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Tsunami watch for Hawaii lifted after north Pacific quake

Tsunami watch for Hawaii lifted after north Pacific quake

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck in the northern Pacific on Wednesday and forecasters said tsunami waves were possible for the nearest shores. A brief tsunami watch for Hawaii was canceled.

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Magnitude 7.7 earthquake strikes off the coast of Jamaica

Magnitude 7.7 earthquake strikes off the coast of Jamaica

A magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck Tuesday about 80 miles from Jamaica, striking in the Caribbean Sea between Jamaica and eastern Cuba, shaking a vast area from Mexico to Florida and beyond.

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New technology developed to improve forecasting of Earthquakes, Tsunamis

New technology developed to improve forecasting of Earthquakes, Tsunamis

Geoscientists have successfully developed and tested a new high-tech shallow water buoy that can detect the small movements and changes in the Earth’s seafloor that are often a precursor to deadly natural hazards.

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Fukushima: Japan will dump radioactive water into Pacific

Fukushima: Japan will dump radioactive water into Pacific

The operator of the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will have to dump huge quantities of contaminated water from the site directly into the Pacific Ocean, Japan’s environment minister has said – a move that would enrage local fishermen.

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New tsunami evidence along one of Earth’s largest faults, the Alaska-Aleutian megathrust

New tsunami evidence along one of Earth’s largest faults, the Alaska-Aleutian megathrust

Recent geological studies of a key section of the Aleutian Island chain of Alaska suggest Aleutian tsunamis may occur more frequently than previously understood.

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Q&A: Designing a better local tsunami warning system

Q&A: Designing a better local tsunami warning system

New research by scientists at Stanford Earth, describes a new method designed specifically for local early tsunami warnings. That means warning coastal residents that a tsunami wave generated 50 or 100 miles offshore is coming in the next 20 to 30 minutes.

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Residents urged to stay clear of beaches until Wednesday, Indonesia

Residents urged to stay clear of beaches until Wednesday, Indonesia

Central authorities have warned residents to temporarily halt activities along the beaches of the Sunda Strait, following what they called a volcanic earthquake on Anak Krakatau volcano that had triggered a tsunami in Banten and Lampung on Saturday night.

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At least 168 killed when tsunami hits beaches in Indonesia

At least 168 killed when tsunami hits beaches in Indonesia

A tsunami that hit Pandeglang, Serang and South Lampung, Indonesia, Saturday night, killed at least 168 people and injured at least 745.

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NASA Maps Indonesia Quake, Tsunami Damage

NASA Maps Indonesia Quake, Tsunami Damage

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake on Sept. 28 in northern Indonesia and the devastating tsunami that followed it killed more than 1,400 people and left a large trail of destruction. This map, produced by NASA’s Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis (ARIA) team, shows that damage.

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