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#Earthquake

From TheJournal.ie Athens settles for uneasy night after 5.1-magnitude quake Earthquake

Athens settles for uneasy night after 5.1-magnitude quake

A government spokesman later Friday said “life in Athens is back to normal”.

From TheJournal.ie Southern California hit by 7.1 magnitude earthquake Shook

Southern California hit by 7.1 magnitude earthquake

The latest quake is part of what geologists are calling an ‘earthquake sequence’ and follows a 6.4 magnitude quake on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Los Angeles shakes as Southern California hit by strongest earthquake in 20 years Shakin' In La

Los Angeles shakes as Southern California hit by strongest earthquake in 20 years

The 4 July earthquake has sparked fires in some areas but there are no reports of mass injuries or any deaths.

From TheJournal.ie Buildings shake and workers flee in Australian city of Darwin after powerful earthquake hits Down Under This post contains videos

Buildings shake and workers flee in Australian city of Darwin after powerful earthquake hits

The epicentre of the earthquake was in a remote part of Indonesia.

From TheJournal.ie Donegal struck by 2.1 magnitude earthquake Shaking News

Donegal struck by 2.1 magnitude earthquake

The earthquake struck at 9.18pm last night.

From TheJournal.ie Donegal struck by 2.4 magnitude earthquake overnight Donegal Bay

Donegal struck by 2.4 magnitude earthquake overnight

Tremors were felt by members of the public around the Killybegs area.

From TheJournal.ie Four injured in Sicily earthquake following Mount Etna eruption Italy

Four injured in Sicily earthquake following Mount Etna eruption

The volcano, which is the most active in Europe, erupted on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Mount Etna, the biggest active volcano in Europe, has erupted (but it's not believed to be dangerous) Sicily

Mount Etna, the biggest active volcano in Europe, has erupted (but it's not believed to be dangerous)

More than 130 seismic shocks were recorded around the volcano afterwards.

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami warning as magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes off New Caledonia Tsunami Warning

Tsunami warning as magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes off New Caledonia

There were no immediate reports of damage from the earthquake.

From TheJournal.ie 'Many homes are damaged': Powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska Anchorage

'Many homes are damaged': Powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska

Police in the city of around 300,000 said it had caused “major infrastructure damage”.

From TheJournal.ie 5.7 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Taiwan Taipei

5.7 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Taiwan

The earthquake struck 104 kilometres off the coast of Hualien city.

From TheJournal.ie At least 11 dead and over 130 injured after Haiti earthquake Haiti

At least 11 dead and over 130 injured after Haiti earthquake

Secretary of State for Communications Eddy Jackson Alexis said a preliminary report indicated that 11 people had died.

From TheJournal.ie At least 11 dead in 5.9-magnitude Haiti earthquake, authorities say Earthquake

At least 11 dead in 5.9-magnitude Haiti earthquake, authorities say

The epicentre of the quake was located about 19 kilometres northwest of the city of Port-de-Paix.

From TheJournal.ie Volcano erupts on same Indonesian island as earlier fatal earthquake Eruption This post contains videos

Volcano erupts on same Indonesian island as earlier fatal earthquake

A government volcanologist said it’s possible the eruption was accelerated by the 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Central Sulawesi on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Indonesia reluctantly accepts international help as it struggles to reach 200,000 desperate victims Natural Disaster

Indonesia reluctantly accepts international help as it struggles to reach 200,000 desperate victims

Rescue efforts have been hampered by a lack of heavy machinery and severed transport links.

From TheJournal.ie Indonesian earthquake and tsunami death toll grows as authorities prepare for 1,300 victims Sulawesi

Indonesian earthquake and tsunami death toll grows as authorities prepare for 1,300 victims

Medicines are running out and rescuers are struggling with a shortage of heavy equipment.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll in horrific Indonesia tsunami is now at least 832 and is expected to rise Disaster

Death toll in horrific Indonesia tsunami is now at least 832 and is expected to rise

The death toll is expected to worsen considerably as so many regions have yet to be heard from in the aftermath of the quake.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 400 killed in Indonesian earthquake as hospitals struggle to cope Sulawesi

Almost 400 killed in Indonesian earthquake as hospitals struggle to cope

The main airport in Palu is expected to stay closed for at least 24 hours, complicating disaster relief efforts.

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami hits Indonesia after powerful earthquake Tsunami

Tsunami hits Indonesia after powerful earthquake

The 1.5 metre tsunami slammed into Sulawesi island.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll rises to 35 in horror Japanese earthquake Atsuma

Death toll rises to 35 in horror Japanese earthquake

The 6.6 magnitude quake struck on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why are so many earthquakes hitting one Indonesian island? Lombok

Explainer: Why are so many earthquakes hitting one Indonesian island?

