Stories tagged: quake
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills 207, injures 1,686
powerful earthquake shook the Iran-Iraq border late Sunday, killing 207 people and injuring 1,686 in the mountainous region of Iran alone, Iranian state media said.
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 7:48 p.m.
Small earthquake hits southeast Idaho, near Pocatello
A small earthquake has hit southeast Idaho.
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 6:18 p.m.
Small earthquake hits off the central coast of Oregon
A small earthquake has hit off the coast of Oregon.
UPDATED: Sat., July 22, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
Strong aftershocks test nerves on Greek island after quake
Crews of experts began examining the damage to cultural monuments and infrastructure on the eastern Greek island of Kos on Saturday, a day after a powerful earthquake killed two tourists …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
Tsunami warning is lifted after strong earthquake strikes near Fiji
A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean near Fiji Wednesday morning, prompting a tsunami warning and evacuations in some parts of the country’s main island.
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 3:20 p.m.
Magnitude 7.0 offshore quake rattles El Salvador
A magnitude 7.0 earthquake rattled El Salvador’s Pacific coast Thursday, but the country’s civil defense agency said there were no immediate reports of damages or injuries.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 11:28 a.m.
Satellite-based radar confirms man-made Texas earthquakes
Scientists used radar from satellites to show that five Texas earthquakes, one reaching magnitude 4.8, were caused by injections of wastewater in drilling for oil and gas.
Sat., Aug. 27, 2016, 3:30 p.m.
Grief erupts in Italy as nation honors, buries quake dead
Mourners in Italy prayed, hugged, wept and even applauded as coffins carrying victims of the country’s devastating earthquake passed by at a state funeral Saturday, grieving as one nation after …
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016, 3:34 p.m.
Powerful earthquake shakes central Myanmar
A powerful earthquake shook Myanmar on Wednesday, killing at least four people and damaging nearly a hundred ancient Buddhist pagodas in the former capital of Bagan, a major tourist site, …
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016, 3:03 p.m.
Italy earthquake kills at least 120, reduces towns to rubble
AMATRICE, Italy – A strong earthquake in central Italy reduced three towns to rubble as people slept early Wednesday, with reports that as many as 73 people were killed and …
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 8:46 p.m.
Central Italy hit by 6.2-magnitude earthquake, injuries reported
A strong earthquake hit a mountainous area of central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday morning, with injuries and building collapses reported.
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 11:07 a.m.
Shallow quake in Peru kills at least 4, including U.S. tourist
A shallow magnitude 5.4 earthquake centered in southern Peru’s picturesque Colca Valley killed at least four people, including a 65-year-old U.S. tourist, and left some 30 injured as it toppled …
Fri., Jan. 30, 2009, 8:45 a.m.
No reports of damage as 4.5 quake rattles Seattle
There were no immediate reports of damage from a 4.5 magnitude earthquake that rattled the Seattle and Puget Sound area early Friday, but it was a reminder the urban area …