

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Russia's Kuril Islands hit by 7.5 magnitude earthquake

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake has struck near Russia’s far eastern Kuril Islands and prompted a tsunami warning. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck 217km south-southeast of Severo on the Kuril chain north of Japan. …

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Croatia's Zagreb rocked by powerful earthquake

A powerful earthquake has struck north of Croatia's capital, Zagreb, damaging buildings, burying vehicles in rubble and causing several fires, Al Jazeera reports. As firefighting and rescue operations were ongoing at several …

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Southern Iran hit by 5.4-magnitude quake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 struck Ruydar District in Iran’s Hormozgan province Monday morning. The quake, which occurred at 01:34 a.m. local time (22:04GMT), had a depth of 16 kilometers, according to the Iranian …

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Turkey's Malatya jolted by another earthquake

An earthquake of 4.1 magnitude has rocked eastern Turkey this morning, according to Turkish media reports. The earthquake's epicenter was in Pütürge district of Malatya at the depth of 7 km. No injuries …

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Turkey's Malatya hit by 5.0-magnitude earthquake

An earthquake of 5.0 magnitude has rocked eastern Turkey on Wednesday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Center reported. The earthquake's epicenter lay in 40 km to the east of the city of Malatya at the depth of 10 km, …

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Another quake hits western Turkey

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake rattled Manisa province in western Turkey this morning. The quake occurred at 05.43 local time, according to the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).  It struck at a depth of 7 …

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Seven dead in Turkey after earthquake hits Iran border area

Seven people died and others were stuck under collapsed buildings in southeastern Turkey on Sunday after a magnitude-5.7 earthquake struck near the border with Iran, the Turkish interior minister said as rescue teams arrived in villages, Reuters …

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5.4M earthquake occurred 366 km from Almaty

The network of seismic stations registered an earthquake on February 21 at 9:39 p.m. The earthquake was centered 366 km southwards Almaty city in China. Energy class was 11.7. The 5.4 magnitude earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km, …

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Earthquake strikes Iran island, tremors felt in UAE

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit Iran's Qeshm island, Khaleej Times reported citing the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).   According to the EMSC, the quake occurred at a depth of 47km, reported Sputnik …

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Death toll from Elazig earthquake rises to 39

The death toll rose to 39 from the earthquake that struck Turkey's Elazig, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said, More than 1,600 others were hurt, including 86 still being treated in hospitals. …

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Turkish earthquake death toll hits 38

The death toll rose to at least 38 people from the magnitude 6.8 earthquake that struck Turkey’s east Friday night, Turkish authorities said. The quake also injured over 1,600 people but at least 45 survivors have been pulled …

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