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23 January 2018 4:40 PM 'Get to higher ground': Massive earthquake off Alaska prompts tsunami warning

A magnitude 7.9 earthquake hit the Gulf of Alaska on Tuesday, prompting authorities to warn people in the area to move away from the coast in case it causes a tsunami. The tsunami warning was then cancelled hours after emergency sirens sounded in Kodiak, a town of 6100 people on Alaska's Kodiak Island, one of the closest settlements to the epicentre 150

10 October 2017 11:41 AM Tony Abbott argues climate change could be ‘beneficial’ as politics of insanity takes hold in Australia

THE former PM’s latest claim is a sign we are into the politics of insanity, where it’s cool to be crazy, crazy to be sane and reality is what you want it to be. GLOBAL warming is good for you, postal votes will kill you and the most trusted politician in Australia just spent a day chasing sheep through the streets of LA. Welcome to the politics of insanity 47

29 September 2017 9:55 AM Bali volcano belches steam, sulphur as more evacuees flee

IT’S meant to be a life saver for many of those stuck on Bali during a potential eruption, but there’s one big problem. Nyoman Kasna, a local Balinese official, is taking his role incredibly seriously. For him, this is quite literally a move that could determine life or death, as officials report the mighty Mount Agung is “inflated” and “swollen 180

9 September 2017 2:11 AM Mysterious bright lights lit up sky amid massive earthquake in Mexico

MEXICO: To everyone’s surprise, strange and unexplained flashes were seen amid a massive magnitude 8.1 earthquake in Mexico, on Thursday, that killed dozens of people, said the Independent. The flashes – which actually resembled lightning – lit up the sky after the tremor hit the city and elsewhere. The earthquake was the strongest to hit the country 221 1

8 September 2017 1:11 PM Mexico earthquake: Tsunami confirmed as capital hit by magnitude-8.1 quake, killing at least 32

A massive magnitude-8.1 earthquake has hit off Mexico's southern coast, toppling houses in Chiapas state, causing at least 32 deaths and setting off a tsunami warning, officials said. The quake was so strong that it caused buildings to sway violently in Mexico's capital more than 1,000 kilometres away. A number of buildings suffered severe damage in parts 48

8 September 2017 8:24 AM Mexico earthquake: Reports of extensive, widespread damage after magnitude 8 quake

THE first reports of deaths are emerging after a magnitude 8 earthquake collapsed buildings and triggered tsunami warnings. The monster earthquake was recorded off the coast of Chiapas, southern Mexico, at a depth of 69km about 3pm AEST. It was followed 30 minutes later by a magnitude 6 aftershock. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has spoken on national 69

8 September 2017 6:40 AM Mexico earthquake: Capital hit by magnitude-8.1 quake, tsunami with at least three confirmed dead

A magnitude-8.1 earthquake has struck off the southern coast of Mexico, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, shaking buildings as far away as Guatemala. Three people were killed in in San Cristobal, including two women who died when a house and a wall collapsed, Chiapas governor Manuel Velasco said. A tsunami is also confirmed in Mexico, the largest 31

11 August 2017 7:26 AM Magnitude-6.3 quake jolts Luzon

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 11) — A magnitude-6.3 earthquake shook Nasugbu town in Batangas and other areas in Luzon Friday afternoon. The earthquake struck an area off Nasugbu, around 100 kilometers away from Manila, at 1:28 p.m., the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. It said the quake was tectonic in origin 44

28 July 2017 5:34 AM Exclusive video from episode one of Australian Survivor shows a brutal challenge awaits the tribes

Australian Survivor Season 2 - Opening segment15:10 BIGGER game play, bigger challengers, and bigger personalities - that’s the mantra of the next series of Australian Survivor. Newscorp has exclusive access to the first 15 minutes of the first episode of Australian Survivor, which will premiere across Australia at 7.30pm Sunday night. The first challenge 67

20 July 2017 11:33 PM 6.7-magnitude quake strikes off Turkey

BODRUM: A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 struck off the southwestern Turkish coast on Friday (Jul 21), the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake, which struck at 1.31am (6.31am Singapore time), was located off the southwestern coastal city of Marmaris, the USGS said. It was close to the Turkish town of Bodrum and the Greek island of Kos in the Dodecanese 54