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6.6-magnitude earthquake strikes in Pacific off Papua New Guineaupdated: Sat Jul 28 2012 16:32:00

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck early Sunday in the western Pacific off Papua New Guinea, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Strong earthquake strikes south of Panamaupdated: Sun Jun 03 2012 21:54:00

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern coast of Panama on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Philippines issues local tsunami alert after quake hits between islandsupdated: Mon Feb 06 2012 06:48:00

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck Monday off the third-largest island in the Philippines, prompting the country to issue a tsunami alert for the coastlines near the epicenter.

Strong earthquake hits off Antarctica's coastupdated: Mon Jan 16 2012 06:05:00

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck Sunday off the coast of Antarctica, prompting a warning that there was a "small possibility" it could trigger a tsunami.

Quake rattles western Indonesia updated: Wed Jan 11 2012 07:19:00

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck early Wednesday off the west coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, but witnesses reported only minor shaking on land.

Magnitude 6.8 quake hits Japanupdated: Mon Jan 02 2012 05:39:00

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 struck off the coast of Japan on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Offshore earthquake hits Okinawa area, no reports of damageupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 22:50:00

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck deep under the ocean floor northwest of Okinawa, Japan, near noon Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Shallow quake hits off Mexican coastupdated: Tue Nov 01 2011 09:14:00

An 6.5-magnitude earthquake 6.5 struck off Mexico's Pacific coast Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

7.3-magnitude quake strikes in Pacific, near Fiji islandsupdated: Thu Sep 15 2011 17:42:00

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck early Friday in the Fiji islands region of the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

6.7-magnitude earthquake hits Canada's Vancouver Islandupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 18:45:00

A 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Vancouver Island, British Columbia, on Friday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Estimated 6.8-magnitude quake strikes off coast of Papua New Guineaupdated: Mon Aug 01 2011 07:12:00

A preliminary 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck Monday morning off the coast of Papua New Guinea, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Tsunami warning canceled after quake jolts area north of New Zealandupdated: Wed Jul 06 2011 22:13:00

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center canceled a tsunami warning less than an hour after it was issued Wednesday for Kermadec Island, Tonga and New Zealand. A tsunami was detected following a major earthquake nearby.

Tsunami warning after quake jolts area north of New Zealandupdated: Wed Jul 06 2011 15:33:00

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami warning Wednesday for Kermadec Island, Tonga and New Zealand.

Quake strikes South Pacificupdated: Mon Apr 18 2011 22:44:00

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck in the South Pacific on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

6.7-magnitude quake strikes off Indonesiaupdated: Mon Apr 04 2011 13:34:00

A magnitude-6.7 earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia early Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Congress wants to cut tsunami warning centers? Really?updated: Thu Mar 17 2011 08:12:00

Buried deep inside the GOP House of Representatives plan to trim the 2011 budget is a line item that will take $454 million away from the agency running the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

Families searching for loved onesupdated: Sat Mar 12 2011 23:22:00

In the wake of the earthquake and tsunami, Japanese citizens are anxious to find loved ones.

Tsunami warnings and advisories remain across Pacific regionupdated: Fri Mar 11 2011 18:46:00

Tsunami waves that raced across the Pacific Ocean triggered warnings in more than 50 countries and territories Friday, but there were few immediate reports of major damage outside of Japan.

Quake rattles South Pacificupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 16:06:00

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 struck Thursday near the Loyalty Islands in the South Pacific, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Tsunami warning issued after strong quake in Pacificupdated: Sat Dec 25 2010 09:14:00

A 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean's Vanuatu Islands region early Sunday, prompting a tsunami warning for the area, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Quake near Japanese islands triggers tsunami warningupdated: Tue Dec 21 2010 13:36:00

A magnitude 7.4 earthquake off the coast of Japan early Wednesday triggered a tsunami warning for a group of remote islands and an advisory for the southern region of the country, the Japanese Meteorological Agency said.

7.5-magnitude quake strikes off Indonesian coastupdated: Mon Oct 25 2010 17:24:00

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 struck off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

6.3-magnitude quake strikes Fiji Islandsupdated: Tue Sep 07 2010 19:34:00

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck the Fiji Islands, Wednesday at 4:13 a.m. (12:13 p.m. ET Tuesday), the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Another earthquake hits the Mariana Islands region in Pacificupdated: Wed Aug 18 2010 13:23:00

A strong earthquake struck the Mariana Islands region in the Pacific Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center reported.

No tsunami warning after Pacific quakeupdated: Fri Aug 13 2010 20:25:00

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake has struck south of the Mariana Islands, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Major earthquake rattles Vanuatuupdated: Tue Aug 10 2010 02:13:00

A major earthquake struck the island nation of Vanuatu on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Papua New Guinea struck by 6.3-magnitude quakeupdated: Tue Jul 20 2010 16:34:00

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake shook the New Britain region of Papua New Guinea, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Earthquake strikes Solomon Islandsupdated: Sat Jun 26 2010 09:26:00

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck near Kira Kira in the Solomon Islands on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

7.5-magnitude quake strikes off India coastupdated: Sat Jun 12 2010 18:14:00

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of India early Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

Pacific tsunami warning canceledupdated: Thu May 27 2010 20:42:00

A tsunami warning was canceled Friday for Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands and New Caledonia in the Pacific Ocean when the threat from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake had passed.

