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Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes off Ecuador coast 20.4.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes off Ecuador coast
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Another quake, magnitude 6.2, strikes off Ecuador coast 20.4.2016 DNA: India
A 6.2 earthquake shook the coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, just days after a bigger quake-battered the area and killed nearly 500 people in a blow to the country's already fragile economy. The latest earthquake hit 70 km (44 miles) off the Pacific coast town Esmeraldas at a depth of 10 km, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. That was not far from the epicenter of Saturday's 7.8 magnitude quake. Witnesses in the zone said two strong tremors of about 30 seconds each were felt in the early hours in Cojimies, down the coast from the weekend earthquake. People woke up and rushed into the street. No tsunami warning was issued. The quake was not felt in the highland capital of Quito, and there were no immediate reports of major damage. Ecuador's Geophysical Institute said a 6.2 magnitude earthquake at 3.33 local time (0833 GMT) was followed by a series of aftershocks. The US Geological Survey (USGS) put the magnitude at 6.1. Saturday's quake killed 480 people, left another 107 missing, and injured more than ...
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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes off Ecuador coast: USGS 20.4.2016 All International Stories
Just days after the South American country was devastated by a deadly 7.8-magnitude quake.
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Japan quake rattles markets as factories shut; survivors queue for food | Reuters 19.4.2016 FirstPost: World

TOKYO The Japanese share market fell more than 3 percent on Monday after a series of earthquakes measuring up to 7.3 magnitude struck a southern manufacturing hub, killing at least 42 people and forcing major companies to close factories. About 30,000 rescue workers were scouring the rubble for survivors and handing out food to those unable to return to their homes following the quakes which struck Kyushu island from Thursday. The biggest hit near Kumamoto city early on Saturday.

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Japan quake death toll rises as economic impact expands 18.4.2016 News
May sway Abe to boost spending, delay tax hike
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Japan battles to care for 100,000 evacuees after quake 18.4.2016 Zee News : World
The twin quake disaster comes at a particularly sensitive for Abe, just months ahead of elections for the upper house of parliament.
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Japan earthquake rattles markets as factories shut; survivors queue for food 18.4.2016 Zee News : World
The Japanese share market fell more than 3 percent on Monday after a series of earthquakes measuring up to 7.3 magnitude struck a southern manufacturing hub, killing at least 42 people and forcing major companies to close factories.
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Ecuador quake toll rises to 272 18.4.2016 New Kerala: World News
Quito, April 18 : The toll in the deadly 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Ecuador on Saturday evening has risen to 272 on Monday, with authorities stepping up relief efforts and activating all resources to cope with the disaster.
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Ecuador quake toll rises to 272 18.4.2016 Cinema-Showbiz
The toll in the deadly 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Ecuador on Saturday evening has risen to 272 on Monday, with authorities stepping up relief efforts and activating all resources to cope with the disaster.
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Ecuador quake toll rises to 246, heighten relief efforts 18.4.2016 All News-IANS Stories
The toll in the deadly 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Ecuador on Saturday evening, rose to 246 on Monday, with authorities heightening relief efforts and activating all resources to cope with the disaster.
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Ecuador quake toll rises to 246, heighten relief efforts 18.4.2016 Moneylife
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Ecuador earthquake toll rises to 246 18.4.2016 New Kerala: World News
Quito, Ecuador, Apr 17 : As a strong earthquake rocked western Ecuador on Saturday, the death toll has touched 246, reports said on Monday.
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Kerala wants fireworks tragedy termed calamity 18.4.2016 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
Loss estimated at Rs. 118 crore.
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Japan rescuers search quake rubble for survivors as manufacturers count cost | Reuters 17.4.2016 FirstPost: India

TOKYO Japanese rescue teams on Sunday scoured the splintered remains of buildings destroyed by a series of deadly earthquakes in southern Japan as time ran out for finding survivors and as major Japanese manufacturers face production losses from supply chain disruptions. A 7.3 magnitude tremor struck early on Saturday, killing at least 32 people, injuring about a thousand and causing widespread damage to houses, roads and bridges, with at least one mountain highway severed in two, concrete tumbling into the valley below. In the village of Minamiaso, 11 people were "out of contact", said public broadcaster NHK.

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Ecuador earthquake toll touches 233 17.4.2016 New Kerala: India News
Quito, Ecuador, Apr 17 : The death toll in the earthquake which rocked western Ecuador on Saturday touched 233 on Sunday, officials said.
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Ecuador earthquake: 77 killed and 578 injured after 7.8-magnitude quake 17.4.2016 FirstPost: World

A powerful, 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook Ecuador's central coast on Saturday, killing at least 28 people and spreading panic hundreds of kilometres (miles) away as it collapsed homes and buckled a major overpass

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Dozens Buried Alive by Second Kyushu Earthquake 17.4.2016 newindianexpress.com
Some of those pulled from the rubble spoke of the horrifying moments when they found themselves trapped.
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Second deadly earthquake hits Japan; auto, electronics factories affected 16.4.2016 News
At least 25 killed in latest shock, over a thousand injured; no damage to nuclear power plants reported
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Second deadly quake hits southern Japan, rescuers race against time 16.4.2016 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Tokyo A powerful 7 point 3 magnitude earthquake struck southern Japan today, killing at... more »
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7.3 magnitude quake jolts Japan, dead toll fear to rise 16.4.2016 New Kerala: World News
Tokyo, Apr. 16 : At least 15-19 people were killed and several others injured or feared buried in the building collapses and landslides as 7.3 magnitude earthquake at the wee hours of Saturday morning shook Japan's Kumamoto on Kyushu island, just over a day after a quake killed nine others in the same region.
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