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#Earthquake

From TheJournal.ie 'Miracle dog' Romeo pulled from rubble nine days after earthquake struck Golden Survivor This post contains videos

'Miracle dog' Romeo pulled from rubble nine days after earthquake struck

No human survivors have been found since 24 August.

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Hebdo have drawn cartoons featuring Italy's earthquake victims as lasagne Amatrice

Charlie Hebdo have drawn cartoons featuring Italy's earthquake victims as lasagne

“The drawings are repugnant,” said Italian Justice Minister Andrea Orlando, as furious reactions began flooding social media sites.

From TheJournal.ie Evacuations but no major damage as New Zealand hit by earthquake Quake

Evacuations but no major damage as New Zealand hit by earthquake

A swarm of aftershocks rocked the region.

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't be afraid to scream your suffering': Italy mourns victims of earthquake Italy

'Don't be afraid to scream your suffering': Italy mourns victims of earthquake

Italy’s head of state earlier paid tribute to the “extraordinary effort” of more than 4,000 rescue professionals and volunteers who helped with the rescue effort.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll rises to 267 as Italy declares a national day of mourning Amatrice

Death toll rises to 267 as Italy declares a national day of mourning

Flags will fly at half-mast across the country tomorrow to coincide with funerals for some of the victims.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll in Italy earthquake rises to at least 250 as questions mount Umbria

Death toll in Italy earthquake rises to at least 250 as questions mount

Public prosecutor Giuseppe Saieva said he would be opening an investigation into whether anyone could be held responsible for the disaster.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll rises to at least 159 as Italy counts cost of massive earthquake Amatrice

Death toll rises to at least 159 as Italy counts cost of massive earthquake

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan urged anyone with concerns of Irish casualties to contact his department.

From TheJournal.ie A massive earthquake will inevitably hit California in the future, and experts warn the state is not prepared The Big One

A massive earthquake will inevitably hit California in the future, and experts warn the state is not prepared

A new report shows that people need to face the reality to “prevent the inevitable disaster from becoming a catastrophe”.

From TheJournal.ie Desperate search for survivors as Ecuador earthquake death toll passes 400 Disaster

Desperate search for survivors as Ecuador earthquake death toll passes 400

The earthquake is the biggest tragedy of its kind in Ecuador in 67 years.

From TheJournal.ie 'She was like the gospel in action': Tributes to Derry nun who died in Ecuador earthquake South America This post contains videos

'She was like the gospel in action': Tributes to Derry nun who died in Ecuador earthquake

Sister Clare Theresa Crockett had worked in a school in Playa Prieta.

From TheJournal.ie Ecuador earthquake: At least 233 dead as rescue efforts begin South America

Ecuador earthquake: At least 233 dead as rescue efforts begin

The country was hit by the massive earthquake at around 1am Irish time.

From TheJournal.ie Scores of people feared buried alive after second earthquake Japan

Scores of people feared buried alive after second earthquake

Homes, roads and railway lines were swept away as hillsides collapsed.

From TheJournal.ie "The shaking was so violent I couldn't stand still": Powerful earthquake kills two in Japan Shaking

"The shaking was so violent I couldn't stand still": Powerful earthquake kills two in Japan

The damage and calls for help are concentrated in the town of Mashiki.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Race to free 120 people still buried under rubble Taiwan Earthquake

Photos: Race to free 120 people still buried under rubble

An investigation into the cause of the collapse has been launched.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Over 300 confirmed dead in south Asian quake as rescue effort expands Rising Death Toll

Over 300 confirmed dead in south Asian quake as rescue effort expands

The magnitude-7.5 earthquake hit parts of Afghanistan, Pakistan and India yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Five dead and more than 1 million evacuated from homes in Chile earthquake Massive Quake

Five dead and more than 1 million evacuated from homes in Chile earthquake

Buildings were reported to have swayed as far away as Buenos Aires.

From TheJournal.ie Kiwi building boss in Irish 'racism' storm apologises if comments were 'misinterpreted' Cowboy Builders

Kiwi building boss in Irish 'racism' storm apologises if comments were 'misinterpreted'

Blaming poor work on contractors, he had said some may have “gone back to Ireland”.

From TheJournal.ie Kiwi building boss accused of 'racial profiling' for linking Irish workers to shoddy earthquake repairs New Zealand

Kiwi building boss accused of 'racial profiling' for linking Irish workers to shoddy earthquake repairs

Blaming poor work on contractors, he said some may have “gone back to Ireland”.

