Posts Tagged ‘earthquake’

Spanish Island Shaken By Strongest Earthquake Since Volcano Erupted

MADRID (AP) — A 4.5-magnitude earthquake shook La Palma in Spain’s Canary Islands in what was the strongest recorded temblor since volcanic eruptions began 26 days ago, authorities said Thursday. The quake was one of around 60 recorded overnight, Spain’s National Geographic Institute said, as the Cumbre Vieja volcano continued to spew fiery rivers of […]

Tokyo jolted by strongest earthquake since 2011 disaster

Tokyo and surrounding prefectures were jolted by a strong earthquake on Thursday night, leaving more than 20 people injured and bringing the strongest shaking to the capital’s central wards since the Great East Japan Earthquake disaster in 2011. Following the magnitude 5.9 quake, which occurred at 10:41 p.m., TV footage showed a home on fire, […]

Crete earthquake: At least one dead after Greek island is rocked by multiple tremors

At least one person was killed in Crete on Monday when a series of earthquakes rocked the Greek island, the government has confirmed. A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck at about 08:15 CEST some 20 kilometres south of the port city of Heraklion, according to the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC). The island was then rocked by […]

Australia: 6.0-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Melbourne

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck near Melbourne on Wednesday morning, causing damage to buildings in the country’s second largest city and sending tremors throughout neighbouring states. The earthquake, which hit at around 9.15am local time was recorded at a magnitude of 6 by Geoscience Australia, was one of the country’s largest quakes to hit land […]

Southern California Rattled by 4.3 Magnitude Earthquake

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake quivered through the city of Los Angeles and neighboring areas of California on September 17. The earthquake rattled through southern California around 8:00 p.m. Carson, California, situated just south of downtown Los Angeles ,was the epicenter of the earthquake. The radius of the earthquake reached as far south as San Diego, […]

Strong earthquake hits near Acapulco, buildings sway in capital city

A powerful earthquake struck near the Pacific resort city of Acapulco on Tuesday night, causing buildings to rock and sway in Mexico City more than 300 kilometres away, but officials said there were no reports of serious damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 and was […]

Haiti Earthquake Death Toll Tops 2,100 As Survivors Struggle To Access Aid, Shelter

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — Tensions have been growing over the slow pace of aid reaching victims of a powerful weekend earthquake that killed more than 2,100 people in Haiti and was trailed by a drenching tropical depression. At the small airport in the southwestern community of Les Cayes, throngs of people gathered outside the […]

Haiti earthquake: Large-scale aid yet to reach remote areas where people ‘don’t have anything’

Pressure for a coordinated response to Haiti’s deadly weekend earthquake mounted Wednesday as more bodies were pulled from the rubble and the injured continued to arrive from remote areas in search of medical care. Aid was slowly trickling in to help the thousands who were left homeless. Angry crowds massed at collapsed buildings, demanding tarps […]

The Haiti Earthquake And Its Invisibilities

Above photo: Earthquake victims arrive at the airport in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Aug. 14, 2021. Joseph Odelyn/AP. Eleven years after that fateful January 12, 2010, Haiti once again suffered, last Saturday, August 14, 2021, the tremendous blows of an earthquake that has already claimed the lives of at least 1,400 people, according to the preliminary report […]

‘We need help’: Haiti earthquake survivors lack food, shelter

‘We need help’: Haiti earthquake survivors lack food, shelter Officials say the 7.2-magnitude quake destroyed or damaged thousands of homes, leaving about 30,000 families homeless.Note: After the last earthquake a huge corrupt international aid effort stole the donations or used them for more exploitation. If you want to help please check you’re donating via local trusted […]

Haiti Earthquake Death Toll Nears 2,000 As Tens of Thousands Of Buildings Destroyed

The death toll from the weekend earthquake in Haiti jumped to 1,941, with over 9,900 injured, Haitian officials said on August 17th. The news comes as remnants of Tropical Depression Grace battered the country with heavy rain, complicating search and rescue efforts. In Les Cayes, one of Haiti’s largest cities, many of the homes and […]

Haiti Earthquake Death Toll Rises To 1,941

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — Haitian officials raised the death toll from a deadly weekend earthquake by more than 500 on Tuesday after Tropical Storm Grace forced a temporary halt to search and rescue efforts, a delay that fed growing anger and frustration among thousands who were left homeless. Grace battered southwestern Haiti, which was […]

Tropical Storm Drenching Earthquake-Stricken Haiti

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — Tropical Storm Grace swept over Haiti with drenching rains just two days after a powerful earthquake battered the impoverished Caribbean nation, adding to the misery of thousands who lost loved ones, suffered injuries or found themselves homeless and forcing overwhelmed hospitals and rescuers to act quickly. After nightfall, heavy rain […]

Deaths From Haiti Earthquake Rise To 1,419; Injured Now At 6,000

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — A hospital in southwestern Haiti, where a powerful earthquake flattened homes, shops and other buildings over the weekend, was so overwhelmed with patients that many had to lie in patios, corridors, verandas and hallways. Then a looming storm that could bring heavy rains Monday night forced officials to relocate them […]

Death Toll From Haiti Earthquake Soars To 1,297; Thousands More Injured

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — The death toll from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Haiti climbed to 1,297 on Sunday, a day after the powerful temblor turned thousands of structures into rubble and set off frantic rescue efforts ahead of a potential deluge from an approaching storm. Saturday’s earthquake also left at least 5,700 people injured […]