Quake strikes off Indonesia coastupdated: Sun May 09 2010 03:29:00

A 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia on Sunday but did not trigger a tsunami, the National Weather Service said.

Geophysicist puts quake in persepctiveupdated: Tue Apr 06 2010 22:19:00

Geophysicist Susan Potter talks about the known statistics surrounding an earthquake that hit off the coast of Indonesia.

7.7-magnitude quake strikes Indonesiaupdated: Tue Apr 06 2010 22:19:00

A 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia early Wednesday, triggering two tsunamis and injuring several people, officials said.

Quake strikes in Indian Oceanupdated: Wed Mar 31 2010 00:12:00

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck near the Andaman Islands in the Indian Ocean, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Thousands begin evacuating in Japan as threat of tsunami nearsupdated: Mon Mar 01 2010 19:17:00

Tens of thousands of residents began evacuating Sunday morning from coastal Japan in anticipation of a possible tsunami following Chile's 8.8-magnitude earthquake.

Japan evacuates coastupdated: Mon Mar 01 2010 19:17:00

CNN's Kyung Lah says this is the first time in 15 years Japan is evacuating coastal residents.

Chile earthquake update: At least 2 million affected, president saysupdated: Sat Feb 27 2010 23:07:00

12:56 p.m. -- More than 300 people have been confirmed dead in the quake, according to Chile's Office of Emergency Management.

Girl rescued in Chileupdated: Sat Feb 27 2010 23:07:00

A girl was pulled from a quake-damaged building in Concepcion, Chile.

Tweeting during the quakeupdated: Sat Feb 27 2010 12:05:00

Singer Elliott Yamin was tweeting when the quake hit and gives his account of what he witnessed in Chile.

Web sites, social networks blast out earthquake, tsunami informationupdated: Sat Feb 27 2010 12:05:00

Moments after Saturday morning's earthquake in Chile, the Internet and its social networks came alive with earthquake and tsunami information.

Quake strikes deep in the eastern waters of Indonesiaupdated: Sat Oct 24 2009 14:06:00

A major earthquake vibrated deep in Indonesia's Banda Sea on Saturday night, but the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center predicted the quake would not be destructive.

'River of rocks ... and cars'updated: Thu Oct 01 2009 23:40:00

Joey Cummings talks to CNN's John Roberts about the devastation in American Samoa after it was hit by a tsunami.

Samoan islands shaken by second quakeupdated: Thu Oct 01 2009 23:40:00

Another earthquake struck Wednesday near the Samoan islands, an area already devastated by earthquake and tsunami damage which killed more than 130 people.

Samoa quake turns deadlyupdated: Thu Oct 01 2009 11:11:00

Dr. Saloma Laumoli tells CNN about the deaths and damage left by the magnitude 8.0 quake near American Samoa.

Quake, tsunami near American Samoa kills at least 22updated: Thu Oct 01 2009 11:11:00

A magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck the Pacific near American Samoa, triggering towering tsunami waves that gushed over the island and leaving at least 22 people dead.

They have just minutes to issue tsunami warningupdated: Thu Oct 01 2009 10:54:00

When an earthquake threatens to turn part of an ocean into fast-moving walls of water, tsunami warning scientists can do nothing for the first five minutes except wait for information. But within the next five minutes, they have to decide whether to issue a warning of danger.

Tsunami watch follows quakesupdated: Mon Aug 10 2009 18:52:00

Two unrelated earthquakes have triggered tsunami watches in two parts of the world. CNN's Chad Myers reports.

Tsunami watch issued for five countries canceledupdated: Mon Aug 10 2009 18:52:00

A tsunami watch issued for five nations after a 7.6-magnitude earthquake in the Indian Ocean was canceled about two hours later.

Major quake strikes off New Zealandupdated: Wed Jul 15 2009 09:18:00

A major earthquake struck off the coast of New Zealand's South Island Wednesday night, rattling residents and prompting a tsunami warning that was later canceled.

Strong quake rattles Pacific islandsupdated: Tue Apr 07 2009 06:25:00

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck just east of the Kuril Islands in the Pacific Ocean early Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Major quake strikes off Tongaupdated: Thu Mar 19 2009 18:10:00

A tsunami warning was issued and then canceled Friday shortly after a major earthquake struck early Friday off the coast of Tonga.