From TheJournal.ie TV presenters have hugely different reactions to an earthquake hitting while they're on air Stay Calm

TV presenters have hugely different reactions to an earthquake hitting while they're on air

The 4.0 magnitude earthquake hit California this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how a chicken could one day save thousands of lives Sixth Sense

Here's how a chicken could one day save thousands of lives

Or a fish, board, or even a toad.

From TheJournal.ie "We are relieved": Tourists who stripped naked on 'sacred mountain' allowed to go home Malaysia

"We are relieved": Tourists who stripped naked on 'sacred mountain' allowed to go home

Some in the country blamed them for causing a deadly earthquake on the mountain.

From TheJournal.ie Tourists who stripped naked on a Malaysian mountain blamed for earthquake and now facing jail Peak-a-boo

Tourists who stripped naked on a Malaysian mountain blamed for earthquake and now facing jail

Four have been arrested with police officers saying they “will catch” six more.

From TheJournal.ie Japan might put toilets in lifts in case people get stuck during earthquakes Moveable Poo

Japan might put toilets in lifts in case people get stuck during earthquakes

Definitely qualifies as an emergency.

From TheJournal.ie 137 stranded on mountain top after earthquake Malaysia

137 stranded on mountain top after earthquake

There are reports of one death on the mountain.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday Nine At Nine

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the weekend. Here’s everything you need to know as you take it easy.

From TheJournal.ie An earthquake as strong as the one that hit Nepal has hit Japan Violent Shaking

An earthquake as strong as the one that hit Nepal has hit Japan

There have been no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

From TheJournal.ie Nepal earthquake survivor: 'More than anything now, the women need safety' Opinion

Nepal earthquake survivor: 'More than anything now, the women need safety'

One month on, a survivor of the Nepalese earthquake talks about the conditions in the camps and the dangers faced by displaced women and girls.

From TheJournal.ie Earthquake strikes in Wales (and shakes Ireland a tiny bit)
From TheJournal.ie Wreck of missing US helicopter found in Nepal Earthquake

Wreck of missing US helicopter found in Nepal

It is unknown if there are any survivors.

From TheJournal.ie "People have no hope left. We know that another quake is coming" Fresh Tragedy

"People have no hope left. We know that another quake is coming"

The search has also been continuing for a US military helicopter that went missing while delivering aid.

From TheJournal.ie Irish people are jokingly using Facebook's Nepal safety check-in Bad Form

Irish people are jokingly using Facebook's Nepal safety check-in

Their friends really aren’t impressed.

From TheJournal.ie "We were sitting in the car when it started to shake...it was sheer pandemonium" Earthquake

"We were sitting in the car when it started to shake...it was sheer pandemonium"

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, an Oxfam aid worker on the ground described the consequences of yesterday’s earthquake.

From TheJournal.ie US helicopter missing in Nepal after massive earthquake that killed dozens Fresh Tremors

US helicopter missing in Nepal after massive earthquake that killed dozens

A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs said there were no reports or suggestions of any Irish casualties.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: The terrifying moment the Nepal quake struck the parliament Panic This post contains videos

WATCH: The terrifying moment the Nepal quake struck the parliament

Dozens of people have been declared dead after the 7.3 magnitude earthquake.

From TheJournal.ie 101-year-old man pulled from rubble alive is surprised he survived second Nepal quake Survivor

101-year-old man pulled from rubble alive is surprised he survived second Nepal quake

Irish Aid has today delivered more than 63 tonnes of life-saving humanitarian supplies.

From TheJournal.ie 101-year-old man in Nepal pulled from rubble alive - eight days after quake Nepal

101-year-old man in Nepal pulled from rubble alive - eight days after quake

Separately, the death toll from last weekend’s disaster has now surpassed 7,000.

From TheJournal.ie 'The avalanche just missed us': Irish home safe after Nepal earthquake Fundraising

'The avalanche just missed us': Irish home safe after Nepal earthquake

One has set up a fundraising page to help with the aid effort.

From TheJournal.ie 'No chance' of more survivors beneath rubble Nepal

'No chance' of more survivors beneath rubble

The Department of Foreign Affairs here has confirmed all 170 Irish in affected regions have been accounted for.

From TheJournal.ie All Irish citizens in Nepal are safe, as 1,000 Europeans remain missing Earthquake

All Irish citizens in Nepal are safe, as 1,000 Europeans remain missing

The death toll has topped 6,000.