Haiti death toll rises to nearly 1,300 after 7.2 magnitude earthquake

More than 1,200 people have died after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti, according to the head of the country’s civil protection agency. At least 1,297 people died and more than 2,800 were injured, said Jerry Chandler. The confirmed death toll had previously stood at 724, but US geological officials have estimated that thousands may have […]

Haiti Earthquake Aftermath August 2021

Haiti Live Updates: Search for Survivors After Quake Kills More Than 700 The 7.2 earthquake was a devastating blow to a country still reeling from a presidential assassination. The leadership vacuum has hampered aid and rescue efforts. Here’s what you need to know: More than 700 dead after Haiti earthquake as country braces for Tropical […]

Death toll from Haiti earthquake rises to 1,297

The earthquake struck the southwestern part of the hemisphere’s poorest nation, almost razing some towns and triggering landslides that hampered rescue efforts in a country already grappling with the coronavirus pandemic, a presidential assassination and a wave of gang violence. The epicenter was about 78 miles west of the capital of Port-au-Prince, the U.S. Geological […]

Rescuers Racing In Haiti As Storm Threatens To Follow Earthquake

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — The death toll from a magnitude 7.2 earthquake in Haiti soared on Sunday as rescuers raced to find survivors amid the rubble ahead of a potential deluge from an approaching tropical storm. Saturday’s earthquake left at least 724 dead and 2,800 injured in the Caribbean island nation, with thousands more […]

Israeli Archaeologists Uncover Evidence of Biblical Earthquake Referenced in Amos, Zechariah

(Christian Headlines) — Archaeologists in Israel say they have uncovered physical evidence in Jerusalem of an earthquake referenced in the biblical books of Amos and Zechariah that struck during the divided kingdom and after the reigns of David and Solomon. Zechariah 14:5, seen by many as a reference to the second coming of Christ, says, “You […]

Earthquake Shakes Peru’s North Pacific Coast

People standing in the streets in Piura, Peru, after an earthquake hits the north Pacific coast of Peru, on July 30, 2021. (AP/Screenshot via The Epoch Times) LIMA, Peru—A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook the north Pacific coast of Peru on Friday, sending people fleeing their homes, damaging a centuries old church and injuring at least […]

Tsunami Warning Lifted After Strong 8.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Alaska

An earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter scale struck just south of the Alaskan Peninsula on Wednesday evening (local time). Authorities initially issued warnings and advisory notices about a possible tsunami but they were lifted a few hours later. The quake, which was the strongest in decades, was located about 56 miles (91 kilometers) east […]

China mourns heroic ‘Strong-Willed Pig’ that survived earthquake after it dies of old age

A pig that became a legend in the world of livestock and was seen as a symbol of resilience after it survived 36 days under rubble from the 2018 Sichuan earthquake, is being mourned by millions of Chinese after it died on Wednesday. Zhu Jianqiang, whose name means “strong-willed pig” in Chinese, died at the […]

Chile Is Reborn: A (Political) Earthquake Emerged From The Streets

Above Photo: Pressenza Agency. What happened in Chile this past weekend seems to be one of those historic events that cannot but follow its inexorable course. It is like an enormous, powerful tsunami wave whose size cannot be appreciated on the high seas, until it comes crashing into the coast, stunning everyone with its massive […]

15,000 Evacuate as Shenzhen Skyscraper Wobbles in Fine Weather Without Earthquake

A 70 plus-story skyscraper in China’s tech hub of Shenzhen city swayed again on Wednesday, after it inexplicably wobbled and caused 15,000 people to evacuate the day before. No earthquake had been reported in the region, which was only experiencing light winds. The swaying of the 21-year-old building started at approximately 12:31 p.m. local time on […]

Marine Le Pen’s chances of an electoral earthquake in France are gaining momentum as Macron loses his bearings

Home » Europe, Politics » Marine Le Pen’s chances of an electoral earthquake in France are gaining momentum as Macron loses his bearings     France goes to the polls in 2022, and such is President Emmanuel Macron’s unpopularity that the prospect of a Le Pen victory is being seriously considered, to the extent a […]

Disastrous Cascadia Earthquake of 1700 May Have Been First in a Sequence

A presentation at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Seismic Society of America (SSA) has cast doubt on the traditional scientific narrative about one of the most infamous earthquakes in modern history. The event in question was the Cascadia earthquake of January 26, 1700, an 8.7-9.2-magnitude seismic disaster that wreaked havoc along the western coast […]

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake shakes southwestern Iran in area of nuclear site

TEHRAN, Iran — A magnitude 5.9 earthquake shook southwestern Iran along the Persian Gulf on Sunday, followed by at least three moderate-strength aftershocks, state TV reported. At least five people were injured, Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency reported. State TV shared mobile phone pictures of collapsed walls and cracked homes in the area of the […]

Study: San Andreas Fault May Be Primed for a Major Earthquake

A new study published March 24 in the journal Science Advances shows that an overlooked strand of the southern San Andreas Fault is more likely to rupture than any other secondary faults in the region. Called the Mission Creek strand, the segment spans the cities of Indio, Desert Hot Springs and San Bernardino. It has […]

7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Japan Near 2011 Quake’s Epicenter

A 7.0 preliminary magnitude earthquake struck Japan off the coast of Ishinomaki, 65 miles from the 9.0 earthquake that struck Fukushima ten years ago. A tsunami warning was declared earlier on Saturday but has now been downgraded to a “tsunami forecast” due to slight changes in sea level, CNN reported. The Japan Times reported that firefighters in […]

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