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Feb 6, 2013 at 11:52 AM
A powerful earthquake off the Solomon Islands generated a tsunami of up to 5 feet that damaged dozens of homes and left at least four people missing and presumed dead in the South Pacific island chain.
Feb 5, 2013 at 5:50 PM
The U.S. Geological Survey says the 8.0-magnitude quake struck Wednesday 81 kilometers (50 miles) west of Lata, in the Solomon Islands, at a depth of 5.8 kilometers (3.6 miles.)
Jan 31, 2013 at 6:36 AM
A strong earthquake shook southeastern Alaska early Thursday, but there was no danger of a tsunami and no early reports of any damage, officials said.
Jan 29, 2013 at 8:09 PM
A magnitude 5.3 earthquake has been recorded about 170 miles off the southern Oregon coast. The National Weather Service's West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center said there was no danger of a tsunami from the Tuesday evening quake.
Jan 5, 2013 at 8:45 AM
A powerful earthquake sparked a tsunami warning for hundreds of miles of Alaskan and Canadian coastline, but the alert was canceled when no damaging waves were generated.
Nov 7, 2012 at 9:34 AM
A strong earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Guatemala Wednesday morning, rocking the capital and shaking buildings as far away as Mexico City and El Salvador. Guatemala's emergency management agency said on its Twitter account that it had...
Oct 27, 2012 at 9:31 PM
A Hawaii tsunami warning that spurred coastal evacuations statewide was downgraded to a tsunami advisory early Sunday, ending the threat of serious damage less than three hours after the first waves hit the islands.
Oct 27, 2012 at 9:25 PM
A magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck off the coast of western Canada on Saturday, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami advisory for Alaska, British Columbia, Oregon and California. There were no immediate reports of damage.
Aug 31, 2012 at 6:49 AM
A 7.6-magnitude quake struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines late Friday, killing at least one person in a house collapse, knocking out power in several towns and generating negligible tsunami surges.
Jul 6, 2012 at 9:46 PM
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake shook under the Pacific Ocean about 162 miles off Coos Bay on the Oregon Coast, according to the US Geological Survey.
Apr 11, 2012 at 6:09 AM
Two deadly tsunamis in the last decade - the most recent off Japan just one year ago - have left the world much better prepared. The only wave to hit Wednesday was less than 30 inches high, rolling to Indonesia's emptied coastline.
Apr 11, 2012 at 6:07 AM
Two massive earthquakes triggered back-to-back tsunami warnings for Indonesia on Wednesday, sending panicked residents fleeing to high ground in cars and on the backs of motorcycles.
Nov 23, 2011 at 12:43 PM
A strong earthquake struck Thursday morning near the Japan nuclear power plant hit by a powerful tsunami earlier this year. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
Jul 6, 2011 at 4:00 PM
A powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake rattled the remote Kermadec Islands in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. It triggered a small tsunami that had New Zealand bracing for high waves.
Jun 23, 2011 at 9:03 PM
The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a major earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.2 has been recorded in the Pacific Ocean off Alaska's remote Aleutian Islands.