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August 2003
Earthquake News Headlines

August 24, 2003
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USGS Conducts "Earthquake" Test - KRON 4, California 

New Zealand Earthquake News

Te Anau Shakes Again - Xtra News, New Zealand 

Quake Aftershocks In Fiordland - Xtra News, New Zealand 

Strong aftershocks keep Southlanders nervous - New Zealand Herald, New Zealand 

Small quake shakes Wellington - Stuff.co.nz, New Zealand

Te Anau Shakes Again - Xtra News, New Zealand

NZ capital shaken by small earthquake - ABC Online, Australia


August 23, 2003
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The Earth moved — somehow - Central Maine Daily Sentinel, ME 

Vancouver: facing huge quake? - Disaster News Network

Quake jolts central Iranian city - IranMania News, Iran

M3.3 quake jolts northern Miyagi - Japan Today, Japan

Moderate quake jolts Miyagi - Mainichi Shimbun, Japan

58pc people not aware of what to do in case of major earthquake - The Daily Star, Bangladesh

New Zealand Earthquake News

Aftershocks still rumble in Te Anau - The Age, Australia

Aftershocks still rumble after Te Anau quake - Stuff.co.nz, New Zealand 

Quake Aftershocks In Fiordland - Xtra News, New Zealand

1000 quake damage calls expected - NZ City, New Zealand

DOC workers left island at centre of quake yesterday - Stuff.co.nz, New Zealand 

'Frightening' quake biggest in 35 years - New Zealand Herald, New Zealand 

Quake starts clock chiming again after seven years' silence - Stuff.co.nz, New Zealand

House shook like `grass in the wind' - South Australia Advertiser, Australia 


August 22, 2003
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Earthquake felt in Yellowstone National Park - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle, MT 

Mild earthquake felt in Yellowstone - Billings Gazette, MT

Scientists install new sensors to monitor Mauna Loa activity - Honolulu Advertiser, HI 

New director brings experience, expertise - Springfield Sun, PA

More Relief Funds Sent to Earthquake-hit Areas in Inner Mongolia - People's Daily Online, China

EARTHQUAKE IN CHALKIDIKI - Macedonian Press Agency, Greece

Four feet from death in Greek earthquake - icNorthWales, UK

New Zealand Earthquake News

Quake strands primary children - Nzoom.com, New Zealand

NZ earthquake could have been worse: scientist - GoAsiaPacific.com, Asia

Earthquake hits NZ - Travelbiz.com, Australia


August 21, 2003
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Mild Earthquake Felt in Yellowstone Park - Aberdeen American News, SD 

Rare earthquake hits Wyoming - Washington Times, DC

Strong quake hits south Iran, no damage reported - Deepika, India

Traffic on earthquake-hit highway resumes in Tibet - EastDay.com, China

New Zealand Earthquake News

NZ scientists deny earthquake was felt in Australia - GoAsiaPacific.com, Asia

Earthquake rattles remote New Zealand - USA Today 

NZ earthquake felt in Australia - ABC Online, Australia 

Powerful earthquake hits southwest New Zealand - Reuters AlertNet, UK 


August 20, 2003
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Utah's high-tech liquor cabinet - Salt Lake Tribune, UT

DE Earthquake Goes Unnoticed by Residents - WPVI, PA 

Minor quake rattles Mount Whitney area - Sarasota Herald-Tribune, FL 

LEFKADA: STRONG AFTERSHOCK - Macedonian Press Agency, Greece

Quake victims given shelter - EastDay.com, China 


August 19, 2003
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"87000 quake victims in Mongolia provided shelter " - The Hindu, India

