RedskyNews Category: Earthquakes & Tsunamis

Sulawesi Indonesia Tsunami 2018: Toll could reach 5000

The official death toll is 1,944 but this number could triple as authorities lose hope of finding survivors. About 5,000 people are still missing, feared death, after an earthquake and tsunami hit Sulawesi just over a week ago. The official

4.6 Quake Hits Tokyo…. No it doesn’t

A MAJOR earthquake alert sent over the mobile phone system in Tokyo sparked panic in the Japan capital as local woke to the notification, but people are reporting they never felt the quake. According to SNA Japan the tremor was

Sulawesi Indonesia Tsunami 2018: Volcano erupts on tsunami island

volcano has erupted on the same central Indonesian island hit by a devastating earthquake and tsunami five days ago. Mount Soputan, in North Sulawesi province, began spewing ash 6,000 metres (19,600 feet) into the sky on Wednesday morning. Authorities warned

Sulawesi Indonesia Tsunami 2018: Death toll rises to nearly 1,350

The number of people known to have died in Friday’s earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia has risen to 1,347, disaster response officials say. The death toll jumped on Tuesday from a previously confirmed figure of 844. The 7.5-magnitude quake struck

Sulawesi Indian Tsunami 2018: Mass burials to begin as Indonesia toll tops 1,200

PALU, INDONESIA – The death toll from Indonesia’s quake and tsunami disaster nearly doubled to 1,200 on Sunday (Sept 30) and was expected to rise further, prompting authorities to announce mass burials in a desperate attempt to stave off disease.

Sulawesi Indonesia Tsunami 2018: Every building destroyed in tiny fishing village

On Friday afternoon, Andi Rainaldi and his wife Flarahanie sat down to a meal of fried banana with extended family at Boya, a tiny waterside village in Donggala in Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi. That was until the magnitude-7.5 earthquake struck around

Canary Islands La Palma volcano gets ready to blow sparking emergency response

THE Canary Island of La Palma has been hit by another flurry of earthquakes once again prompting fears the deadly Cumbre Vieja could erupt – just four months after scientists recorded a swarm of more than 200 tremors. The Spanish

Sulawesi Indonesia Tsunami 2018: Death toll passes 800, ‘could rise into thousands’

The toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia soared on Sunday to 832 confirmed dead, with authorities fearing it will only climb as rescuers struggle to reach outlying communities cut off from communications and help. Dozens of people were

Mega Tsunami Due At Any Moment

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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