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May 5, 2018 8:10 AM Strong quake jolts eastern Philippines, no damage reported

MANILA: A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake was detected off the eastern Philippines Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of any damage or casualties, authorities said. The epicentre of the quake — which struck at 2:19 pm local time (0619 GMT, 2.19pm Malaysia time) — was about 310km east of the capital Manila in the Philippine Sea, according to the Philippine 9

May 1, 2018 6:51 AM Mount Fuji eruption could paralyse Tokyo

TOKYO: Japan's iconic Mount Fuji could paralyse Tokyo with ash if it erupted, choking roads and halting water supplies, according to a government disaster planning study, a news report said Tuesday. The snow-capped peak of the country's highest mountain 100km west of Tokyo is a symbol of Japan — and is also an active volcano. It last erupted in 1707, but while 10

April 11, 2018 12:13 AM Six unaccounted for after landslide in Japan

Japan Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers carry the a person found under landslide rubble following an earthquake in Minamiaso town, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan April 19, 2016. — Reuters picTOKYO, April 11 — At least six people were unaccounted for this morning after a landslide hit their houses in southern Japan, local police said. “Three houses 9

April 10, 2018 12:12 PM Strong 6.2-magnitude quake shakes Chile

File picture of a damaged road is seen after a quake hit Chile in 2016. The world’s most seismic country, Chile has a long Pacific Ocean coastline and a history of earthquake-linked tsunamis, but in this case authorities ruled out a tsunami risk. — Reuters picSANTIAGO, April 10 — A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook Chile today but there was no tsunami 13

April 7, 2018 7:46 AM Strong quake rattles Papua New Guinea

SYDNEY, April 7 ― A powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck a remote part of Papua New Guinea today, US seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage. The quake struck at a depth of 10 kilometres (6.2 miles) some 195 kilometres west of the town of Mount Hagen, the US Geological Survey said. Much of the Pacific nation is mountainous 10

April 3, 2018 4:25 AM Powerful 6.8 quake strikes Bolivia

Further north, the Central American country of El Salvador was hit later yesterday by a quake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale, the Ministry of the Environment said. — AFP picSAN VICENTE, April 3 — A strong but deep earthquake measuring 6.8 struck in Bolivia yesterday but there were no reports of damage or injuries, the US Geological Survey said. The quake 12

March 25, 2018 11:46 PM 6.4 quake off eastern Indonesia, tsunami alert lifted: Seismic monitors

JAKARTA: A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia in the early hours of Monday, triggering a brief tsunami alert that was swiftly lifted, according to seismic monitoring organisations. The quake struck deep at some 171km below the surface of the earth in the Banda Sea, the US Geological Survey said. A tsunami alert was initially triggered 11

March 24, 2018 2:27 PM Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes off Papua New Guinea, no tsunami threat

Damage caused by an earthquake in Papua New Guinea is seen in this handout image released March 7, 2018.. — Reuters picSYDNEY, March 24 — A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the northeast coast of an island of the Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea today, officials said, but the tremor posed no tsunami threat to the region. There were no immediate 11

March 10, 2018 8:08 AM First group of climbers ascend Mount Kinabalu this morning, reports Sabah Parks

On Thursday, Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun announced the suspension of all climbing activities on the mountain following the earthquake that struck RanauKOTA KINABALU, March 10 — The first group of Malaysian climbers ascended the 4,095-metre Mount Kinabalu at around 8.30am today after the climbing activity suspension 12

March 9, 2018 3:11 AM Ranau hit by another quake this morning

According to a Meteorological Department statement today, the epicentre located at 6.1 degrees north and 116.6 east, was about 16km northwest of Ranau. — AFP picKUALA LUMPUR, March 9 — Another earthquake measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale has occurred in Ranau, Sabah at 8.09am this morning. According to a Meteorological Department statement today, the epicentre 13