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March 2002
Earthquake Wire News


March 31, 2002

Earthquake felt on north side of Amarillo - Dallas Morning News

Weather Hampers Afghan Quake Aid - Washington Post

Deadly history of earthquakes - BBC

Rann of Kutch jolted with mild quake - Pakistan Frontier Post

Taiwan Earthquake News

Taiwan braces for more earthquakes - Singapore Strait Times

Earthquake hits Taiwan capital - Guardian, UK

Aftershocks hit Taiwan - BBC

Taiwan Earthquake Kills Five People - AP via Lycos News

Taiwan warned of aftershocks as quake kills five - Reuters

Temblor rattles Taipei's MRT, cripples cellphones - Taipei Times

Quake kills five as it rattles the nation - Taipei Times -

Scientists warn of aftershocks - Taipei Times

Taipei terrified by deadly quake - eTaiwanNews

Death falls at site of Taipei Financial Center - eTaiwanNews

Locals share moment of horror when tragedy hit - eTaiwanNews

Firefighters free 7 trapped in building - eTaiwanNews

Buildings, bridges cracked as powerful earthquake jolts Taiwan - Canada.com

Strong earthquake rocksTaiwan - BBC

Strong earthquake kills four in Taiwan and injures 222 - Reuters

Powerful quake hits Taiwan - CNN

Powerful Quake Kills Four in Taiwan - Washington Post

Powerful Earthquake Rattles Japan - Washington Post

Strong Quake Hits Taiwan; Buildings Collapse - Reuters

Buildings collapse in Taipei after quake - China Daily

Powerful Quake Kills Four in Taiwan - AP via Lycos News

Strong Quake Kills Four in Taiwan - Reuters via Lycos News

Japanese Tsunami Alert Canceled - AP via Lycos News

Strong Quake Hits Taiwan; Buildings Collapse - Reuters via Lycos News


March 30, 2002

Moderate quake shakes southern California - AP via CNN

Early morning M3.8 quake shakes San Diego County - Seismo-Watch

Quake Shakes Calif. Reservation - AP via The Guardian, UK

Magnitude-4.7 earthquake rattles Baja California - AP via Yahoo! News

Minor quake jolts Gujarat state - Reuters via Yahoo

Minor Quake in Rann of Kutch - Rediff

Project to Help Church Stand Up to More Quakes - LA Times

Afghanistan Earthquake News

South Korea to provide aide for Afghan earthquake victims - AP via Yahoo! News

US pledges assistance to earthquake victims - Pakistan Frontier Post

Aid Agencies Plan Afghan Rebuilding - AP via Lycos News


March 29, 2002

Earthquake Rocks Northern Chile - DisasterRelief.org

Was that really an earthquake we had? - East Bay Newspapers

Scientists probe 'sunken city,' civilization in Cuba - CNN

Quiet quakes beneath Puget Sound - San Francisco Chronicle

West Coast Earthquakes Ongoing, Scientists Discover - Science Daily

Feel that? If not, it may be a silent quake - Seattle Times

Afghanistan Earthquake News

Ukraine to help Afghan earthquake victims with humanitarian aid - KPNews.com

Rain, aftershocks hit Afghan quake aid - The Statesman, India

Rains threaten Afghan aid efforts - Itv UK

Mobile Medicine In Afghan Quake Zone - Guardian, UK

A report on Afghanistan's earthquake - IRNA Iran

Land Mines Hinder Quake Aid Effort - AP via LA Times

Army delivering Afghan quake relief - SJ Mercury

Hospital Set Up For Quake Victims - Guardian, UK

Plane carrying relief goods leaves for Kabul - Pakistan News Service

Aid pours into Afghan quake site - Toronto Globe And Mail

Pakistan despatches relief goods - APP via Pakistan Frontier Post

Rain, Mines and Aftershocks Slow Afghan Quake Aid - Rueters via Lycos News


March 28, 2002

