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  • *8.3 magnitude quake hits 280 km north of Santiago. SANTIAGO, Sept 16- A magnitude 8.3 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Wednesday, killing at least five people and slamming powerful waves into coastal towns. The quake and heavy waves caused flooding in coastal towns, damaged buildings and knocked out power in the worst hit areas of central Chile and shook...

  • *Codelco, Antofagasta suspend ops at two major mines. SANTIAGO, Sept 16- Codelco and Antofagasta PLC suspended operations at two major copper mines in Chile, the world's top producer of the metal, after a powerful earthquake struck off the coast on Wednesday, threatening over 600,000 tonnes of annual capacity. Other producers in the region Anglo American PLC and...

  • SANTIAGO, Sept 17- Chile's President Michelle Bachelet said three people were killed when a strong earthquake shook the country on Wednesday and said she would travel to the worst-affected areas. The magnitude 8.3 quake was the most powerful to hit Chile in five years and triggered flooding in some coastal towns and sent terrified resident pouring into...

  • SANTIAGO, Sept 16- A magnitude 8.3 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile on Wednesday, shaking buildings in the capital city of Santiago and flooding some coastal areas under a tsunami warning. At least three people were killed by the quake about 280 km north of Santiago, the biggest earthquake since 2010 to hit the world's top copper producer.

  • METALS-Copper strikes 8 week top after Chile quake Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 10:43 PM ET

    *Anglo American, Antofagasta say no impact from quake. MELBOURNE, Sept 17- London copper popped to its highest in nearly two months on Thursday after a large earthquake that struck Chile triggered concerns over supply disruptions, before tailing back on persistent worries over China's economy. A magnitude 8.3 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile, shaking...

  • FACTBOX-Status of Chile's copper mines after earthquake Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 10:16 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 16- A magnitude 8.3 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile on Wednesday, shaking buildings in the capital city of Santiago and generating a tsunami warning, the latest extreme weather event to roil the world's top copper producer. Chile's state copper miner Codelco evacuated workers at its Ventanas division, which includes a refinery and a smelter,...

  • SYDNEY, Sept 17- London copper price hit their highest in nearly two months on Thursday after a powerful earthquake off the coast of Chile sparked concerns about supply disruptions in the world's biggest copper producer. The magnitude 8.3 earthquake shook buildings in the capital Santiago and generated a tsunami warning for Chile and Peru.

  • SANTIAGO, Sept 16- A magnitude 8.3 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile on Wednesday, shaking buildings in the capital city of Santiago and generating a tsunami warning for Chile and Peru. Chile's government urged residents to evacuate the coastline. Hazardous tsunami waves from the quake were possible along the coasts of Chile and Peru within the next several...

  • AMSTERDAM, Sept 2- A Dutch court ruled on Wednesday that gas producer NAM must compensate homeowners for falls in the value of their properties due to earthquakes linked to gas production at the Groningen field in the north of the Netherlands. The ruling by the court in Assen could result in billions of euros of claims against Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschaapij,...

  • MAGNITUDE 5.3 EARTHQUAKE STRIKES 213 KM SOUTH-EAST OF IWO JIMA, JAPAN- USGS.

  • Morning quake hits San Francisco Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Morning quake rocks San Francisco

    4.0 magnitude earthquake hits near San Francisco.

  • Japan shaken by big quake: No tsunami warning Saturday, 30 May 2015 | 11:23 AM ET

    A powerful earthquake shook Japan on Saturday, but officials said there was no tsunami, injuries or immediate damage.

  • Dangers and economics of Mount Everest Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 6:50 AM ET
    Dangers and economics of Mount Everest

    Adrian Ballinger, Alpenglow Expeditions, shares the "super-intense" experience of being on Mount Everest when the deadly earthquake hit Nepal last month, and discusses the slow return of tourism at the world's largest peak.

  • US Marine helicopter declared missing in Nepal Tuesday, 12 May 2015 | 1:47 PM ET
    US Marine helicopter declared missing in Nepal

    Two Nepalese soldiers and 6 U.S. Marines were on board the helicopter declared missing in Nepal. CNBC's Sue Herera reports the helicopter had been supporting earthquake relief.

  • Deadly 7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal Tuesday, 12 May 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Deadly 7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal

    The quake's epicenter was close to Everest base camp, and about 51 miles east of Kathmandu, reports "Squawk Box's" Andrew Ross Sorkin with the latest details.

  • Is fracking to blame for US earthquakes? Monday, 4 May 2015 | 6:36 PM ET
    Is fracking to blame for quakes? Maybe not: Pro

    Justin Rubinstein, seismologist at U.S. Geological Survey, explains why waste water injection is responsible for the rise in earthquakes in the U.S.

  • Amazing video of massive Nepal earthquake Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 7:30 AM ET
    Amazing video of massive Nepal earthquake

    Newly released police video show the moments leading up to the massive earthquake that devastated Nepal last weekend.

  • CNBC update: 12 killed in Brazilian landslide Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 11:31 AM ET
    CNBC update: 12 killed in Brazilian landslide

    Rescuers continue to look for victims from the Nepal earthquake; police investigate a possible attack on a U.S. army base in Japan; and a new experimental shingles vaccine is found effective, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Nepal earthquake latest Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 9:09 AM ET
    Nepal earthquake latest

    The latest details on the aftermath of the deadly earthquake that devastated the capital city of Nepal, with NBC's Miguel Almaguer.

  • Rescuers struggle to reach Nepal's rural villages Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 7:17 AM ET
    Rescuers struggle to reach Nepal's rural villages

    NBC's Richard Engel reports on the aftermath of an earthquake that struck Nepal, killing more than 3,700 people, as families move outside to keep away from buildings, and additional avalanches are triggered on Sunday.