Tag Archives: Earthquake

Large Earthquake kills at least 11 in Bhutan, shakes India

GAUHATI, India — A 6.3-magnitude earthquake shook the remote mountain nation of Bhutan on Monday, killing at least 11 people, damaging an ancient monastery and forcing hundreds to flee, officials said. At least 15 people were also injured. The afternoon

Earthquakes hit Philippines, Mexico, Pakistan China and Indonesia

Strong earthquake jolts western Philippines Seismologists say a strong offshore earthquake has rocked the western Philippines and was felt in Manila and nearby areas. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology

Earthquake rattles Cyprus

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cypriot authorities say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.4 has shaken the eastern Mediterranean island nation. No damage or injuries have been reported. The Cyprus Geological Survey Department says the quake occurred at 5:09

Strong earthquake hits Albania and Macedonia

A strong earthquake, 6.0 on the Richter scale and 5.4 on the Richter scale, according to separate media reports, struck Albania and Macedonia at 11.49pm local time, 0.49am on September 7 Bulgarian time, Focus news agency has reported. Seismologist reports

Christians Arrested for Helping Sichuan Earthquake Victims

In a bizarre turn of the situation, two Chinese Christians and relief helpers of the Sichuan earthquake were arrested and tried for what officials called ‘disturbing the peace and endangering the health of others.” U.S.-based ChinaAid Association (CAA) reported Friday

Death toll Rises as Aftershocks follow 7.3 Java earthquake

The 7.3-magnitude quake that struck West Java on Wednesday has killed at least 65 people and injured hundreds more as of Thursday afternoon, with government agencies warning of aftershocks and financial aid beginning to pour in for victims. The National

5.9-magnitude earthquake jolts NW China

XINING, Aug. 31 (Xinhua) — An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale struck remote Qinghai Province in northwest China at 6:15 p.m. Monday, the China Earthquake Administration said. There were no immediate reports of casualties or property losses. The

6.8-magnitude Earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) – The U.S. Geological Survey says a 6.8-magnitude, undersea earthquake has shaken eastern Indonesia. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says no destructive tsunami was generated. The USGS says the temblor struck in the Banda Sea on Friday

Strong Earthquake hits northwest China

BEIJING — A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 struck northwest China on Friday, the US Geological Survey said, sending local officials scrambling to assess possible damage in the remote mining region. The epicentre of the quake, which struck

Seven Earthquakes Rumble across South-Central US

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The shake, rattle and roll of earthquakes are usually found on the West Coast. It’s not as common in the south-central part of the country. But on Thursday, seven earthquakes shook central Oklahoma and central Arkansas. The