First responders arrive to inspect homes in Lebanon, New Jersey, the epicenter of a 4.8 magnitude earthquake, according to the Geological Survey (USGS) on April 5,.//AFP

‘I am still fine’: New York rattled by small earthquake, aftershock

New York, United States – UN Security Council diplomats were shaken in their chairs, planes got briefly grounded, and furniture rattled across New York Friday when an earthquake jolted the city…

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Magnitude-6.0 quake shakes northeast Japan, no tsunami alert

Tokyo, Japan – A magnitude-6.0 earthquake struck off northeastern Japan’s Fukushima region on Thursday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, but no tsunami warning was issued. There were no immediate reports of…

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Japan quake toll hits 161 as snow hampers relief

The death toll from Japan’s New Year’s Day earthquake jumped to 161 on Monday as snow complicated relief efforts with more than 2,000 people still cut off and many others lacking…

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Road cracks caused by an earthquake is seen in Wajima, Ishikawa prefecture, Japan January 1, 2024, in this photo released by Kyodo. (Kyodo via REUTERS)

Massive earthquake jolts Japan, residents rush to evacuate coast

TOKYO, Jan 1 (Reuters) – A powerful earthquake struck central Japan on Monday, triggering warnings for residents to evacuate some coastal areas, knocking out power to thousands of homes and…

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Collapsed buildings are seen after an earthquake in Dahejia, Jishishan County, in northwest China’s Gansu province on December 19, 2023. At least 111 people were killed when an earthquake collapsed buildings in northwest China, state media reported on December 19, as rescue workers raced to start digging through rubble. STR / AFP

More than 110 dead in northwest China earthquake

At least 111 people were killed when an earthquake collapsed buildings in northwest China, state media reported Tuesday, as rescue workers raced to start digging through rubble. About 100 were…

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File photo : Earthquake-affected residents ride a boat as they evacuate from Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur province on December 3, 2023, following a 7.6 magnitude quake late on December 2. //AFP

Magnitude 6.9 quake latest to rattle southern Philippines

Manila, Philippines – A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off the coast of the southern Philippines early Monday, the United States Geological Survey said, the latest in a slew of strong quakes…

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People gather at an evacuation center, in the aftermath of an earthquake, in Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, Philippines December 2,.//Reuters

Strong quake in Philippines triggers tsunami warnings and evacuations

Manila – Evacuations were under way in the Philippines after a quake of at least magnitude 7.5 struck the southern region of Mindanao on Saturday night, triggering tsunami warnings in…

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Earthquake hits Kanchanaburi Sunday morning

An earthquake, measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale, hit Sangkhla district of the western province of Kanchanaburi at about 3am Sunday morning, the Meteorological Department reports. The epicentre of the…

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Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai buildings damaged by Myanmar quake

Thirteen hospitals and about 30 school buildings in Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai have minor cracks following the earthquake, measuring at 6.7 magnitude on the Richter scale, which struck Kengtung…

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Students and teachers are evacuated from their school as the tremor could be felt in Chiang Rai province.

Strong earthquake hits Kengtung in Myanmar this morning

An earthquake, measuring at 6.4 on the Richter scale, struck Kengtung of Shan state in Myanmar on Friday morning at 8.37am. It was followed by four aftershocks, according to the…

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Minor earthquake hit Chiang Rai last night, no reports of damage

A 3.6 magnitude earthquake shook four districts of Thailand’s northern province of Chiang Rai about 45 minutes after midnight last night (Thursday morning), according to the Department of Mineral Resources….

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Earthquake in Laos felt in Chiang Rai

A moderate earthquake hit Luang Namtha city in Laos early Tuesday morning and the tremors could be felt in Chiang Rai province of Thailand. The 4.1 magnitude quake hit at…

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A digger rescues a donkey trapped under rubble after an earthquake in the mountain village of Tafeghaghte, southwest of the city of Marrakesh, on September 9.//AFP

Race to find survivors as Morocco quake deaths top 2,000

Morocco’s deadliest earthquake in decades has killed more than 2,000 people, authorities said Saturday, as troops and emergency services scrambled to reach remote mountain villages where victims are still feared…

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Residents take shelter ouside at a square following an earthquake in Marrakesh on September 9, 2023. Nearly 300 people were killed after a powerful earthquake rattled Morocco on September 8 night, according to a preliminary government count, with Marrakesh residents reporting “unbearable” screams followed the 6.8-magnitude quake. Fadel SENNA / AFP

Morocco quake kills at least 296 people

A powerful earthquake shook Morocco late Friday and killed nearly 300 people, according to a preliminary government count, with terrified residents fleeing their homes in the middle of the night….