Strong earthquake jolts southern Philippinesupdated: Thu Dec 25 2008 00:06:00

A strong earthquake jolted the southern Philippines on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Magnitude 7.0 quake rocks Russia's far eastupdated: Mon Nov 24 2008 05:55:00

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck off the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia's far east Monday evening, seismologists reported, but there was no immediate report of damage in the remote area.

Indonesian quake raises tsunami fearsupdated: Sat Mar 29 2008 14:55:00

A magnitude-6.3 earthquake off the coast of Indonesia on Sunday could trigger a tsunami on coasts near its epicenter, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

Second quake in 10 hours hits Indonesiaupdated: Mon Feb 25 2008 14:15:00

A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia's Sumatra Island early Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey's Web site reported.

Strong quake shakes Indonesiaupdated: Wed Jan 30 2008 04:20:00

A strong earthquake shook a group of islands in Indonesia Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Quake shakes New Zealand coastupdated: Thu Dec 20 2007 17:48:00

A New Zealand businessman describes damage caused by powerful earthquake off North Island.

Indonesia still shaking 3 days onupdated: Fri Sep 14 2007 14:23:00

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 struck off the southwestern coast of Sumatra Friday in the same area shaken by a major 8.4-magnitude temblor that killed 13 people earlier in the week.

Time.com: Are We Ready for Another Tsunami? updated: Thu Sep 13 2007 05:15:00

Powerful quakes in Indonesia recall the 2004 tragedy and prompt worries over whether we're prepared for the next one

Tsunami fears persistupdated: Wed Sep 12 2007 23:54:00

Craig Redmond, Indonesia director of Mercy Corps, updates the situation for residents after a powerful earthquake.

New quake rattles Indonesiaupdated: Wed Sep 12 2007 23:54:00

People on the Indonesian island of Sumatra were jolted Thursday by a powerful tremor that prompted the Indonesian government to issue another tsunami warning.

Time.com: 7 Dead in Indonesia Quake, Tsunamiupdated: Wed Sep 12 2007 08:00:00

A massive earthquake shook Indonesia on Wednesday, killing seven people, injuring 100 and triggering a small tsunami that hit one city on the island of Sumatra

Powerful quake strikes Indonesiaupdated: Thu Aug 09 2007 01:37:00

A powerful earthquake shook buildings and caused panic on the densely-populated Indonesian island of Java, but there have been no reports of injuries and no tsunami alert.

Time.com: Powerful Quake Shakes Indonesiaupdated: Wed Aug 08 2007 15:00:00

A powerful earthquake under the Java Sea shook Indonesia's capital early Thursday, violently shaking tall buildings and sending panicked residents into the streets

Tsunami warnings for Pacific after quakeupdated: Sun Apr 01 2007 18:48:00

Two large back-to-back earthquakes centered in the region of the Solomon Islands triggered a tsunami warning Sunday for a huge part of the Pacific including Australia and Indonesia.

Tsunami fears ease hours after strong quakeupdated: Sat Jan 13 2007 00:07:00

Tsunami alerts issued for the Pacific Basin due to a massive underwater earthquake were lifted hours later Saturday when only minor surges resulted.

Quakes strike off Taiwan; tsunami appears unlikelyupdated: Tue Dec 26 2006 11:16:00

Two earthquakes struck off the southwest coast of Taiwan on Tuesday, the second anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami disaster that left more than 200,000 dead.

The day in numbers: 40updated: Thu Nov 16 2006 04:56:00

Waves of no higher than 40 centimeters washed up on some eastern Pacific coastal areas of Japan, less than a quarter of the size predicted by Japan's Meteorological Agency and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

Tsunami alerts lifted after quakeupdated: Wed Nov 15 2006 07:44:00

Tsunami alerts issued after an 8.1-magnitude earthquake struck near Japan's northern coast have been lifted, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

Strong quake hits near Vanuatu updated: Mon Aug 07 2006 19:28:00

A 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck in the South Pacific near the island nation of Vanuatu Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Strong earthquake rattles Indonesian capitalupdated: Wed Jul 19 2006 07:15:00

A strong earthquake has rattled the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, just days after a major quake triggered a deadly tsunami in the region.

Indonesia quake toll surpasses 100updated: Mon Jul 17 2006 05:29:00

A major earthquake off the coast of Java and a tsunami that followed has killed at least 155 people, according to Red Cross officials.

Tsunami warnings lifted after massive quake off Tongaupdated: Wed May 03 2006 12:28:00

All tsunami warnings issued after a major quake in the southern Pacific Ocean have been canceled, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

How safe is the Indian Ocean now?updated: Sat Jun 25 2005 21:32:00

On 17 March 2005, 81 days after a massive tsunami swept away a great swathe of humanity in nations bordering the Indian Ocean, scientists from Ireland's University of Ulster predicted a quake would soon rattle fault lines near Indonesia.

Survivors use hands in rescue digupdated: Tue Mar 29 2005 03:02:00

Survivors of the great earthquake that struck off Sumatra have used their hands to dig through rubble while searching for loved ones on the hard-hit Indonesian island of Nias.

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