Earthquake in India's Meghalaya - IRNA Iran

Afghanistan Earthquake News

Earthquake toll revised downwards - icWales

Afghan Earthquake Death Toll Believed To Be Less Than 1,000 - (Tampa Tribune

Aid Pouring Into Afghan Quake Site - AP via Lycos News

Turkey and Greece sign pipeline deal - BBC

Quake Hits Children Hardest - LA Times

Quake victims mourned - News Interactive Australia

Aid agencies say relief getting through to area devastated by ... - Canada.com

Relief supplies sent to Afghans - SJ Mercury

Aid Pouring Into Afghan Quake Site - Guardian, UK

Edhi give donation to Afghan quake affectees - Pakistan News Service

Karzai rushes to quake zone - Pakistan News Service

Search for buried quake-victims continues - Pakistan News Service

Nahrin survivors bury their dead - Gulf News

Afghan Day Of Mourning - Skynews UK

Quake Aid Sped to Afghans - Washington Post

Afghan quake is God's punishment: Al-Qaeda - Hindustan Times


March 27, 2002
See Seismo-Watch Special Earthquake report on the Afghanistan M6.0 earthquake

Earthquake rattles Baja California - SignOn San Diego

Minor earthquake rattles Mojave Desert - San Diego Union Tribune

Afghanistan Earthquake News

Afghan Earthquake Death Toll Is Reduced as Volunteers Search for Survivors - Bloomberg.com

Where the Earth makes war on itself Asias tectonic plates play bumper cars -- and people get hurt - (San Francisco Chronicle

Afghans Mourn Quake Dead, Survivors Stay Outside - Reuters

UN sharply lowers death toll from Afghan quakes - Stuff, New Zealand

Aid Workers Offer Relief to Afghan Quake Victims - Washington Post

Aftershock halts Afghan relief efforts - China Daily

Afghanistan at risk - International Herald Tribune

Aftershocks interfere with Afghan relief efforts - AP via Nando Times

Aftershocks hamper quake relief efforts - Ananova

Minor quake rattles Mojave Desert - AP via San Francisco Chronicle

In pictures: Afghan quake - BBC << Photos

Afghan Quake Rescuers Hindered - Washington Post

Afghan Quakes Deadly - Washington Post << maps

Afghan rescue work troubled by mines and tremors - New Scientist

Afghans Grieve - San Francisco Chronicle

Quake toll rises - News Interactive Australia

Quake rescue in danger - News Interactive Australia

Strong quake kills at least 1,800 in Afghanistan - Cox News

Toll in Thousands Feared as Quake Hits Afghan Town - NY Times via Yahoo!

Greek aid for Afghans after quake - International Herald Tribune

Afghanistan pleads for help as quake toll rises - Financial Times

Aftershocks kill more in Afghan quake zone - Toronto Globe And Mail

Aftershocks Jolt Afghan Villages - AP via Lycos News

Afghans Dig with Bare Hands for Quake Survivors - Reuters via Lycos News


March 26, 2002
See Seismo-Watch Special Earthquake report on the Afghanistan M6.0 earthquake

Afghan Quake Kills at Least 1,800 - AP via Netscape News

Agencies Aiding Earthquake Victims - Washington Post

Afghan quake rescuers face mine threat - Reuters - UK

Afghan quake leaves 2,000 dead and 30,000 homeless - Independent, UK

I felt the floor shake - CNN

Afghan Earthquake Death Toll Reaches 1,800; 20,000 People Without ... - Bloomberg

Afghan road from Kabul to quake site blocked - Reuters via Netscape News

U.N. Agencies Rush Supplies to Afghan Quake Zone - Reuters via Netscape News

Adviser: Afghanistan Must Rebuild - AP via Washington Post

Earthquake kills 1,200 in Pakistan and Afghanistan - International Herald Tribune

