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#Earthquake

From TheJournal.ie 7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea Tremor

7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

The region also experienced a 6.7 magnitude earthquake yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Baby pulled from rubble 24 hours after Nepal earthquake Earthquake

Baby pulled from rubble 24 hours after Nepal earthquake

Photos have emerged showing the infant being rescued by Nepalese military officers.

From TheJournal.ie Two people pulled alive from rubble five days after Nepal earthquake Survivor

Two people pulled alive from rubble five days after Nepal earthquake

One, a 15-year-old boy, was dazed and covered in dust when he was brought out from the wreckage of a building.

From TheJournal.ie Irish climber catches on video the moment deadly earthquake rocked Everest Earthquake

Irish climber catches on video the moment deadly earthquake rocked Everest

Paul Devaney was at Everest Base Camp in Nepal when the earthquake hit.

From TheJournal.ie Four Irish people have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake Earthquake

Four Irish people have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake

One Nepalese man was removed from the rubble after 82 hours. He said he survived by drinking his own urine.

From TheJournal.ie Ten citizens on government’s list have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake Earthquake

Ten citizens on government’s list have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake

Minister Charlie Flanagan said there have been no reports of any Irish fatalities

From TheJournal.ie Six Irish people have not yet contacted home after Nepal earthquake Earthquake

Six Irish people have not yet contacted home after Nepal earthquake

The names of Irish tourists or travellers have been posted on the Red Cross’s website.

From TheJournal.ie Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000 Disaster

Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000

It’s the Himalayan nation’s deadliest disaster in more than 80 years.

From TheJournal.ie Nepal death toll passes 2,500 as fresh aftershocks and avalanches hit More Tremors

Nepal death toll passes 2,500 as fresh aftershocks and avalanches hit

A strong aftershock has hit the region, as a massive rescue effort gets under way.

People in Nepal are using Facebook to let loved ones know they're safe

Facebook is asking people to mark themselves as ‘safe’ after the massive earthquake yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll passes 1,000 after massive earthquake in Nepal Catastrophe

Death toll passes 1,000 after massive earthquake in Nepal

It has been reported that a number of Irish people are now stranded in Nepal.

From TheJournal.ie LA hit by earthquake but some thought it was just their noisy neighbours West Coast

LA hit by earthquake but some thought it was just their noisy neighbours

The quake hit in the early hours of this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Today's top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

All of the news, none of the waiting.

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami threat passes after 7.5 quake hits Papua New Guinea Earthquake

Tsunami threat passes after 7.5 quake hits Papua New Guinea

The quake occurred 55 kilometres from the nearest city of Kokopo on New Britain island.

From TheJournal.ie Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rocks central Spain Madrid

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rocks central Spain

There are no reports of any injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Rebuilding a shattered country – Haiti, five years later Haiti

Column: Rebuilding a shattered country – Haiti, five years later

The poorest country in the western hemisphere was brought to its knees in 2010, but now it has other threats to deal with amid the efforts to rebuild.

From TheJournal.ie Lives reduced to rubble: Remembering the Haiti earthquake five years on Destruction

Lives reduced to rubble: Remembering the Haiti earthquake five years on

More than 220,000 people lost their lives in the disaster.

From TheJournal.ie 'No damage to any nuclear power stations' after strong quake hits Japan 6.2 Magnitude

'No damage to any nuclear power stations' after strong quake hits Japan

Five people are feared trapped in collapsed buildings.

From TheJournal.ie These are the ten cities most at risk of being hit by natural disasters Take Cover
From TheJournal.ie Child crushed by fireplace in California earthquake Shaken

Child crushed by fireplace in California earthquake

The child is in critical condition and some 130 people were injured in the quake.

From TheJournal.ie Magnitude 6.0 earthquake hits California Shaken

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake hits California

The epicentre was based near Napa.

From TheJournal.ie Iceland lowers aviation risk from volcano to orange alert No-Fly Zone

Iceland lowers aviation risk from volcano to orange alert

Iceland’s Meteorological Office said there is no sign of an eruption.