Several earthquakes in recent weeks have killed more than 500 people and left hundreds of thousands homeless.

From TheJournal.ie 10 more dead after fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island Indonesia

10 more dead after fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

The quakes hit throughout yesterday, with the first measuring 6.3 shortly before midday which triggered landslides.

From TheJournal.ie Fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island Lombok

Fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

There have been no reports of deaths or injuries so far.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll surpasses 300 as 5.9-magnitude aftershock rocks Lombok Island Indonesia

Death toll surpasses 300 as 5.9-magnitude aftershock rocks Lombok Island

Aftershocks are hampering rescue efforts on the Indonesian island.

From TheJournal.ie 156,000 homeless as death toll in Indonesia quake rises to 131 Lombok

156,000 homeless as death toll in Indonesia quake rises to 131

Nearly 2,500 people have been hospitalised with serious injuries.

From TheJournal.ie All Irish tourists taken off earthquake-stricken Gili Islands, ambassador says Indonesia

All Irish tourists taken off earthquake-stricken Gili Islands, ambassador says

Rescuers today resumed the search for survivors, and to recover the bodies of victims.

From TheJournal.ie 'Everyone was screaming... it was so scary': Irish woman caught up in Indonesia earthquake Lombok Island

'Everyone was screaming... it was so scary': Irish woman caught up in Indonesia earthquake

Teacher Colleen Garry is travelling in Indonesia for six weeks and told us what it was like to get caught up in the quake.

From TheJournal.ie At least 98 killed as powerful quake strikes tourist island of Lombok Evacuations

At least 98 killed as powerful quake strikes tourist island of Lombok

More than 2,000 tourists are being helped to leave the island after the incident.

From TheJournal.ie At least 37 dead after major earthquake strikes Indonesia's Lombok island near Bali Indonesia

At least 37 dead after major earthquake strikes Indonesia's Lombok island near Bali

The latest quake had a magnitude of seven and struck just 10km underground.

From TheJournal.ie Magnitude 2.6 earthquake hits southeast England as locals report 'rumbling and shaking' Surrey

Magnitude 2.6 earthquake hits southeast England as locals report 'rumbling and shaking'

The earthquake struck Newdigate, Surrey at 12.28pm.

From TheJournal.ie At least three killed and 90 injured as earthquake shakes Japan's Osaka Osaka

At least three killed and 90 injured as earthquake shakes Japan's Osaka

One of the victims was a nine-year-old girl who was killed when a wall collapsed on her at school.

From TheJournal.ie Rescuers search for three Polish miners after deadly quake Poland

Rescuers search for three Polish miners after deadly quake

Rescuers have not been able to establish communication with any of three other missing men.

From TheJournal.ie 13 killed after helicopter crashes as it made way to Mexico earthquake epicentre Tragedy

13 killed after helicopter crashes as it made way to Mexico earthquake epicentre

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico at 11.39pm Irish time last night.

From TheJournal.ie Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes southwest Britain Wales

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes southwest Britain

The earthquake struck at 2.31pm near Swansea, Wales.

From TheJournal.ie Oxfam aid workers used prostitutes during Haiti relief efforts, report claims Earthquake

Oxfam aid workers used prostitutes during Haiti relief efforts, report claims

A spokesperson has confirmed that no staff employed by Oxfam Ireland were involved in the case.

From TheJournal.ie 'We could hear his phone ringing' - Taiwanese rescuers brave leaning building collapse amid quake aftershocks Taiwan

'We could hear his phone ringing' - Taiwanese rescuers brave leaning building collapse amid quake aftershocks

At least nine people died in Tuesday’s earthquake in the popular tourist city of Hualien.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Search for survivors in precariously-tilted buildings after Taiwan earthquake Rescue Efforts

Pictures: Search for survivors in precariously-tilted buildings after Taiwan earthquake

Tower blocks have partially collapsed and it is unclear how many people remain in these buildings.

From TheJournal.ie Taiwan hotel collapses after 6.4-magnitude quake Trapped

Taiwan hotel collapses after 6.4-magnitude quake

Local media are reporting that a number of people are trapped inside.

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska Warning

Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska

The quake struck at 9.31am Irish time.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists are warning of an increase in powerful earthquakes this year Tremors

Scientists are warning of an increase in powerful earthquakes this year

It’s all down to tiny variations in the speed of the planet’s rotation, according to a new study.

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