Earthquakes around the world


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There was an earthquake near Andorra a few days ago. It was described as the strongest earthquake of this century for the region with 4.5 in the scale of Richter. Not a big one, but the region has been relatively calm during the past century or so.



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Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake Rocks Hawaiian Islands - USGS

The epicentre of the tremor was located about 15 miles (24 kilometres) southwest of the city of Kailua-Kona at a depth of 10 miles (16 kilometres).

According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), a 5.3-magnitude quake has occurred near the Big Island of Hawaii. However, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre of the National Weather Service has noted there is no tsunami danger.

At the moment, no victims or major damage have been reported, the quake, however, was felt by many people in the area.



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Strong Earthquake Hits Taiwan, Subway Services in Taipei Suspended

According to a local central weather bureau, Taipei area has been rocked by some 4-magnitude quake. There have been no immediate reports of casualties or damage to the buildings so far.

According to the US Geological Survey, a strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake has rocked eastern Taiwan. A 6.1-magnitude quake was registered in the Hualien County on the eastern coast of Taiwan, the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) said on Thursday.

All subway services have been temporarily suspended in Taipei due to the earthquake, local media reported. The quake measures 4 magnitude in the Taipei.

The seismological activity took place at about 1 p.m. local time (05:00 GMT) at the depth of about 50 kilometers (31 miles).
There have been no immediate reports of damage or injuries as a result of the quake.

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