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  • Florida Lionfish ban, nation's first, goes into effect

    MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida's ban on importing invasive lionfish, the first of its kind in the nation, goes into effect on Friday as wildlife managers look for a way to control the spread of the barbed, red-and-white striped fish.
  • Six die after Algerian quake sparks panic in capital

    ALGIERS (Reuters) - At least six people died after a magnitude 5.5 earthquake hit southeast of the Algerian capital on Friday, shaking buildings and sending panicked families rushing into the streets of Algiers, authorities said. The United States...

    Sismo de magnitud 5,5 se registra cerca de capital de Argelia: USGS

    SINGAPUR (Reuters) - Un sismo de magnitud 5,5 se registró el viernes 14 kilómetros al sureste de Argel, la capital de Argelia, reportó el Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS, por su sigla en inglés). El epicentro del sismo se ubicó a una...

    3.0 earthquake strikes Manhattan Beach area

    3.0 earthquake strikes Manhattan Beach area
    A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Wednesday afternoon, 5 miles from Manhattan Beach, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:23 p.m. The depth was recorded at 5.6 miles. According to the USGS, it was felt in...

    Quakes strike Myanmar, India's Andaman Islands; no tsunami warning

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Earthquakes of magnitude 6.2 and 6.1 struck Myanmar and India's Andaman islands on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. No Tsunami warning was issued after the Andaman quake, an official at the India Meteorological...