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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A 4.1 magnitude earthquake hit about 42 miles northeast of Anegada in the British Virgin Islands on Friday morning. The earthquake, detected about 10:22 a.m. Friday, did not trigger a tsunami, however. Besides the BVI, minor shaking was also felt in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The

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SAN JUAN — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck off the southeast coast of the Dominican Republic this morning, rattling nearby Puerto Rico but with no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit at 9:33 a.m. today and was centered 19 miles south-southeast of

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SANTO DOMINGO — A “light magnitude” earthquake struck about 40 miles off the northeastern coast of the Dominican Republic just after noon on Wednesday. The quake registered 4.3 on the Richter Scale and occurred at a depth of about 7.45 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The USGS said

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola – The U.S. Virgin Islands and at least 11 other Caribbean countries were were unsettled by a magnitude 3.4 earthquake early on Sunday. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said that at 7:29 a.m. the tremor affected Anguilla, Antigua, the British Virgin Islands, Dominica, St. Martin, Sint

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LABUAN, Indonesia — Indonesian fisherman Yadi was at his seaside home on the west coast of Java island when he felt a light breeze picking up on Saturday night as hundreds of people milled about in nearby restaurants, enjoying barbecued fish. Then a surge of seawater swept up the beach,

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Originally listed at 5.9 magnitude, the quake hit at 3.56 p.m. on Sunday. It struck at a depth of 6.2 miles (10 km) and was centered 96km 60 miles (96 km) northeast of San Andres y Providencia, Colombia. There is no significant tsunami threat, the Atlantic Tsunami Warning Center says.

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A “minor” earthquake was recorded about 64 miles north of St. Thomas on Sunday afternoon. The quake, measuring 3.4 on the Richter Scale, happened about 1:31 p.m. on Sunday at a depth of 28 feet underground, the U.S. Geological Survey said. An

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A minor earthquake occurred about 14 miles southeast of St. Thomas early this morning, authorities said. The quake, measuring 3.4 on the Richter Scale, happened about 2:48 a.m. this morning at a depth of 84.5 miles, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] PAHOA, Hawaii — Residents near Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano faced warnings today that more lava-spewing fissures could open near their homes and that the volcano’s summit may be getting ready for an explosion that could scatter ash and debris for miles. Since Kilauea began erupting on

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck about 53 miles (85 kilometers) North of the British Virgin Islands this morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake happened at 11:13 a.m. today and took place about six miles underground. The 85 kilometers distance

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