Posts Tagged ‘quake’

Magnitude 4.5 quake hits northern Iran, no casualties reported

Tasnim – An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale struck an area in Iran’s northern province of Gilan on Wednesday afternoon but there are no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The temblor jolted an area in the city of Ahmadsargurab in Gilan Province at 2:23 p.m. (local time) on Wednesday. Speaking to Tasnim, […]

4.9 magnitude quake on northwestern Iran damages over 100 houses

IRNA – An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale shook northwestern Iranian city of Oshnaviyeh on Wednesday night and caused slight damages to more than one hundred houses in urban and rural areas. The quake inflicted no casualties, caretaker of Oshnaviyeh Governorate Abdolsalam Mam Azizi told IRNA on Thursday. Meanwhile, the area has had […]

Iran ready to contribute to relief efforts in quake-hit Turkey

Tasnim – Following a powerful earthquake in eastern Turkey late on Friday that left at least 20 people dead, Iran’s emergency medical services (EMS) were put on alert so that if the Turkish side needed help it could dispatch relief and rescue teams to the quake-hit areas. At the behest of Iran’s Health Minister Saeed […]

A quake in 1959 sent "time traveling" aftershocks that were felt 60 years later

(Natural News) Sixty years after it left a trail of death and destruction, a powerful earthquake is still making its presence felt, according to a new study. In a study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, researchers from the University of Utah determined that the small earthquakes that rocked Maple Creek, […]

Moderate quake strikes near Iran’s Bushehr nuclear plant, no damage reported

Reuters – An earthquake of magnitude of 4.9 struck near Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant on Friday but an Iranian emergency services official said there were no immediate reports of damage. The U.S. Geological Survey earlier said the quake had a magnitude of 5.1. “Survey teams have been dispatched to the area and fortunately … […]

5.6 magnitude quake jolts southern Iran

MNA – A 5.6-magnitude earthquake jolted the city of Kukherd, Bastak County, in the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan at 14:28 local time (GMT+3:30) on Monday. According to Iran’s Seismological Center affiliated to the Institute of Geophysics of Tehran University, the quake’s epicenter was at the depth of 10.0 km, in an area located 47 […]

Infant among at least 20 killed in Indonesian quake

AMBON CITY, Indonesia (AFP) — At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured Thursday in a strong earthquake that rocked Indonesia’s remote Maluku islands, triggering landslides that buried at least one of the victims, the disaster agency said. Terrified residents ran into the streets as buildings fell in around them when the 6.5-magnitude quake […]

Istanbul earthquake: Magnitude 5.8 quake hits Turkey

   An earthquake measuring 5.8 magnitude shook Istanbul on Thursday, causing panic among residents, the evacuation of schools and public offices, and at least some damage to buildings. Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority said in a statement that the quake struck in the Sea of Marmara at 13:59 pm (10:59 GMT) at 6.9 kilometres […]

5.8-magnitude quake kills 19, injures hundreds in Pakistan

An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 has shaken northern Pakistan, killing 19 people and injuring 300, government and police officials said. Media photos and video showed a collapsed building and cracks in roads large enough to swallow cars in Mirpur, a town on Pakistan’s side of the disputed territory of Kashmir near India. “At least […]

‘Quant Quake 2.0’ Fallout: Nomura Warns Of "Horrific" Returns For Momo Stocks Ahead

The shock of yesterday’s US Equities factor reversals will go down in infamy alongside the August 2007 “Quant Quake” and the Fed/March/April 2016 “Market-Neutral Unwind” as one of the more stunning trades in modern market history… …And yet, as Nomura’s Charlie McElligott exclaims, hilariously, nobody watching financial TV or Joe Schmoe retail investor looking at […]

6.2-magnitude quake hits off Japan’s Fukushima

The JMA says the center of the quake was at the depth of some 50km. The cities of Minamisoma and Soma are the closest to where the tremor happened. No immediate tsunami warnings were issued by the Japanese authorities. No damage on the land was reported so far. Fukushima Daichi, the infamous nuclear power plant […]

‘3-meter high’ tsunami warning as 7-magnitude quake hits off the coast of Indonesia

   A powerful magnitude 7 earthquake struck off Indonesia’s island of Sumatra on Friday, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning and to order people to evacuate their homes. The quake hit about 227 km (141 miles) from the city of Teluk Betung on the island at a depth of 59 km (37 miles). Indonesian […]

‘3-meter high’ tsunami warning as 7-magnitude quake hits off the coast of Indonesia (VIDEOS)

The quake hit about 227 km (141 miles) from the city of Teluk Betung on the island at a depth of 59 km (37 miles). Indonesian authorities have warned that the tsunami could reach as high as three meters (10 feet). “There are some areas at risk of a serious threat of a tsunami that […]

Major 7.3 quake hits eastern Indonesia; no reports of major damage

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, causing panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage. The quake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) in an area 168 km south-southeast of the city […]

LA News Anchor Hides Under Desk As California Quake Shakes Studio

California was hit with several earthquakes earlier this week, with the largest to hit the area on Saturday having a magnitude of 7.1. Sara Donchey and Juan Fernandez were live on the air for CBS affiliate KCAL 9′s evening broadcast when the tremors struck on Saturday Video showing Donchey, who was visibly frightened, taking cover […]

Strong 8.0-magnitude quake hits Peru, no injuries reported

A strong 8.0-earthquake struck northern Peru in the early hours of Sunday, sending residents fleeing from their homes but there were no immediate reports of injuries. The US Geological Survey said the epicenter was at a depth of 110 kilometers (68 miles). The quake hit at 0741 GMT about 75 kilometers southeast of the […]

VVIXtermination: What Was Behind Yesterday’s Historic Volatility Quake

If Feb 5, 2018 was the infamous inverse VIX ETF “volmageddon”, then May 7, 2019 was the “VVIXtermination” event. Following an overnight Reuters report , according to which late last Friday China reneged on nearly all aspects of the trade deal that had already been agreed upon previously, “with systematic edits to a nearly 150-page […]

6.3 magnitude quake strikes Philippines, several dead

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck the Philippines main island of Luzon and several people have been killed in collapsed buildings, media reports. The quake struck 60 km (37 miles) northwest of the capital, Manila, at a depth of 40 km (25 miles), the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The governor of Pampanga province […]

Earthquake: 6.2 quake strikes near Taro, Solomon Islands

     A deep magnitude 6.2 earthquake was reported Friday evening 22 miles from Taro, Solomon Islands, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:51 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 221.8 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 73 miles from Arawa, Papua New Guinea. In the last 10 days, […]

Light quake jolts south Iran

IRNA – An earthquake, measuring 4 on the Richter scale, shook Ahel in Iran’s southwestern province of Fars. According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the tremor occurred at 22:45 hours local time (19:15 GMT) on Thursday at the depth of 19 km underground. The epicenter of the quake was […]

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