Earthquakes

A year after the devastating earthquake, Nepal's young are rebuilding their …
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The earthquake that struck Nepal in late April 2015 was horrifying in scale: nearly 9,000 killed and almost a million homes destroyed. A year on, rebuilding has barely begun and thousands are still homeless and in need of help. While many have had to …

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York-made water purifier used after Ecuador earthquake
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Richard Swindle, senior warranty, training and safety manager for International Water Company, LLC in York Township looks into a second generation Mobile Water Purification System. The company's water purifier is being used to help Ecuadorian …

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Huge tremors as earthquake hits southwest FRANCE
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A statement from Charente-Maritime police said: “A strong tremor was felt at 8.46am this morning. “According to the information we have received, this was caused by an earthquake of a 5.2 magnitude whose epicentre was between La Rochelle and Rochefort …

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Vanuatu tsunami threat over after big earthquake hits islands
www.telegraph.co.uk
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A major earthquake hit the Pacific nation of Vanuatu early on Friday, briefly prompting a tsunami warning that was cancelled after locals reported no significant damage. The United States Geological Survey said the 7.0-magnitude quake – originally …

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Magnitude 5.0 earthquake strikes Charente-Maritime area, southwestern France
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Writing on Twitter, Laurent Simon from Bordeaux said the earthquake was “a very small one,” but it was an “interesting feeling.” Sophie Thurlow mentioned that she woke up to her “room shaking." The epicenter of the quake was eight kilometers southeast …

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Ecuador taps IMF for aid after $3B earthquake
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Ecuador has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for aid after this month's massive earthquake killed hundreds of people and laid extra stress on the struggling economy. On Wednesday, an IMF official said it had received a request for a credit …

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