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7.6 Quake Strikes Off Philippines

Tsunami warning issued

(Newser) - A tsunami warning has been issued for segments of Indonesia and the Philippines, after a powerful earthquake struck off the latter country, reports CNN . The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology is urging residents near the coast to seek higher ground in the wake of the 7.6-magnitude quake, Reuters... More »

7.4 Quake Hits Off El Salvador

Tsunami alert issued, rescinded

(Newser) - A powerful 7.4-magnitude earthquake that struck last night off the coast of El Salvador triggered a tsunami alert that was soon rescinded, reports AP . There were no immediate reports of damage or injury from the quake or from a small tsunami that hit the El Salvador port of Acajutla... More »

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