Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake Ecuador!

M 7.5 – 115km ESE of Palora, Ecuador

Time:Location:2.199°S 77.023°W;  Depth:132.4 km
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Death toll rises to 222 after volcano-caused tsunami in Indonesia

Residents inspect a house damaged by a tsunami, in Carita, Indonesia, Dec. 23, 2018 (AP Photo)

Residents inspect a house damaged by a tsunami, in Carita, Indonesia, Dec. 23, 2018 (AP Photo)

Over 800 injured and 28 reported missing; Anak Krakatoa volcano had spewed plumes of ash thousands of feet into the air for days

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Ebola spreads to major Congo city as vaccines a concern

In this photo taken Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 and made available Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, a caretaker already cured of Ebola is seen carrying a four day old baby suspected of having Ebola into a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) supported Ebola treatment centre in Butembo, Congo. Congo’s deadly Ebola outbreak is now the second largest in history, behind the devastating West Africa outbreak that killed thousands a few years ago, according to the World Health Organization. (John Wessels/Medecins Sans Frontieres via AP)

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Swine fever adds to China’s economic headaches

In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, pigs are seen in a hog pen in a village in Linquan county in central China’s Anhui province. Reeling from rising feed costs in Beijing’s tariff fight with U.S. President Donald Trump, Chinese pig farmers face a new blow from an outbreak of African swine fever that has sent an economic shockwave through the countryside. (Chinatopix Via AP) Continue reading

Holding out slim hope as crews search for more fire dead

A sign still stands at a McDonald’s restaurant burned in the Camp Fire, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in the northern California town of Paradise. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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