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Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes near Kuril Islands – US Seismologists

Moscow, A magnitude 5.2 earthquake has been registered in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of the Kuril Islands, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The tremor was registered at 17:39 GMT 160 kilometers (99 miles) south of the Russian city of Severo-Kurilsk, with the epicenter located at a depth of 35 kilometers. There have …

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Number of injured in Greater Tokyo area earthquake rises to 52: Reports

Tokyo, The number of people injured as a result of a powerful earthquake in Japan’s Greater Tokyo Area has grown to 52, media reported. Twelve people were injured in Tokyo, 11 in Saitama, 14 in Chiba and Kanagawa each, and one person in Ibaraki, according to the NHK broadcaster. Earlier reports said about 32 people …

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Six killed, 2 missing in flooding in Thailand

Bangkok, Flooding triggered by tropical storm Dianmu has affected nearly half of Thailand’s provinces, leaving at least six people dead and two others missing, the country’s disaster control authorities said Tuesday. Downpours have led to flooding in 30 provinces in central, northern and northeastern Thailand, affecting more than 70,000 households, the Department of Disaster Prevention …

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Two people dead, three injured as result of earthquake in Southwestern China: Reports

Moscow, At least two people have died and three more have been injured as a result of a 6.0 magnitude earthquake in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan, the CGTN broadcaster reported on Thursday. According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, the earthquake was registered at 20:33 GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was located at …

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Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes off Japan’s Ibaraki Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued

Tokyo, An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 struck off Japan’s Ibaraki Prefecture on Tuesday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA). The quake occurred at around 7:46 a.m. local time, with its epicenter at 32.2 degrees north latitude and 138.2 degrees east longitude, and at a depth of 450 km. The quake logged 3 …

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Flood that disrupted oxygen supply killed 17 in Mexican COVID-19 hospital – President

Mexico City, Seventeen people died after a flood blacked out a COVID-19 hospital in the central Mexican state of Hidalgo and disrupted oxygen supply there, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said. “I am very saddened by the death of 17 patients at the IMSS hospital due to the Tula River flood in Hidalgo. There has …

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Death toll from floods in Western Venezuela increases to 20: Official

Buenos Aires, The number of people who lost their lives to floods and landslides in the western Venezuelan state of Merida has risen to 20, Jehyson Guzman, a presidential representative authorized to monitor the situation, said. Previous reports indicated that at least 13 people were killed in floods triggered by heavy rains. “Today, it became …

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3 women died, one unconscious due to lightning accompanied by torrential rain

Sahibganj: In Sakhi Garden village of Rajmahal block, three women were killed, out of which one is in critical condition. According to the information, at around two o’clock on Tuesday afternoon, four women, Kuti Devi, age 35, husband Kirtanaya Mahto, Bedon Devi age 47, husband Sokin Mahato, Karuna Devi, 45 years, husband Shripat Mahto and …

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