Sorrow Revisited on Earthquake Anniversary - Zaman, Turkey 

Istanbul Municipality Announces Istanbul Earthquake Master Plan - Zaman, Turkey

Death toll from China building collapse rises to 13 - GoAsiaPacific.com, Asia

More Earthquake Victims Properly Accommodated - People's Daily Online, Chin

5.2 quake jolts islands in Kagoshima - Japan Today, Japan 

Fairly strong earthquake hits Amami Islands - Mainichi Shimbun, Japan

Earthquake-hit Areas Need Tents Badly - People's Daily Online, China

Quake rocks Tibet - Phayul, Tibet


August 18, 2003
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Earthquake detected near Newark last week - UDaily, DE

Earthquake rattles area southeast of Nikolski - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, AK 

Earthquake Hits Eastern Tibet - People's Daily Online, China

M4.7 quake jolts Tokyo, vicinity - Japan Today, Japan 

Expert says earthquake relief should not depend on state organs - IRNA, Iran

How prepared are we for an earthquake? - The Daily Star, Bangladesh

Quake rocks Tibet - The Hindu, India

Moderate Earthquake Strikes Tokyo Region - Guardian, UK

Quake protection - Kathimerini, Greece 


August 17, 2003
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Minor quake is reported - Kennett Daily Dunklin Democrat, MO

Moderate Earthquake Strikes Tokyo Region - Guardian, UK

Rescuers help Chinese quake victims - The Age, Australia

Fourth Anniversary Of Massive Quake Disaster Of 1999 - Turkish Press, Turkey

KARAMANLIS VISITED THE ISLAND OF LEFKADA - Macedonian Press Agency, Greece

Greek isle honours Israeli quake rescuers - MSNBC

China Grants 10.8m Yuan to Quake-hit Inner Mongolia - People's Daily Online, China 

Quake levels thousands of homes - Guardian, UK

Worst quake in 700 years hits Inner Mongolia - Straits Times, Singapore 

3 Dead as Aftershocks Rattle northern China - People's Daily Online, China 

Mongolia Earthquake Leaves Thousands Homeless, 2 Dead - Baku Today, Azerbaijan 

China Earthquake Topples 7900 Homes , Kills Three - Reuters, UK


August 16, 2003
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4.0 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Missouri - Kansas City Star, MO

Earthquake shakes sleeping North Coast - Times-Standard, CA

Ocean temblor makes waves - Record-Searchlight, CA

Caltrans Officials Say $2.9 Billion Bay Bridge Eastern Span - Benicia News, CA

Quake jolts central Iranian city - IRNA, Iran

Strong quake jolts China - Irib, Iran 

Earthquake jolts northern China - SABC News, South Africa

Lefkada rides 6.4-Richter earthquake - Kathimerini, Greece


August 15, 2003
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Tsunami maps outline danger, safe zones - Times-Standard, CA

Magnitude-5.1 quake hits off Humboldt County coast - San Jose Mercury News, CA

Gorda Plate M 5.1 earthquake - Seismo-Watch

Panic as earthquake shakes Greek island - Independent Online, South Africa 

Scottish couple injured in Greek island earthquake - The Scotsman, UK

Scot tells of terror as quake hit Greece - The Glasgow Herald, UK


August 14, 2003
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Quake threat to Island, Vancouver more severe than thought - Vancouver Sun, Canada

New ways of tracking these killer waves may help save lives - Economist, UK

Quake shakesRangamati again - The New Nation, Bangladesh

Earthquake strikes Indonesia's North Maluku province - Viet Nam News Agency, Vietnam

Quake damages 200 houses - Borneo Bulletin, Brunei 

Greece Earthquake News

Earthquake strikes Ionian Sea island - swissinfo, Switzerland

AP phorto of wrecked house in Greece earthquake - Yahoo News

Earthquake shakes Greek island - BBC News, UK 

Britons hurt as earthquake hits holiday islands - Ananova, UK 

STRONG AFTERSHOCK FOLLOWS A STRONGER EARTHQUAKE - PVI-TV, ID

Powerful Quake Hits Greek Island; Tourists Flee - FOX News

Major earthquake the western Greek island ,Many injured - Sun Network, India

STRONG EARTHQUAKE IN LEFKADA - Macedonian Press Agency, Greece

Foreigners among more than 20 injured in Greek quake - Reuters AlertNet, UK

24 Hurt in Earthquake on Greek Islands - Guardian, UK

EARTHQUAKE ROCKS LEFKADA - Macedonian Press Agency, Greece

Earthquake hits Greek holiday island - Telegraph.co.uk, UK

STRONG EARTHQUAKE ROCKS THE IONIAN SEA ISLAND OF LEFKADA - Macedonian Press Agency, Greece

