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M5.5 quake hits 154 km north of Ishigaki, Japan

A magnitude-5.5 earthquake hit 154 kilometers north of Ishigaki, Japan, at 0507 GMT on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.The epicenter, with a depth of 189.23 kilometers, was initially d

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5.1-magnitude quake hits 62 km west of Yonakuni, Japan: USGS

NEW YORK, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 jolted 62 km west of Yonakuni, Japan at 16:56:31 GMT on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.The epicenter, with a depth of 62.98

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5.1-magnitude quake hits 9 km SSW of Vahan, Armenia: USGS

NEW YORK, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 jolted 9 km SSW of Vahan, Armenia at 15:36:10 GMT on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km,

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5.2-magnitude quake hits 110 km NNE of Lobujya, Nepal -- USGS

HONG KONG, Feb. 2 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 jolted 110 km NNE of Lobujya, Nepal at 02:31:16 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.The epicenter, with a depth

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5.0-magnitude quake hits Mariana Islands region -- USGS

BEIJING, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 jolted Mariana Islands region at 05:11 GMT on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was in

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Former Huarong board chairman Lai Xiaomin executed for graft

TIANJIN, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- Lai Xiaomin, former board chairman of China Huarong Asset Management Co., Ltd., was executed Friday after being convicted of bribery, embezzlement, and bigamy.The executi

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5.2-magnitude quake hits 31 km ESE of Chitose, Japan -- USGS

HONG KONG, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 jolted 31 km ESE of Chitose, Japan at 05:06:53 GMT on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.The epicenter, with a depth of 12

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