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Phitsanuloke earthquake Thursday morning caused by a hidden fault

Fully equipped officials from Thailand’s Department of Mineral Resources will visit Pai Lom sub-district in Bang Krathum district of Phitsanuloke province to investigate the 4.5 magnitude earthquake early this morning,…

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4.5 magnitude earthquake in Phitsanuloke province on Thursday morning

There was a 4.5 magnitude earthquake early this morning (Thursday), in the Bang Krathum district of Thailand’s northern province of Phitsanuloke. Its effects were felt in the nearby provinces of…

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People flee high-rise buildings in Bangkok as Myanmar quake tremors felt

Many office workers in high-rise buildings in Bangkok and Nonthaburi province rushed into the streets after they felt their buildings shake this morning (Monday). One netizen tweeted that he was…

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A collapsed house in the aftermath of an earthquake is seen in Suzu, Ishikawa prefecture, Japan, May 5, in this photo taken by Kyodo. Photo: Reuters

Strong earthquake kills one, destroys houses in Japan

A powerful earthquake struck central Japan on Friday, leaving at least one person dead and 21 injured, while collapsing a number of buildings. The 6.5 magnitude quake hit the central Ishikawa region…

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View of debris after an earthquake in the city of Machala, Ecuador on March 18, 2023.(Photo by Gleen Suarez / AFP)

At least 14 killed as strong quake jolts Ecuador and Peru

At least 14 people were killed, several were wounded and buildings were damaged in a powerful earthquake that shook Peru and Ecuador on Saturday, authorities said. Destroyed buildings, crushed vehicles…

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The coastal city of Samandag on February 21, 2023, a day after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake was recorded in Turkey’s southern province of Hatay, the hardest hit by a February 6 tremor which left more than 41,000 dead in the country, the disaster response agency AFAD said. (Photo by Bulent Kilic)

Turkey earthquake a daunting debut for Thailand’s international rescue team

The concept of a national urban search and rescue (USAR) team set up for large-scale natural or man-made disasters is rather new in Thailand. The country’s only USAR team has…

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Staff of the Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) search through the rubble of a damaged building after a 6.4-magnitude quake hit the Hatay province in southern Turkey, in Antakya, on February 20, 2023. YASIN AKGUL / AFP

Thais in Turkish province of Hatay are safe after earthquake on Monday night

Sixteen Thai people living in the Turkish province of Hatay are safe, after the latest earthquake on Monday night. Spokesperson for the Thai Foreign Ministry, Kanchana Patarachoke, said today (Tuesday)…

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People react after an earthquake in Antakya in Hatay province, Turkey, February 20, 2023. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Fresh earthquake hits Turkey-Syria border two weeks after disaster

Another earthquake struck the border region of Turkey and Syria on Monday, just two weeks after the area was devastated by a larger quake that killed more than 47,000 people and damaged…

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Minor earthquake felt in Phang-nga Monday afternoon, no damage

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake was reported in Kapong district of Thailand’s southern province of Phang-nga this afternoon (Monday), but there have been no reports of damage or casualties. According to…

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People react as they sit on the wreckage of collapsed buildings, in Aleppo, Syria, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023. / AP

Turkey, Syria earthquake search intensifies

ADANA, Turkey (AP) — Rescuers are racing to pull survivors from earthquake rubble before they succumb to cold weather in southern Turkey and war-ravaged northern Syria. As the death toll…

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Syrian rescuers gather above the rubble of a collapsed building, on February 7, 2023, in the town of Jandaris, in the rebel-held part of Aleppo province, as a search operation continues following a deadly earthquake. (Photo by Mohammed AL-RIFAI / AFP)

Earthquake kills more than 5,000 in Turkey, Syria

Rescuers in Turkey and Syria braved frigid weather, aftershocks and collapsing buildings Tuesday, as they dug for survivors buried by an earthquake that killed more than 5,000 people. Disaster agencies…

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Earthquake kills more than 3,800 in Turkey, Syria

A major earthquake struck Turkey and Syria on Monday, killing more than 3,800 people and flattening thousands of buildings as rescuers dug with bare hands for survivors. Dozens of nations pledged aid…

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A member of Syria’s White Helmets civil defence group carries a child rescued from rubble in the town of Zardana in Idlib province © Abdulaziz KETAZ / AFP

Quake kills over 1,400 in Turkey, Syria

The most powerful earthquake in nearly a century struck Turkey and Syria early Monday, killing over 1,400 people in their sleep, levelling buildings and causing tremors felt as far away…

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A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook central Turkey early Monday and was followed by a strong aftershock (AP Graphics)

Powerful 7.8 quake knocks down buildings in Turkey, Syria

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A 7.8 magnitude quake knocked down multiple buildings in southeast Turkey and Syria early Monday and many casualties are feared. At least 10 deaths were reported…

