Tag: Earthquake

Strong quake shakes New Zealand’s Milford Sound

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake rattled Milford Sound, in the tourist hotspot of Fiordland in New Zealand's South Island on Thursday, government seismic monitor Geonet said.

5.8 magnitude earthquake registered in the Central Mediterranean Sea

The earthquake was registered at 23:43 UTC Time (01.43 Malta Time)

No tsunami threat after magnitude 7.5 quake off Russia’s Kuril islands

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

Zagreb quake; PM appeals for social distancing

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic called on citizens to remain outside their homes amid potential aftershocks. Plenkovic and Interior Minister Davor Bozinovic also appealed for people rushing onto the streets to keep social distances from each other as the country struggles to contain the spread of coronavirus. So far, Croatia has reported 206 cases of the virus and one death.

Quake strikes north Zagreb, damages buildings

A large earthquake struck north of the Croatian capital Zagreb on Sunday, GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences said, damaging buildings, sending many people into the streets, burying vehicles in rubble and causing several fires.

Magnitude 5.7 quake hits Turkey-Iran border area

An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 struck the Turkey-Iran border region early on Sunday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said, although Turkey and Iran said there were no immediate reports of casualties.

Big earthquake shakes Miami and Caribbean, damage minor

In Miami, Florida, several downtown buildings were evacuated as office workers streamed outdoors to safety.

Rescuers pull dozens from rubble as Turkey quake death toll hits...

Broadcasters showed footage of a 35-year old woman and her infant daughter being rescued from under the rubble 28 hours after the magnitude 6.8 quake struck Elazig province.

Decade after Haiti’s big quake, president says aid system needs overhaul

International organizations pledged billions of dollars in aid after the earthquake on Jan. 12, 2010.

6.6 earthquake strikes off Puerto Rico

It was super strong. I could hear the vibrations everywhere." one witness located 14 km (nine miles) from the epicentre said.