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Japan falls silent to mark decade since tsunami disaster
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Japan falls silent to mark decade since tsunami disaster

Mar 11th 2021, 7:07 AM 8,649 Views 6 Comments

A minute’s silence was observed across the country at 2.46 pm local time, the precise moment a 9.0 magnitude quake hit.

Tsunami warnings lifted across South Pacific as threat from monster quakes subsides
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Tsunami warnings lifted across South Pacific as threat from monster quakes subsides

Mar 5th 2021, 7:59 AM 12,761 Views 0 Comments

Quakes of 7.3, 7.4 and 8.1 magnitude struck near New Zealand’s remote Kermadec Islands.

Tsunami warning lifted after 6.8 magnitude earthquake in eastern Indonesia
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Tsunami warning lifted after 6.8 magnitude earthquake in eastern Indonesia

Updated Apr 12th 2019, 4:00 PM 10,462 Views 1 Comment

Residents in the Morowali district earlier fled their homes.

Flights redirected as Indonesia hikes alert level for volcano that sparked tsunami
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Flights redirected as Indonesia hikes alert level for volcano that sparked tsunami

Dec 27th 2018, 8:39 AM 7,330 Views 4 Comments

A spokesperson for the national disaster agency said there is a danger of more eruptions.

Torrential rain hampers efforts of Indonesian rescuers to reach isolated communities
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Torrential rain hampers efforts of Indonesian rescuers to reach isolated communities

Dec 26th 2018, 8:08 AM 5,269 Views 1 Comment

The latest death toll stands at 429, with 1,485 people injured and another 154 still missing.

Death toll now over 400 after Indonesian tsunami as clean water and medicine supplies dwindle
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Death toll now over 400 after Indonesian tsunami as clean water and medicine supplies dwindle

Dec 25th 2018, 8:03 AM 5,350 Views 2 Comments

The latest death toll stood at 429, with 1,485 people injured.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Dec 23rd 2018, 8:10 PM 11,419 Views 1 Comment

A tsunami in Indonesia, the Blanchardstown shooting and an anti-eviction protest in Roscommon…

5,000 still feared missing as Indonesian earthquake death toll rises
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5,000 still feared missing as Indonesian earthquake death toll rises

Oct 7th 2018, 10:30 AM 6,702 Views 4 Comments

Indonesia’s disaster agency says they have recovered 1,763 bodies so far.

Indonesia clamps down on looting as earthquake and tsunami death toll tops 1,200
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Indonesia clamps down on looting as earthquake and tsunami death toll tops 1,200

Oct 2nd 2018, 7:06 PM 6,926 Views 3 Comments

Almost 200,000 people are in need of urgent help.

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

Sep 30th 2018, 8:11 AM 12,863 Views 7 Comments

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

Almost 400 killed in Indonesian earthquake as hospitals struggle to cope
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Almost 400 killed in Indonesian earthquake as hospitals struggle to cope

Updated Sep 29th 2018, 1:16 PM 45,879 Views 21 Comments

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

Tsunami hits Indonesia after powerful earthquake
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Tsunami hits Indonesia after powerful earthquake

Sep 28th 2018, 6:32 PM 17,163 Views 9 Comments

The 1.5 metre tsunami slammed into Sulawesi island.

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

Updated Aug 5th 2018, 7:17 PM 28,707 Views 10 Comments

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

Storm waves in the west moved boulders onto the top of this cliff
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Storm waves in the west moved boulders onto the top of this cliff

Mar 2nd 2018, 6:10 AM 50,321 Views 20 Comments

Previously it was assumed that only a tsunami could be that powerful.

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

Jan 23rd 2018, 6:25 PM 58,124 Views 42 Comments

The quake struck at 9.31am Irish time.

New Zealand on tsunami alert after massive earthquake
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New Zealand on tsunami alert after massive earthquake

Dec 17th 2016, 1:10 PM 21,834 Views 5 Comments

The earthquake struck this morning.

At least 97 dead and hundreds injured in Indonesian earthquake
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At least 97 dead and hundreds injured in Indonesian earthquake

Dec 7th 2016, 10:05 PM 14,296 Views 10 Comments

The province was devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

'The fear that I felt almost six years ago came back': Relief as tsunami warning lifted in Japan
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'The fear that I felt almost six years ago came back': Relief as tsunami warning lifted in Japan

Nov 22nd 2016, 8:12 AM 8,139 Views 9 Comments

The powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake sparked fears of a repeat of the 2011 disaster.

Evacuations but no major damage as New Zealand hit by earthquake
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Evacuations but no major damage as New Zealand hit by earthquake

Sep 1st 2016, 11:29 PM 82,852 Views 33 Comments

A swarm of aftershocks rocked the region.

PICTURES: The ghosts of Japan's disaster still haunt 5 years later
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PICTURES: The ghosts of Japan's disaster still haunt 5 years later

Mar 11th 2016, 6:03 AM 12,479 Views 7 Comments

Eye-witnesses to the events of Japans “triple disaster” recount their memories.

