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New Indonesia tsunami network could add crucial minutes
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New Indonesia tsunami network could add crucial minutes

Yahoo News JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's tsunami detection system, made up of seafloor sensors that communicate with transmitting buoys on the surface, has been rendered useless by vandals

Tsunami warning issued after 8.0 quake hits PNG
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Tsunami warning issued after 8.0 quake hits PNG

Yahoo News A major 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, with a tsunami alert issued for the Pacific island nation and neighbouring countries. The

Strong earthquake hits Japan, no tsunami warning
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Strong earthquake hits Japan, no tsunami warning

Damages or injuries were not immediately reported but the quake shook buildings in Tokyo.

Magnitude 6.3 quake hits Japan, no tsunami warning
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Magnitude 6.3 quake hits Japan, no tsunami warning

Yahoo News TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 hit eastern Japan on Wednesday, but no tsunami warning was issued, public broadcaster NHK said. There were no immediate

Major magnitude 7.6 quake strikes Chile, tsunami warning lifted
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Major magnitude 7.6 quake strikes Chile, tsunami warning lifted

By Felipe Iturrieta and Antonio De la Jara SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A major 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck southern Chile on Sunday, prompting thousands to evacuate coastal areas in a region known for

Papua New Guinea quake causes small tsunami, no damage
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Papua New Guinea quake causes small tsunami, no damage

SYDNEY (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Saturday, generating a small tsunami and knocking out power in parts of the Pacific island nation. There were no

Quake hits east of Papua New Guinea, tsunami warnings scaled back
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Quake hits east of Papua New Guinea, tsunami warnings scaled back

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7.9 struck 157 km (98 miles) east of Rabaul in Papua New Guinea on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, prompting a warning about tsunami

Huge quake hits Solomon Islands, tsunami alert lifted
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Huge quake hits Solomon Islands, tsunami alert lifted

By Tom Westbrook and Charlotte Greenfield SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) - A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands early on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of

Earthquake hits off Fukushima in Japan; no tsunami warning
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Earthquake hits off Fukushima in Japan; no tsunami warning

TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake has shaken the same area in Japan hit by a magnitude-7.4 earthquake two days ago. No tsunami warning was issued.

Bitter lessons of Japan's 2011 tsunami put to use with latest quake
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Bitter lessons of Japan's 2011 tsunami put to use with latest quake

By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - When massive tsunami waves slammed into Japan's northeastern coast more than five years ago, about 18,000 people perished, prompting authorities to revise warning

Japan lifts tsunami warning after magnitude 7.4 earthquake off Fukushima coast
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Japan lifts tsunami warning after magnitude 7.4 earthquake off Fukushima coast

TOKYO (AP) — Japan lifts tsunami warning after magnitude 7.4 earthquake off Fukushima coast.

Strong 6.9 quake hits Japan, triggering Fukushima tsunami
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Strong 6.9 quake hits Japan, triggering Fukushima tsunami

A powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit northeastern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a one-metre (3.3-foot) tsunami wave that crashed into the coast at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant. Public

Powerful quake hits Japan, Fukushima residents urged to flee tsunami
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Powerful quake hits Japan, Fukushima residents urged to flee tsunami

The affected region was previously devastated by the 2011 quake, tsunami.

Magnitude 6.6 quake jolts western Japan, no tsunami warning
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Magnitude 6.6 quake jolts western Japan, no tsunami warning

TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shook western Japan on Thursday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, adding that a tsunami warning was not issued. The epicenter

Powerful earthquake in western Japan, no danger of tsunami
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Powerful earthquake in western Japan, no danger of tsunami

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shakes western Japan, but there is no danger of a tsunami being caused.

Human tsunami touches down on Vietnam beach
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Human tsunami touches down on Vietnam beach


Thanh Hoa Province's famous Sam Son Beach is being mobbed by 70,000 people per day, creating a man-made (literally) spectacle that stretches down the 3.5 kilometer coastline.