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Magnitude 7.7 quake hits between Cuba and Jamaica, but no injuries

Magnitude 7.7 quake hits between Cuba and Jamaica, but no injuries

HAVANA — A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck in the Caribbean Sea between Jamaica and eastern Cuba on Tuesday, shaking a vast area from Mexico to Florida and beyond, but there were no reports of casualties or heavy damage.

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TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 29 January 2020 8:00 A.M.

TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 29 January 2020 8:00 A.M.

Activity in the Main Crater in the past 24 hours has been characterized by moderate to voluminous emission of white to dirty white steam-laden plumes 600 - 800 meters tall that drifted northeast. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission was measured at an average of 64 tonnes/day.

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US military plane crashes in Afghanistan

US military plane crashes in Afghanistan

An investigation is underway to determine what caused a US military aircraft to crash in Afghanistan's Ghazni province Monday, a spokesperson for US Forces in Afghanistan confirmed, adding that there is "no indication" the plane was downed by enemy fire.

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Duque: No confirmed case of nCoV but 11 'patients under investigation'

Duque: No confirmed case of nCoV but 11 'patients under investigation'

MANILA, Philippines — The government is closely monitoring eleven persons who have travel history in Wuhan, China and are showing symptoms linked to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Health Secretary Francisco Duque said Monday.

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14 under probe for suspected coronavirus in PH

14 under probe for suspected coronavirus in PH

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 27)— Fourteen people are under investigation for suspected infection of the novel coronavirus.

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TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 28 January 2020 8:00 A.M.

TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 28 January 2020 8:00 A.M.

Activity in the Main Crater in the past 24 hours has been characterized by weak to voluminous emission of white to dirty white steam-laden plumes 100 - 800 meters tall that drifted southwest. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission was below instrumental detection.

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Taal Volcano’s status lowered to Alert Level 3

Taal Volcano’s status lowered to Alert Level 3

The alert on Taal Volcano has been downgraded to Alert Level 3, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said Sunday.

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Hopes fade for those trapped as Turkey quake toll rises

Hopes fade for those trapped as Turkey quake toll rises

ELAZIG, Turkey — Hopes faded Sunday of finding more survivors from a powerful earthquake in eastern Turkey as more bodies were pulled from the rubble and the death toll climbed to 35.

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TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 27 January 2020 8:00 A.M.

TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 27 January 2020 8:00 A.M.

Activity in the Main Crater in the past 24 hours has been characterized by weak to moderate emission of white steam-laden plumes 50 to 800 meters high that drifted northeast. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission was measured at an average of 87 tonnes/day. The Taal Volcano Network recorded one hundred seventy (170) volcanic earthquakes including four (4) low-frequency earthquakes.

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TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 25 January 2020 8:00 A.M.

TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 25 January 2020 8:00 A.M.

Activity in the Main Crater in the past 24 hours has been characterized by weak to moderate emission of white steam-laden plumes 100 to 800 meters high from the Main Crater that drifted southwest. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission was measured at an average of 409 tonnes/day.

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PH preps for China virus: Question of when, not if

PH preps for China virus: Question of when, not if

Top health officials believe the new coronavirus that has already killed at least 17 people will continue to spread outside of China and they are preparing to contain it once it strikes the Philippines.

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TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 24 January 2020 8:00 A.M.

TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 24 January 2020 8:00 A.M.

Activity in the Main Crater in the past 24 hours has been characterized by weak to moderate emission of white steam-laden plumes 50 to 500 meters high from the Main Crater that drifted southwest. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission was measured at an average of 224 tonnes/day.

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TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 23 January 2020 8:00 A.M.

TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 23 January 2020 8:00 A.M.

Activity in the Main Crater in the past 24 hours has been characterized by weak to moderate emission of white steam-laden plumes 50 to 500 meters high from the Main Crater that drifted southwest. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission was measured at an average of 141 tonnes/day.

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2 Taal evacuees die of health problems

2 Taal evacuees die of health problems

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Philippines — Two women staying at evacuation centers in San Pascual, Batangas for Taal Volcano victims have died of health problems in the past two days.

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Coronavirus explained: What you need to know

Coronavirus explained: What you need to know

(CNN) — A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected more than 200 people since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December. Scientist Leo Poon, who first decoded the virus, thinks it likely started in an animal and spread to humans.

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TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 22 January 2020 8:00 A.M.

TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 22 January 2020 8:00 A.M.

Activity in the Main Crater in the past 24 hours has been characterized by weak emission of white steam-laden plumes 50 to 500 meters high from the Main Crater that drifted southwest. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission was measured at an average of 153 tonnes/day.

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DOH monitoring boy from China who tested positive for unidentified coronavirus

DOH monitoring boy from China who tested positive for unidentified coronavirus

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 21) – The Department of Health is investigating the case of a five-year-old boy from Wuhan City, China who tested positive for a still unidentified strain of coronavirus amid an outbreak of a mysterious illness in the world's most populous country.

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TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 21 January 2020 8:00 A.M.

TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 21 January 2020 8:00 A.M.

Activity in the Main Crater in the past 24 hours has been characterized by weak steam emission that generated ash plumes 500-600 meters tall and dispersed ash southwest of the main Crater. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission was measured at an average of 344 tonnes/day.

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Magnitude 4.6 quake hits Mabini, Batangas

Magnitude 4.6 quake hits Mabini, Batangas

A magnitude 4.6 quake rocked Batangas on Sunday night.

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TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 20 January 2020 8:00 A.M.

TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 20 January 2020 8:00 A.M.

Activity in the Main Crater in the past 24 hours has been characterized by steady steam emission and infrequent weak explosions that generated ash plumes 500 to 1000 meters tall and dispersed ash southwest of the Main Crater. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission was measured at an average of 4353 tonnes/day.

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