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Tsunami quake 9.15 on scale

The devastating December 26 earthquake that rocked the Indian Ocean and unleashed a tsunami that killed nearly 300,000 people was even stronger than officials had believed.

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Earthquake jolts northeastern of Iran

An earthquake hit suburbs of Chenaran city in the northeastern province of Razavi Khorasan on Friday night. It was measuring 3.5 degrees on the Richter scale, according to IRNA.

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Ice Age Fossil Found in Peru

Builders have found the fossil of a giant armadillo--which lived up to 2 million years ago and would have been the size of a Volkswagen Beetle- in southern Peru, an archeologist said on Thursday.

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