Afghan Quakes Devastate Region - Washington Post <<

Hindu Kush: High-risk quake zone - BBC <<

Quake kills up to 4 800 - Reuters via News24 South Africa

Strong Earthquake Strikes Afghanistan - Voice of America

Around 2,000 feared dead in Afghan earthquakes - Reuters Asia

Killer Quake Rocks Afghanistan More... - CBS

Afghan quake toll up to 4,800, UN says - Reuters via Toronto Globe And Mail

Earthquakes hit Afghanistan, 2,000 feared dead - AP via Netscape News

Afghan ex-king mourns for his quake-hit people - Reuters via Netscape News

Afghan Quake Kills at Least 1,800 - AP via Netscape News

Earthquakes Hit Afghanistan, 2,000 Dead - Minister - AP via Netscape News

Afghan Quake Toll Estimated at 1,200 - AP via Netscape News

Karzai Cancels Trip to Turkey After Afghan Quake - Reuters via Netscape News

Afghan Government: Over 1,500 Feared Dead in Quake - Reuters via Netscape News

Earthquakes Hit Afghanistan, Over 100 Reported Dead - Reuters via Netscape News

Bombs and Quakes - New York Times

Quake rocks Japanese islands - Hindustan Times


March 25, 2002

Southern Japan Hit by Small Tsunami - AP via Netscape News

M6.9 quake hits Okinawa region but no harm reported - AP via Netscape News

Japan issues emergency tsunami warning - Ananova

Japan Issues Tsunami Warning - AP via Netscape News

Strong quake hits Okinawa region - AP via Netscape News

Ministry to develop quake rescue robot - Daily Yomiuri Japan

Earthquake jolts northern Pakistan, Afghanistan - Hindustan Times

Quake Rattles Afghanistan, Pakistan - AP via Lycos News

Temblor rattles Afghanistan, Pakistan - AP via San Francisco Chronicle

Moderate Earthquake Jolts SW Japan - AP via Lycos News

Moderate earthquake shakes southwest Japan - AP via Nando Times

Moderate Earthquake Jolts Peru - Xinhua News Agency


March 24, 2002

Shakes sign of bigger quake - The West Australian Online


March 23, 2002

Earthquake hits WA - News Interactive Australia

Magnitude-3.4 quake shakes Big Bear City - (San Diego Union Tribune)

Scientists to have a blast in quake zone - (gomemphis.com)

Managing Earthquake Risk - (IRMI)

U of O: Oregonians Unprepared for Quakes - (AP via kgw.com)

Mild quake shakes Turkey's largest city - (Reuters via Netscape News)


March 22, 2002

Earthquake doesnt mean eruptions near - (The Bulletin)

Are We Ready For An Earthquake? - (Channel6000)

Scientific Discovery Provides Insight on Tsunamis - (DisasterRelief.org)


March 21, 2002

The Big One in L.A. Basin May Have Been an Orange County Event - LA Times

Officials want citizens to learn more about dealing with disasters - (Eldorado Times)


March 20, 2002

Earthquake awareness campaign set for schools and organizations - Herald and News

Bay Area woman returns from mission to Afghanistan - (San Jose Mercury News via Yahoo! News)


March 19, 2002

New Book Uncovers Secrets of 1906 Earthquake (KPIX via Yahoo! News)


March 18, 2002

Earthquakes Shake S. Calif. Coast - (AP via Yahoo! News) Mar. 18, 2002


March 17, 2002

Quake Rattles Ecuador's Coast, No Damage Reported - (AP via Netscape News)

Repairs to Begin on Quake-Damaged Sewers - (Los Angeles Times)

Moderate earthquake frightens Panamanians - (CNN Europe)

Light earthquake jolts Southern California coast - (BayArea.com)


March 16, 2002

M4.0 quake hits eastern Japan - (AP via Netscape News)

Tremor of 5.4 magnitude rocks Panama, no injuries - (AP via Netscape News)

Quake Hits Part of S. Calif. Coast - (AP via Netscape News)


March 15, 2002

Bush to dump nuclear waste in earthquake zone - (Independent.co.uk)


March 14, 2002

Catastrophe Losses Set at $34.4 Billion Last Year Says Swiss Re Study - (Insurance Journal)


March 13, 2002

Earthquake research on a big scale - (ONE News)

Small earthquake rattles region - (South East Missourian.com)


March 12, 2002

Earthquake northwest of Advance, Mo - (South East Missourian.com)

Arcadia shakes to quakes - (High Point Enterprise)

Quake Effects Submerge Chinese Towns - (AP via Yahoo! News)


March 10, 2002

School districts near fault face rocketing insurance premiums - (Columbia Daily Tribune)


March 9, 2002

Rising price of quake insurance costly for schools - (Jefferson City NewsTribune)

Rescuers ease floods in quake-hit Afghan village (Reuters via Netscape News)


March 8, 2002

Defense is Glade Centrals strength - (Sun-Sentinel.com)


March 7, 2002
See Seismo-Watch Special Earthquake report on the Philippines M7.2 earthquake

Worst over, Mindanao folk told after strong earthquake - (INQ7.net)

12 dead in Mindanao earthquake - (INQ7.net)

