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Major tsunami struck southern China in 1076: scientists

The research team first found evidence of a destructive historical wave on Dongdao Island, located in the middle of the South China Sea, in 2013

Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll tops 280

Hundreds of buildings were destroyed by the wave, which hit the coast of southern Sumatra and the western tip of Java around 9:30 pm on Saturday

‘Volcano’ tsunami kills at least 168 in Indonesia

Search and rescue teams were scouring rubble for survivors, with 168 confirmed dead, 745 people injured and 30 reported missing

Time running out for survivors as Indonesia toll tops 1 400

Authorities set a tentative deadline of Friday to find anyone still trapped under rubble

Solomon Islands earthquake leaves at least 5 dead

A powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake has set off a tsunami that has killed at least five people in a remote part of the Solomon Islands.

Tsunami and suicides take toll on longevity in Japan

The massive loss of life in last year's tsunami disaster in Japan has trimmed the average life expectancy of the country's women.

Thai minister cancels tsunami warning

Thailand has cancelled a tsunami warning in six of its Andaman coast provinces issued after a huge earthquake struck of the coast of Indonesia.

Sumatra quake prompts tsunami alert for SA

A tsunami alert has been issued for the entire Indian ocean region after a quake near Sumatra -- but whether a giant wave is on the way isn't known.

Strong 6.6 earthquake rattles Solomon Islands

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake has struck the Santa Cruz islands, part of the Pacific's Solomons group -- but there is no threat of a tsunami.

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