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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 […]

Tsunami Warning Issued After Massive 7.2-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes off Japan

Tsunami Warning Issued After Massive 7.2-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes off Japan AMG-NEWS.com / Medeea Greere A magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck near the east coast of Honshu, Japan on Saturday, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said. Japan public broadcaster NHK warned residents a tsunami of one meter was expected for Miyagi Prefecture. The quake hit […]

New Zealand earthquake: 7.3-magnitude tremor sparks tsunami warning

A shallow, powerful earthquake has struck off the coast of New Zealand, prompting warnings of the threat of a tsunami. People who felt a long or strong quake are being advised to move to the nearest high ground, or as far inland as possible. Tremors were felt across the region from the quake whose preliminary […]

New Zealand hit by 7.3 magnitude earthquake, tsunami warning issued

4 Mar, 2021 14:14 Follow RT on A “severe” 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck 85km (52 miles) east of New Zealand’s North Island at about 2:27am local time, according to the country’s seismological agency. A tsunami warning has been issued. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Follow RT on Source 00

6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes Greece, no damage reported so far

A strong quake was detected deep underground not far from the regional capital, Larissa, central Greece. The tremors reportedly made it difficult for people to walk, but no significant damage was immediately reported. The seismic event was first reported by the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which said the quake originated at a point 10km […]

Iceland earthquake: 5.6-magnitude tremor strikes near Reykjavik

Parts of Iceland were rocked by a 5.6-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday as residents reported shaking buildings and strong tremors. The quake’s epicentre was recorded about 25 miles away from Reykjavik, in the Reykjanes Peninsula region, on Iceland’s southeast coast. The effects of the quake, which struck at a depth of around six miles, were felt […]

Trains halted, over 100 injured after 7.3 earthquake strikes Japan

Trains were halted over a wide swath of northeastern Japan on Sunday after more than 100 people were injured in an earthquake that appeared to be an aftershock from the devastating quake that hit the area in 2011. The 7.3 magnitude quake struck shortly before midnight Saturday and cracked walls, shattered windows and set off […]

Strong Earthquake Hits Off Japan Coast, Triggers Mass Blackouts

TOKYO, Feb 13 (Reuters) – A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 hit off the coast of eastern Japan on Saturday, shaking buildings and triggering widespread blackouts, but there appeared to be no major damage and no tsunami warning was issued. The epicentre of the earthquake was off the coast of Fukushima prefecture […]

Tokyo & Fukushima shaken hard as powerful 7+ earthquake strikes off Japan’s east coast

A 7-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Japan’s Fukushima prefecture on Saturday, violently shaking cities on the eastern seaboard and prompting fears of a tsunami, weeks before the 2011 nuclear disaster’s anniversary. Several seismological agencies have put the magnitude of the quake, which hit east of Japan’s largest island of Honshu, at 7.0 or […]

Indian authorities assess damages after earthquake in Tajikistan

NEW DELHI  – Indian authorities on Saturday said there were no initial reports of critical damage to buildings and infrastructure, or casualties, in its northern states after intense tremors from a quake in the central Asian nation of Tajikistan on Friday night. The US Geological Survey put the quake’s magnitude at 5.9 and centred 35 […]

This week in pictures: Trump’s impeachment, extreme weather in the Balkans, earthquake in Indonesia

This week the House of Representatives voted to impeach US president President Trump once again, as security was tightened in Washington DC after last week’s riots in the Capitol. Extreme weather battered the Balkans with snow, floods and ice. An earthquake struck Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, leaving buildings collapsed and rescue teams searching for survivors. Here’s […]

Indonesia Earthquake Topples Buildings And Kills Dozens

MAMUJU, Indonesia (AP) — A strong, shallow earthquake shook Indonesia’s Sulawesi island just after midnight Friday, toppling homes and buildings, triggering landslides and killing at least 34 people. More than 600 people were injured during the magnitude 6.2 quake, which sent people fleeing their homes in the darkness. Authorities were still collecting information about the […]

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Croatia, Causing Widespread Damage

PETRINJA, Croatia (AP) — A strong earthquake hit central Croatia on Tuesday, destroying buildings and sending panicked people fleeing into rubble-covered streets in a town southeast of the capital. Authorities said at least six people were killed and dozens were injured. The European Mediterranean Seismological Center said the magnitude 6.3 quake hit 46 kilometers (28 […]

EU ‘ready to help’ after earthquake damages building in Croatia

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the EU is “ready to help” Croatia after an earthquake damaged buildings near Zagreb. The moderate earthquake struck near the towns of Petrinja and Sisak at around 06:30 CET on Monday. Several smaller tremors were also felt later on. The Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) registered the earthquake […]

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake off Turkey’s coast felt in Israel

An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 struck off the coast of Turkey‘s Mediterranean coastal province of Antalya on Saturday, the Kandilli Observatory said.The earthquake was felt in Israel, sending a tremor through buildings in multiple places across the country including Jerusalem and the north of the country.The Geological Survey of Israel announced that the earthquake was […]

Young girl rescued from rubble four days after Turkish earthquake

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Two children rescued in Turkey as earthquake death toll tops 80

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Teenager pulled from rubble in Turkey following earthquake

Turkish search and rescue teams lifted teenager Inci Okan out of the rubble of a devastated residence after a powerful earthquake in the Aegean Sea the previous day killed at least 30 people. Video from the IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation showed crews carrying Okan away on a stretcher after she had been released. The Friday […]

At least 27 dead after strong earthquake topples buildings in western Turkey

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Israel-Arab accords an earthquake for Palestinians, who pin their hopes on Biden

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has long been considered an anti-Israel institute, to put it mildly. It was established following an Australian tourist’s attempt to burn down Jerusalem’s Al Aqsa Mosque in 1969. Its members are the representatives of 57 Islamic states, including Turkey and Iran, and for the past four years the organization has […]

‘Well, this is Iceland, sorry about that’: PM shrugs off 5.6-magnitude earthquake during interview

Iceland’s prime minister Katrin Jakobsdottir was interrupted during a press interview when a 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit the country on Tuesday. The Icelandic Meteorological Office said the quake struck at 13:43 local time (17:43 CET) near Krysuvik, about 35 kilometres south of Reykjavik. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, but the tremors briefly […]

Does the recent California earthquake swarm of 600+ foreshadow ‘The Big One’?

by Michael Snyder Over the last few days, a swarm of almost 600 earthquakes has shaken southern California, and a lot of people are becoming extremely concerned about what will happen next.  In fact, if you go on Twitter right now you will find a tremendous amount of speculation that “the Big One” could be coming.  The […]

Major M7.1 Earthquake Strikes Southern California One Day After 6.4 Quake On July 4: Also …Dutchsince Update!

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