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2006-10-17 09:35:00

Another massive earthquake could strike the Hawaiian isles at any time, but this weekend's 6.7 magnitude tremor does not signal an increase in ground-shaking activity, researchers said.

2006-08-27 20:40:00

By Simon Gardner PERALIYA, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - In a small room up a rickety staircase in a tsunami-damaged building on Sri Lanka's south coast, Roshan Waduthantri sits glued to an earthquake warning Web site and monitors cable TV channels.

2006-08-15 00:10:00

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia in the Banda sea area on Tuesday, an official at the national earthquake center said, but there were no reports of damage or a tsunami. "There was a quake in Banda sea at 10:05 a.m.

2006-07-19 10:32:39

By Ed Davies PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - An aftershock in Indonesia's tsunami-ravaged region and a new tremor off the southwestern Java coast sowed fear on Wednesday as the toll from Monday's disaster climbed to 550.

2006-07-19 08:14:43

By Ed Davies PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - An aftershock in Indonesia's tsunami-ravaged region and a new tremor off the southwestern Java coast sowed fear on Wednesday as the toll from Monday's disaster climbed to 550.

2006-07-18 07:20:21

By Heru Asprihanto PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - The death toll rose swiftly toward 300 on Tuesday after a strong undersea earthquake triggered a tsunami that smashed into fishing villages and resorts on Indonesia's Java island.

2006-07-18 05:55:00

The death toll rose swiftly over 300 on Tuesday after a strong undersea earthquake triggered a tsunami that smashed into fishing villages and resorts on Indonesia's Java island.

2006-07-18 03:28:40

By Heru Asprihanto PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - At least 256 people were killed after a tsunami smashed into fishing villages and resorts on Indonesia's Java island, following a strong undersea earthquake, a Red Cross official said on Tuesday.

2006-07-17 23:57:08

By Heru Asprihanto PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - At least 230 people were killed after a tsunami smashed into fishing villages and resorts on Indonesia's Java island, following a strong undersea earthquake, rescue officials said on Tuesday.

2006-07-17 16:14:59

By Heru Asprihanto PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - A tsunami triggered by a strong undersea earthquake off the coast of Indonesia's Java island on Monday killed 105 people, swept away buildings and damaged hundreds of fishing boats, officials and witnesses said.


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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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