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2005-10-12 16:10:31

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A 5.6 magnitude earthquake hit Pakistan on Wednesday, 85 miles north of Islamabad, according to preliminary reports from the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake, which occurred at 1:23 a.m.

2005-09-15 15:46:43

By Catherine Bremer MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The devastating aftermath of Hurricane Katrina has stirred up memories of the earthquake that reduced parts of Mexico City to rubble 20 years ago, but the capital has armed itself for the next time disaster hits.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.