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Strong earthquake hits the Gulf of Alaska, no damage

JUNEAU, ALASKA (BNO NEWS) -- A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck underneath the Gulf of Alaska on Monday morning, making it the area's strongest earthquake in more than a quarter of a century, seismologists and witnesses said. There were no reports [...]

Powerful quake off Guatemala kills 52, leaves others missing

CHAMPERICO, GUATEMALA (BNO NEWS) -- More than 50 people were killed Wednesday and nearly two dozen remain missing after a powerful earthquake struck off the Pacific Coast of Guatemala, authorities said on Thursday. Some 250,000 people have been [...]

Magnitude-5.1 earthquake hits northwestern Iran, injuring 50

VARZAGAN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake shook northwestern Iran Wednesday near the borders with Armenia and Azerbaijan, injuring at least 50 people, the semi-official Fars News Agency reported. It comes just three months after a larger [...]

6.6-magnitude earthquake strikes off Canada’s west coast, no damage

VANCOUVER, B.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck a largely unpopulated island off Canada's west coast on Monday evening, two days after a much larger earthquake triggered a small tsunami in the Pacific Ocean, seismologists said. No new [...]

UPDATE 5 — Powerful quake off Canada’s west coast triggers small tsunami

VANCOUVER, B.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful and shallow earthquake struck a largely unpopulated island off Canada's west coast on Saturday evening, generating a small tsunami which hit coastlines in British Columbia, Alaska, along the U.S. West [...]

UPDATE 4 — Small tsunami waves hit B.C., Alaska after 7.7 quake

VANCOUVER, B.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful and shallow earthquake struck the Queen Charlotte Islands of British Columbia on Saturday evening, generating small tsunami waves which hit coastlines in Canada and the U.S. state of Alaska, officials [...]

UPDATE 3 — Small tsunami recorded at sea after 7.7 quake off Canada

VANCOUVER (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful and shallow earthquake struck the Queen Charlotte Islands of British Columbia on Saturday evening, generating a small tsunami, seismologists and witnesses said. Tsunami warnings remain in effect for coastlines [...]

UPDATE 2 — 7.7-magnitude quake strikes Canadian island, tsunami warnings issued

VANCOUVER (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful and shallow earthquake struck the Queen Charlotte Islands of British Columbia on Saturday evening, seismologists and witnesses said, prompting a tsunami warning for coastlines in Canada and Alaska. It was not [...]

Strong earthquake strikes Pacific Ocean off Vanuatu, no damage

SOLA, VANUATU (BNO NEWS) -- A strong and shallow earthquake struck the Pacific Ocean near the island nation of Vanuatu on late Sunday morning, seismologists and witnesses said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. No [...]

Powerful earthquake hits southwestern Colombia, no casualties

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Colombia near the border with Ecuador on late Sunday morning, seismologists and witnesses said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. [...]