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NOAA tsunami website faltered Tuesday while Hawaii faced a potentially ‘destructive’ threat

The tsunami.gov portal gave confusing information just as a potential tsunami was barreling toward Hawaii on Tuesday night.

kuril islands - The Washington Post
7:57am PDT - March 25th, 2020

Hawaii tsunami watch lifted after 7.5-magnitude earthquake hits northern Pacific

Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre cancels warning after sea level readings confirm no tsunami threat imminent but residents on Kuril Islands remain under alert

kuril islands - Independent
3:08am PDT - March 25th, 2020

Russia lifts tsunami warning after 7.5-magnitude quake off Kuril Islands

Russian authorities lifted a tsunami warning in the Pacific far east on Wednesday after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the Kuril Islands, RIA Novosti reported.

kuril islands - RT
3:03am PDT - March 25th, 2020

Major Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake Hits Off Russia's Kuril Islands

Following the quake, tsunami warnings were issued but these were subsequently retracted.

kuril islands - Newsweek
2:37am PDT - March 25th, 2020

Tsunami warnings after magnitude 7.8 quake off Russia's Kuril islands

An earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck offshore 218 kilometres south-southeast of Severo in Russia's Kuril Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said on Tuesday.

kuril islands - Reuters
10:00pm PDT - March 24th, 2020

Tsunami warnings after magnitude 7.8 quake strikes near Russia's Kuril islands

U.S. authorities put out tsunami warnings on Wednesday after an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck off Russia's Kuril Islands, but meteorological officials in Japan issued no alerts, although they

kuril islands - The Hindu
9:39pm PDT - March 24th, 2020

Quake off Russia's far east islands prompts tsunami warning

It said earthquakes of this strength in the past have caused tsunamis far from the epicenter, and the U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center was analyzing the event to determine the level of danger.

kuril islands - The Times of India
9:33pm PDT - March 24th, 2020

Quake in north Pacific prompts tsunami watch for Hawaii

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck in the northern Pacific on Wednesday and a tsunami warning was issued for the closest shores on Russia's far eastern Kuril Islands.

kuril islands - The Times of India
9:33pm PDT - March 24th, 2020

Evacuation underway on Paramushir island in Russia’s Kurils after 7.2. quake prompts tsunami alert

Residents of Severo-Kuril'sk, a small town with a population of just over 2,500 on the northern end of the Kuril Islands, are being evacuated to safety after a strong quake prompted fears of a tsunami. Read Full Article at RT.com

kuril islands - RT
9:32pm PDT - March 24th, 2020

Quake off Russia’s far east islands prompts tsunami warning but no threat to B.C.: officials

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake that struck near Russia's far eastern Kuril Islands on Wednesday triggered a tsunami warning for the closest shores but did not pose a threat to British Columbia, according to B.C. emergency officials.

kuril islands - Google News (Canada)
9:20pm PDT - March 24th, 2020

Tsunami warnings after magnitude 7.8 quake off Russia's Kuril islands

U.S. authorities put out tsunami warnings on Wednesday after an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck off Russia's Kuril Islands, but meteorological officials in Japan issued no alerts, although they said there might be slight tidal changes.

kuril islands - Reuters
8:58pm PDT - March 24th, 2020

Tsunami warnings after magnitude 7.8 quake off Russia's Kuril islands

U.S. authorities put out tsunami warnings on Wednesday after an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck off Russia's Kuril Islands, but meteorological officials in Japan issued no alerts, although they said there might be slight tidal changes.

kuril islands - Reuters
8:57pm PDT - March 24th, 2020

Quake off Russia's far east islands prompts tsunami warning

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Russia's far eastern Kuril Islands and a tsunami warning was issued for the closest shores

kuril islands - ABC News
8:51pm PDT - March 24th, 2020

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Russia's far eastern Kuril Islands; tsunami warning issued for the closest shores

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Russia's far eastern Kuril Islands; tsunami warning issued for the closest shores

kuril islands - ABC News
8:48pm PDT - March 24th, 2020

Tsunami watch in Hawaii after 7.5 magnitude quake in Pacific Ocean

Hawaii was placed under a brief tsunami watch Tuesday night after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the Pacific Ocean’s Kuril Islands.

kuril islands - Fox News
8:45pm PDT - March 24th, 2020

Magnitude 7.8 quake strikes off Russia's Kuril Islands: USGS

An earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck offshore 218 kilometers south-southeast of Severo in Russia's Kuril Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said on Tuesday.

kuril islands - Reuters
8:17pm PDT - March 24th, 2020

7.5 magnitude earthquake rocks Russia’s Far East – USGS

A powerful 7.5 magnitude tremor has slammed Russia’s Far East region, striking off the Kuril Islands, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported. Read Full Article at RT.com

kuril islands - RT
8:17pm PDT - March 24th, 2020

Putin's constitutional changes: Proposals include ban on same-sex marriage & special place for God

Vladimir Putin stunned Russians in January when he began the countdown to his departure from the Kremlin by proposing changes to Russia's 1993 constitution. Adding to the drama, Prime Minister Medvedev resigned on the same day. Read Full Article at RT.com

kuril islands - RT
8:20am PST - March 3rd, 2020

Russia freezes bank accounts of opposition leader Nalavny — and the rest of his family, including 11-year-old son

Alexei Navalny, Russia’s most prominent critic of Vladi�mir Putin, is under attack. And so is his family.

kuril islands - The Washington Post
8:03am PST - March 3rd, 2020

Russia's Putin wants traditional marriage and God in constitution

Russia's revised basic law would define marriage as a heterosexual union and include faith in God.

kuril islands - BBC News
2:46am PST - March 3rd, 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin proposes to enshrine God, heterosexual marriage in constitution

Ahead of a second and key reading set for next week, Putin submitted 24 pages worth of new proposals, said State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin. The amendments enshrine the mention of Russians' "faith in God" and also stipulate that marriage is a heterosexua…

kuril islands - The Times of India
10:28am PST - March 2nd, 2020