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

Sep 17th 2015, 9:14 AM 28,151 Views 21 Comments

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

Tsunami threat passes after 7.5 quake hits Papua New Guinea
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Tsunami threat passes after 7.5 quake hits Papua New Guinea

Mar 30th 2015, 8:32 AM 8,836 Views 0 Comments

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

10 years on: Women fight for rights and equality after devastating tsunami
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10 years on: Women fight for rights and equality after devastating tsunami

Dec 26th 2014, 1:31 PM 10,410 Views 6 Comments

The natural disaster – one of the worst in history – claimed the lives of 230,000 people.

Column: Women, the elderly, and the disabled are disproportionately hit by natural disasters
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Column: Women, the elderly, and the disabled are disproportionately hit by natural disasters

Oct 13th 2014, 8:00 AM 666 Views 8 Comments

Surely powerful natural events like cyclones and tsunamis should be indiscriminate in their destruction? The figures tell a different story.

Forget bomb shelters, 'tsunami survival capsules' could be the new thing in Japan
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Forget bomb shelters, 'tsunami survival capsules' could be the new thing in Japan

Sep 11th 2014, 8:00 AM 18,376 Views 21 Comments

The spherical capsules are designed to deflect debris strikes.

These are the ten cities most at risk of being hit by natural disasters
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These are the ten cities most at risk of being hit by natural disasters

Sep 6th 2014, 9:45 AM 23,977 Views 19 Comments

Spoiler: Ireland is grand.

14-year-old girl reunited with her family after being swept away by tsunami 10 years ago
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14-year-old girl reunited with her family after being swept away by tsunami 10 years ago

Aug 7th 2014, 6:30 PM 74,171 Views 49 Comments

Her mother said, ‘My heart beat so fast when I saw her. I hugged her and she hugged me back.’

Tsunami warning issued after earthquake hits off Fukushima coast
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Tsunami warning issued after earthquake hits off Fukushima coast

Jul 11th 2014, 9:32 PM 16,971 Views 25 Comments

The 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck in the Pacific off Fukushima.

Offshore 7.6 earthquake hits Chile, sparking tsunami warning
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Offshore 7.6 earthquake hits Chile, sparking tsunami warning

Apr 3rd 2014, 9:34 AM 5,440 Views 2 Comments

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

Japanese team's goal celebration remembers tsunami anniversary
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Japanese team's goal celebration remembers tsunami anniversary

Mar 11th 2014, 5:39 PM 4,522 Views 2 Comments

Players of J-League side Sanfrecce Hiroshima spelt out the date of the tragedy during an Asian Champions League game today.

Almost 10 years on from the Asian tsunami: what's happening to coastal fishing villages?
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Almost 10 years on from the Asian tsunami: what's happening to coastal fishing villages?

Mar 8th 2014, 7:00 AM 10,781 Views 5 Comments

Shoreline communities in countries like India were the hardest hit in 2004′s devastating tsunami. But thanks to Irish assistance, almost 40,000 people in desperate need were helped.

Small tsunami hits Japan after quake
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Small tsunami hits Japan after quake

Oct 25th 2013, 9:08 PM 8,499 Views 8 Comments

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

New radioactive water leak at Fukushima
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New radioactive water leak at Fukushima

Jun 21st 2013, 8:42 AM 4,072 Views 37 Comments

More than 18,000 people died when the towering tsunami smashed into Japan’s northeast in March 2011 setting off the crisis at Fukushima.

Frustrations over slow recovery as Japan marks anniversary of tsunami
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Frustrations over slow recovery as Japan marks anniversary of tsunami

Mar 11th 2013, 11:51 AM 2,951 Views 2 Comments

Hundreds of people displaced in the Fukushima emergency have today filed a lawsuit seeking official compensation.

Quake shakes buildings in Tokyo
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Quake shakes buildings in Tokyo

Feb 25th 2013, 8:10 AM 3,684 Views 1 Comment

No risk of a tsunami, says Japan’s meteorological agency.

Five dead as 8.0 quake off Solomons sparks Pacific tsunami
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Five dead as 8.0 quake off Solomons sparks Pacific tsunami

Feb 6th 2013, 8:16 AM 6,810 Views 2 Comments

Latest reports suggest that between 60 to 70 homes have been damaged by waves crashing into at least four villages on Santa Cruz Islands.

7.7 magnitude quake hits off Alaska, triggers local tsunami
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7.7 magnitude quake hits off Alaska, triggers local tsunami

Jan 5th 2013, 11:20 AM 7,921 Views 10 Comments

Homes nearby were shaken but there have been no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Earthquake hits Indonesia's Banda Sea
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Earthquake hits Indonesia's Banda Sea

Dec 10th 2012, 5:32 PM 6,264 Views 6 Comments

There is not said to be a tsunami threat after the earthquake.

Japan may scrap nuclear plant over seismic fault
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Japan may scrap nuclear plant over seismic fault

Dec 10th 2012, 2:00 PM 3,294 Views 11 Comments

Geologists say an existing Japanese nuclear plant may be sited over an active seismic fault – indicating that it will probably have to be scrapped.

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