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  1. 1. news | 17 Jan 2015

    Japan marks 20th anniversary of killer quake in Kobe

    By AFP

    » TOKYO - Japan on Saturday marked the 20th anniversary of the Kobe earthquake that killed more than 6,400 people with renewed calls for the quake-prone nation to stay vigilant against the next "Big One."

  2. 2. news | 07 Dec 2014

    Quake hits off Papua New Guinea

    By AFP

    » SYDNEY - A 6.8-magnitude quake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea Sunday, US seismologists said, but no destructive tsunami was expected.

  3. 3. learning | 08 May 2014

    Quake fears remain as residents cope with heavy damage

    Earthquake in North

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Aftershocks continue in the North amid worrisome signs that a bigger quake could hit the already heavily-damaged earthquake zone in Chiang Rai.

  4. 4. learning | 06 May 2011

    Post-Japan quake natural gas squeeze

    About energy

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Japan's switch from nuclear energy to LPG after the quake almost two months ago, has sent the world scrambling for limited supplies.

  5. 5. news | 13 Jan 2015

    Haiti remembers quake dead amid political crisis

    By AFP

    » Haiti marked the fifth anniversary Monday of the massive earthquake that ravaged an already desperately poor nation, even as it sought a way out of its latest debilitating political crisis.

  6. 6. news | 10 Jan 2015

    Five years after quake, cholera epidemic haunts Haiti

    By AFP

    » PORT-AU-PRINCE - Five years after an earthquake demolished its capital, Haiti's efforts to get back on its feet are still hampered by an epidemic blamed on the UN troops there to help.

  7. 7. news | 07 Jan 2015

    Years-long 'silent quake' unleashed Fukushima tsunami

    By AFP

    » PARIS - The earthquake that set off the tsunami which caused the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster was unleashed by a stealthy nine-year buildup of pressure on a plate boundary, scientists said Tuesday.

  8. 8. news | 06 Jan 2015

    Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits NZ

    By AFP

    » New Zealand scientists warned South Island residents to expect a swarm of aftershocks following a strong early morning six-magnitude earthquake Tuesday that caused no reported damage or injury.

  9. 9. news | 09 Dec 2014

    Letters sought for Japan quake victims

    By Kyodo News

    » Hoping to ring in a brighter New Year’s, a group based in western Japan is calling on people from Thailand and other countries to send heartening — or genki — letters to people in the northeastern Tohoku region still suf...

  10. 10. learning | 11 Nov 2014

    Failure to predict quake not a crime, Italian court says

    International news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Seven Italian scientists who faced jail for failing to predict a deadly 2009 earthquake were cleared Monday by an appeals panel.

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