Undersea Quake Causes Injuries on Greek Island - Reuters, UK 

Ten injured in Greek earthquake - ITV, UK

Powerful Earthquake Hits Greek Islands - Guardian, UK 

Greece Reports Big Undersea Quake in Western Islands - Reuters, UK


August 13, 2003
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Columbia research examines mega earthquake threats - Science Blog

Milwaukie trench yields evidence of ancient quakes - Oregonian, OR

UNR moves to forefront of earthquake research with 3rd shake - KRNV, NV

Moderate Quake Hits Panama, No Injuries - Reuters, UK 

Quake hits central city of Tabas in Iran - Payvand, Iran 

Moderate earthquake rattles Panama; no injuries reported - San Francisco Chronicle, CA 

SPECIAL EVENTS TO HONOR THE 1953 EARTHQUAKE - Macedonian Press Agency, Greece

Linux supercomputer rocks them down under - VNUNet, UK

Quake rocks Indonesian isle - The Australian, Australia

Reno lab gains way to fake a quake - Seattle Times, WA

Quake hits central city of Tabas - IRNA, Iran

Bangladesh Braces for Unpredictable Big Quake - The New Nation, Banglades

100 homes damaged in 'quake - The Mercury, Australia


August 12, 2003
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Predicted quake could rate 9 on scale - Canada.com, Canada 

Earthquake jolts B'desh port city - Sify, India

Quake rocks Taiwan, no immediate reports of damage or casualties - Channel News Asia, Singapore

At Richter 5.31, Ctg jolted again - The Daily Star, Bangladesh

Experts differ on big quake signs - The Daily Star, Bangladesh

Japan to support Bangladesh in facing earthquakes - The Daily Star, Bangladesh

Quake's strength upgraded - Townsville Bulletin, Australia

Earthquake induced spills could endanger wildlife - Stuff.co.nz, New Zealand 

Super computer to help in quake prediction - ABC Online, Australia 

Las Vegas Earthquake Tests - KTNV, NV

TECTONICS Gravity Variations Can Help Predict Earthquake Behavior - SpaceDaily

Researchers First To Document Earth's Movement In Turkey - Science Daily 

Moderately strong quake hits northern Miyagi again - Mainichi Shimbun, Japan 

Tremors hit Bangladesh but no casualties reported - Reuters AlertNet, UK

Mild Tremors Jolt Southern Bangladesh - Atlanta Journal Constitution, GA 

Another quake jolts northern Japan - Arab Times, Middle East 

Quake hits northwestern Iran - IranMania News, Iran 

Moderate Quake Jolts Northwest Iran - Reuters, UK

M4.5 quake jolts northern Miyagi - Japan Today, Japan 

Quake rocks Taiwan - Philippines Daily News, Philippines

Quake gives north Qld a 'good shaking' - ABC Online, Australia

Offshore quake shakes North - Townsville Bulletin, Australia


August 11, 2003
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Utah Works to Make Capitol Quake-Proof - Newsday 

Officials urge county residents to prepare for 'big one' - Provo Daily Herald, UT 

Moderate quake hits Taiwan , no reports of damage - Reuters AlertNet, UK

Quake jolts western Iranian town - Irib, Iran 

World's largest river island faces extinction - Hindustan Times, India

Townsville awaits aftershocks after earthquake - ABC Online, Australia

Columbia Research Examines Mega Earthquake Threats - Science Daily


August 10, 2003
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Woman recalls horror of historic earthquake - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle, MT 

