RedskyNews Category: Earthquakes & Tsunamis

Mega Tsunami Due At Any Moment

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The massive killer tidal wave would be created by a huge slab of rock – twice the size of the Isle of Man – smashing into the Atlantic Ocean after breaking away from the island of La Palma. The monster

400 People Flee 6.0 Earthquake In Colombia

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More than 400 people had to flee their homes in Citadel Sevilla, Medellin – the home city of infamous cocaine drud lord Pablo Escobar. People at the scene were “terrified” by the sizeable 6.0 magnitude quake, which is believed to

4.8 Earthquake Hits Japan – No Tsunami

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A moderate earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.8 has struck Saitama Prefecture in the Kant? region, which includes the Greater Tokyo Area, seismologists and witnesses say. No tsunami warning was issued and only a few details are available. The

5.7 Earthquake Hits Tanzania: 16 Dead, Over 250 Injured

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DAR ES SALAAM, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) — At least 11 people were killed and over 200 others were injured on Saturday as an earthquake measuring 5.7 hit northwestern Tanzania, said police. The earthquake jolted Tanzania’s northwest regions of Kagera and

Italy Earthquake Causes Apennine Mountains To Grow By Up To 4cm

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Italy’s devastating earthquake has caused the Apennine Mountains to grow by up to 4cm in parts, research has found. The National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV) said data from satellites and GPS stations show the range was permanently changed

9.2 Earthquake And Tsunami Drill In India. 40,000 Evacuated

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A massive earthquake of 9.2 magnitude was simulated on Wednesday morning in Indonesia, as part of a two-day tsunami drill. Other than Indonesia, 23 countries are participating in this drill, including India. An earthquake this big can jolt cities in

Tokyo Hit By 4.9 Earthquake – No Tsunami

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An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.9 shook buildings in Tokyo on Wednesday, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. Earthquakes are common in Japan, one of the world’s most

6.2 Earthquake Hits Off Russia – No Tsunami

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A STRONG 6.2 magnitude earthquake has rocked Russian islands in the volatile “Ring of Fire”. The earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean near the Commander Islands, just off Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula, on Tuesday. The epicenter was shallow – just 8

57 Students Injured In Stampede After Minor Earthquake In Pakistan

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At least 57 students were injured during a stampede in a school in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province after a 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolted parts of the northwest Pakistan yesterday. Three of them are in critical condition and shifted to district hospital for emergency

Another Earthquake Hits Ecuador’s Capital Quito

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The Geophysical Institute of Ecuador registered it as another earthquake and not an aftershock from the 7.8 magnitude earthquake on April 16. Another earthquake hit Ecuador’s capital Quito at 7.22 p.m., local time. While only a 4.6 magnitude earthquake, the

State Of Emergency Declared In Oklahoma After Magnitude 5.6 Earthquake

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A state of emergency was declared in Pawnee, Oklahoma, after a record-tying magnitude 5.6 earthquake — which could be felt as far as Chicago — rattled the county Saturday morning. “The earthquake was felt in multiple states and was the

Updated New Zealand Earthquake: Small Surges Recorded As Tsunami Warning Is Upgraded

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The central North Island was rocked by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake early this morning, located 130km north-east of Te Araroa. A Tsunami warning was issued which has now been upgraded as small surges have been recorded. 8.30am: Civil Defence has