From TheJournal.ie Relatives of China quake victims will receive $3,200 compensation China Quake

Relatives of China quake victims will receive $3,200 compensation

The government is distributing food and water which is given to old people and children first.

From TheJournal.ie 'Half naked survivors sit along muddy roads quivering in the rain waiting for food and medication' China Quake

'Half naked survivors sit along muddy roads quivering in the rain waiting for food and medication'

So far, 398 people have been confirmed dead and 1,801 injured.

From TheJournal.ie At least 367 dead in southwest China earthquake Breaking

At least 367 dead in southwest China earthquake

The quake measured 6.1 on the Richter Scale.

From TheJournal.ie 5.7-magnitude quake hits Japan Earthquake

5.7-magnitude quake hits Japan

So far, there have been no reports of damage.

From TheJournal.ie Swarm of earthquakes in Alaska leaves scientists puzzled I Feel The Earth Move

Swarm of earthquakes in Alaska leaves scientists puzzled

People there aren’t used to earthquakes, and the recent cluster have some residents worried.

From TheJournal.ie One dead, 30 injured as a series of earthquakes hit southern Pakistan 5.0 Magnitude

One dead, 30 injured as a series of earthquakes hit southern Pakistan

One of the quakes struck at the relatively shallow depth of 10 kilometres.

From TheJournal.ie Mexico City hit by magnitude 7.5 earthquake Powerful

Mexico City hit by magnitude 7.5 earthquake

The quake’s epicenter was 19 miles northwest of Tecpan.

From TheJournal.ie Offshore 7.6 earthquake hits Chile, sparking tsunami warning Tsunami

Offshore 7.6 earthquake hits Chile, sparking tsunami warning

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet was one of those forced to evacuate.

From TheJournal.ie Five dead after 8.2 earthquake rocks northern Chile Disaster Zone

Five dead after 8.2 earthquake rocks northern Chile

The five died in the cities of Iquique and Alto Hospicio.

There was a typically Irish reaction to the Wexford earthquake

People are picking up garden furniture all over the place.

From TheJournal.ie Earthquake! Small tremor felt in south east Ireland last night Ahhhhhhhh

Earthquake! Small tremor felt in south east Ireland last night

There have been no reports so far of damage, with seismologists saying it was of a “low magnitude”.

From TheJournal.ie 6.3 magnitude earthquake rattles New Zealand New Zealand

6.3 magnitude earthquake rattles New Zealand

There have been no immediate reports of injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Magnitude 2.6 earthquake off Cork coast rattles doors and confuses locals I Feel The Earth Move

Magnitude 2.6 earthquake off Cork coast rattles doors and confuses locals

The Irish National Seismic Network says that earthquakes around Ireland are usually at a magnitude of about 1.5 or 1.8 so this is definitely more significant.

From TheJournal.ie Video: 'Evil' King Joffrey in Haiti with aid agency GOAL Haiti

Video: 'Evil' King Joffrey in Haiti with aid agency GOAL

Since arriving on Monday Gleeson has visited a number of the facilities supported by GOAL.

From TheJournal.ie Small tsunami hits Japan after quake Japan

Small tsunami hits Japan after quake

People were warned to stay away from the coast as the tsunami approached.

From TheJournal.ie Despite a few earthquakes in Ireland this year, we're not signed up to earthquake drill today The Earth's Moving

Despite a few earthquakes in Ireland this year, we're not signed up to earthquake drill today

Be one of the 24 million people taking part and get under your desk at 6.17pm to join in.

From TheJournal.ie Earthquake in the Philippines kills 85 people Disaster

Earthquake in the Philippines kills 85 people

The earthquake reached 7.2 on the Richter scale.

From TheJournal.ie This group is digitally preserving the world’s heritage sites for future generations Conservation This post contains images

This group is digitally preserving the world’s heritage sites for future generations

War and natural disasters are causing destruction so a non-profit organisation plans to digitally scan 500 heritage sites over the next five years.