10 dead, 28,000 homeless in Philippines quake - (AP via Houston Chronicle)

Scientist disputes Kilauea slide danger - (Honolulu Advertiser)

Philippines quake toll rises - (BBC) (Photos)

Almost no hope for Afghan village quake victims - (Reuters via Netscape News)

Moderate Quake Shakes Central Turkey - (AP via Yahoo! News)

Philippine Quake Toll Rises to 15 - (Reuters via Yahoo! news)


March 6, 2002

4.8 Richter tremor in Thrace - (eKathimerini.com)

12 dead in Mindanao earthquake - (INQ7.net)

Small quake hits Stamford area - (The Dat.com)

Small quake shakes Stamford - (New Haven Register)

10 killed, 17 hurt in quake in southern Philippines - (AP via Netscape News)

10 Killed in Philippines Earthquake - (AP via Yahoo! News)

2 predawn quakes rattle northeastern Japan - (Reuters via Netscape News)

Karzai Visits Quake Site - (Reuters via Netscape News)

Quake Kills 11, Wrecks Buildings in Philippines - (Reuters via Netscape News)


March 5, 2002

Hope fades for finding survivors in Afghan quake - (Reuters via Netscape News)

Quake Kills 8, Wrecks Buildings in Philippines - (Reuters via Netscape News)

Earthquakes rattle Western Australia - (Reuters via Netscape News)

Quake Rattles South Philippines, at Least 3 Dead - (Reuters via Netscape News)

Strong Earthquake Rocks Philippines - (AP via Netscape News)

Earthquake Rocks Southern Philippines - (AP via Netscape News)

Intensity 7 earthquake rocks southern Philippines - (AP via Netscape News)

Earthquake Shakes Mindanao Island in Philippines (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

M4.6 quake hits western Japan - (AP via Netscape News)

Visualization center is giving scientists a heads-up on quakes - (San Diego Union Tribune)

Flooding Follows Afghan Earthquake - (AP via Yahoo! News)

Risk of Flooding After Afghan Quake - (AP via Yahoo! News) MAr. 5, 2002

Quake triggers landslide, flooding; at least 100 die - (AP via St. Petersburg Times)

Rescuers Step Up Efforts in Afghan Quake Village (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Quake risk for Afghan villagers - (CNN Europe)

Afghans battle flood after quake - (USA Today)

Relief gears up after Afghan quake - (BBC)

Rescuers step up efforts in Afghan quake village - (AlertNet)

Remote town was buried in Afghan quake - (Ap via Chicago Tribune)


March 4, 2002

At Least 100 Die in Afghan Quake (AP via Yahoo! News) )

At Least 100 Dead in Northern Afghan Quake (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Small quake rattles near California-Mexico border - (SignOn San Diego)

Afghan quake toll rises to 210 - (DAWN Group)

150 feared dead in Afghan quake - (CNN Europe)

150 Dead in Afghan Earthquake - (Xinhuanet)


March 3, 2002
See Seismo-Watch Special Earthquake report on the Afghanistan M7.3 earthquake

Earthquake Rattles Central, South Asia - (AP via Netscape News)

Big quake hits Afghanistan, at least five dead - (Reuters via Netscape News)

Earthquake Hits Central, South Asia - (AP via Netscape News)

Powerful Quake Hits Afghanistan; Five Dead - (Reuters via Netscape News)

Five Dead, 20 Injured in Strong Quake in Kabul - (Reuters via Netscape News)

Earthquake Rattles Parts of India - (AP via Netscape News)

Powerful Earthquake Jolts Pakistan and Afghanistan (Reuters via Netscape News)


March 2, 2002

State Farm Lost $5 Billion in 2001 as Claims Rose - (Daily Herald) Mar. 2. 2002

Earthquake hit Anna 65 years ago today - (sidneydailynews.com)

New tower at Sea-Tac to bump up budget - (SJC Online)

Washington Remembers a Year After Quake - American Red Cross)

Housing, artists studios planned for quake-damaged OK Hotel - (Eastside Business Journal)

M4.7 quake hits northeastern Japan, no tsunami - (AP via Netscape News)


March 1, 2002

Educational exhibits teach of The Big One - (Spokesman-Review.com)

Peninsula: Where were you a year ago today about 11 a.m.? (02-28-2002) - (Peninsula Daily News)


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