Posts Tagged ‘Earthquake’

2 strong earthquakes strike near the Pacific island nation of Tonga

Written by administrateur on May 23, 2013. Posted in Natural disasters

Tonga

GOLDEN, Colo. – The U.S. Geological Survey says two strong earthquakes have stuck within hours of each other near the Pacific island nation of Tonga.

Earthquake kills 157, injures 5,700 in China’s Sichuan

Written by administrateur on April 20, 2013. Posted in Natural disasters

China

YA’AN, China (Reuters) – China’s worst earthquake in three years on Saturday killed at least 157 people and injured more than 5,700, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said.

7.8-magnitude earthquake hits near Iran-Pakistan border

Written by administrateur on April 16, 2013. Posted in Natural disasters

iran

A powerful earthquake has hit the border regions between Iran and Pakistan, with reports of casualties currently confused.

6.6-magnitude quake strikes Papua New Guinea

Written by administrateur on April 15, 2013. Posted in Natural disasters

Papua

SYDNEY — A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea on Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, but a tsunami warning was not issued and no major damage was expected.

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake injures 24 in Japan

Written by administrateur on April 13, 2013. Posted in Natural disasters

Japan

A strong magnitude-6.3 earthquake has hit western Japan, injuring at least 24 people and destroying some houses, but there is no risk of a tsunami.

5.5 magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico City

Written by administrateur on April 12, 2013. Posted in Natural disasters

Mexico

Earthquakes shook a broad swath of southern Mexico on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway in the capital and sending thousands fleeing into the streets as an earthquake alarm sounded. But there were no immediate reports of damages or injuries.

Iran says 30 killed after strong earthquake jolts the south

Written by administrateur on April 10, 2013. Posted in Natural disasters

Iran

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian state TV says a powerful earthquake in a sparsely populated area in the south of the country has killed 30 people and injured 650.

Earthquake strikes central Taiwan

Written by administrateur on March 28, 2013. Posted in Natural disasters

taiwan

Buildings shake but no initial reports of casualties as quake with magnitude of at least 6.1 hits country’s centre.

Magnitude-6.2 quake hits near Guatemala City

Written by administrateur on March 27, 2013. Posted in Natural disasters

guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY — A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Guatemala City on Monday, but residents said they barely felt the temblor and authorities had no immediate reports of damages or deaths.

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits northern Myanmar

Written by administrateur on November 11, 2012. Posted in Natural disasters

YANGON, Myanmar — A strong earthquake has struck northern Myanmar, but no injuries were immediately reported.