'Follow bldg code to minimise quake casualties' - The Daily Star, Bangladesh

Quake jolts western Iranian town - IRNA, Iran


August 9, 2003
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Quake fear still stalks people in Ctg zone - The Daily Star, Bangladesh 

M4.0 quake jolts northern Miyagi - Japan Today, Japan


August 8, 2003
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Columbia research examines mega earthquake threats - EurekAlert, DC 

NASA Mars Odyssey THEMIS Image: Craters and Grabens - Mars Today

California Announces New Earthquake Shelter System - The Watley Review

Quake jolts northwestern Iranian town - IRNA, Iran

Mysteries of a sunken city coming to light - NTV MSNBC, Turkey 

The Volcanic Eruption of Krakatoa - Atlantic Online

Tremor originated from Celebes Sea - Daily Express, Malaysia

Quake jolts northern Japan - NEWS.com.au, Australia 

Quake jolts Rangamati again - The New Nation, Bangladesh

Disaster Looms over Bangladesh Hills - OneWorld, UK


August 7, 2003
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ACT Appeal : Assistance to Earthquake survivors , China - Dayao ... - Reuters AlertNet, UK

Michigan men recall roles in developing, testing atomic bombs - MLive.com (subscription), MI 

Tremors rattle Rangamati again - The Daily Star, Bangladesh


August 6, 2003
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Planned Earthquake to Strike Valley - KLAS, NV

Petition against building nuclear fuel storage dismissed - San Jose Mercury News, CA 

Fear of quake heightens - The Daily Star, Bangladesh


August 5, 2003
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News in brief from Northern California - San Jose Mercury News, CA

Quake jolts Gujarat - The Hindu, India

Quake rattles Gujarat - Malayala Manorama, India 

Don't Go Near The Volcano - Forbe

Scientists seek divine help to fight quakes - Times of India, India 

Algeria says to seek justice for quake victims - Reuters AlertNet, UK

M3.6 quake jolts Miyagi Prefecture - Japan Today, Japan 


August 4, 2003
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Quakes ripple through US Geological Survey Web site - Raleigh News, NC

Volcano can't keep islanders down - Miami Herald, FL

Gravity variations predict earthquake behavior - Spaceflight Now, FL 

Strong quake rocks south Iran - CNN Asia, Asia 

Moderate earthquake shakes Taiwan - Deepika, India

Quake shakes southeastern Iran - IRNA, Iran


August 3, 2003
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Small earthquake shakes Northern California - Mercury News

Shaken, not stirred - Lynn North Shore Sunday, MA 

Algeria Says to Seek Justice for Quake Victims - Reuters, UK

Gravity Variations Predict Earthquake Behavior - Space Ref 

Big earthquake round the corner? - The Daily Star, Bangladesh

Fresh aftershock jolts Rangamati - The Daily Star, Bangladesh


August 2, 2003
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Sonic boom? Earthquake? Big bang theories abound - Charleston Post Courier, SC 

Greece extends helping hand for Bingol quake victims - Turks.US 

Minor tremor rattles south Iran - Irib, Iran 

Earthquake threat and preparedness - The New Nation, Bangladesh

3 quakes hit Rangamati in 8 hours - The New Nation, Bangladesh

Earthquake felt over much of southern North Island - New Zealand Herald, New Zealand 

Earthquake shakes central New Zealand Saturday - Star, Malaysia


August 1, 2003
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Tremor jolts Mehran - IRNA, Iran

Can astrologers predict future rumblings? - Independent Online, South Africa

Earthquake Web site becoming more popular in US - EastDay.com, China -

How old are the Hawaiian Islands? - Hawaiinews.com, HI

Two bodies recovered after earthquake hits Bangladesh hills - Borneo Bulletin, Brunei -

Mild tremor hits Orissa town - Orissa, India


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