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A picture shows the damage after an earthquake struck the city of Khoy in Iran’s West Azerbaijan province on January 29, 2023. (Photo by Soheil FARAJI / ISNA / AFP)

5.9-magnitude quake in Iran kills three, injures hundreds

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck northwest Iran near the border with Turkey late Saturday, killing at least three people and injuring 816, state media said. The shallow quake hit the city…

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6.2-magnitude quake hits off Indonesia’s Sumatra: USGS

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Indonesia’s Sumatra island early Monday, the US Geological Survey reported. The epicentre of the quake was 48 kilometres (30 miles) south-southeast of…

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Magnitude 5.9 quake hits northwest Turkey, causing panic

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A magnitude 5.9 earthquake hit a town in northwest Turkey early Wednesday, causing widespread panic but there was no immediate report of major damage, Turkey’s Disaster…

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A damaged house is pictured after an earthquake in Cianjur, West Java province, Indonesia, November 22, 2022. / REUTERS

Traumatised relatives await news of missing in quake-hit Indonesia

Traumatised relatives awaited news on Wednesday of the fate of loved ones missing after an earthquake shattered a town in Indonesia’s West Java on Monday, with more heavy machinery deployed to clear landslides that…

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Rescue workers carry the body of a victim in Cianjur on November 22, 2022, following a 5.6-magnitude earthquake that killed at least 162 people, with hundreds injured and others missing. (Photo by ADEK BERRY / AFP)

Indonesia quake toll jumps to 268, rescuers hunt for survivors

(AFP) – The death toll from an earthquake on Indonesia’s main island of Java jumped to 268 on Tuesday, as rescuers searched for survivors in the rubble and relatives started…

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A view of a collapsed school building following an earthquake in Cianjur, West Java province, Indonesia, November 21, 2022. REUTERS/Iman Firmansyah

Indonesia quake kills over 160, search for survivors continues

CIANJUR, Indonesia (Reuters) – A powerful earthquake killed more than 160 people in Indonesia’s West Java province on Monday, with rescuers searching for survivors trapped under the rubble amid a…

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Municipality officers evacuate their injured colleague following an earthquake in Cianjur, West Java province, Indonesia, November 21, 2022. Antara Foto/Regional Disasters Mitigation Agency (BPBD) via REUTERS

Indonesia quake kills more than 50, injures hundreds and destroys homes

JAKARTA, Nov 21 (Reuters) – A 5.6-magnitude earthquake killed more than 50 people and injured hundreds in Indonesia’s West Java province on Monday, with rescuers trying to reach survivors trapped…

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Chiang Mai struck by 4.1 magnitude earthquake Thursday morning

Thailand’s northern province of Chiang Mai was struck by an earthquake of 4.1 magnitude on the Richter scale, at 4.36am this morning (Thursday). It was the strongest quake in the…

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Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits Mindanao island, Philippines – EMSC

An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 struck Mindanao island in the Philippines on Wednesday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said. The quake was at a depth of 26 km (16 miles), EMSC…

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Paramilitary police officers head to Shimian county for search and rescue operations following a 6.8-magnitude earthquake, in Yaan, Sichuan province, China September 6, 2022. cnsphoto via REUTERS/File Photo

China’s Sichuan returning to normal as earthquake death toll hits 93

Officials in China’s Sichuan province, which was hit by an earthquake that killed 93 last week, lowered the emergency response level as most transportation, electricity and communication services resumed, state media reported…

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Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes Papua, Indonesia, no tsunami warning -BMKG

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck the region of Papua in Indonesia on Saturday and has no potential to trigger a tsunami, the country’s geophysics agency (BMKG) said. The quake struck about…

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Boulders fall as a vehicle negotiates a road during an earthquake in Bauko, Mountain Province, Philippines on Wednesday July 27, 2022. A strong earthquake left some people dead and injured dozens in the northern Philippines on Wednesday, where the temblor set off small landslides and damaged buildings and churches and prompted terrified crowds and hospital patients in the capital to rush outdoors. One passenger was injured after a boulder hit the vehicle. (AP Photo/Harley Palangchao)

Strong quake kills 5, injures dozens in northern Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A strong earthquake set off landslides and damaged buildings in the northern Philippines on Wednesday, killing at least five people and injuring dozens. In the capital,…

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Residents evacuate their building after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, some 300 kilometers away, was felt in Manila on July 27, 2022. / AFP

7.1-magnitude earthquake hits northern Philippines: USGS

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit the northern Philippines Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said, shattering windows of buildings at the epicentre and shaking high-rise towers more than 300 kilometres (185 miles)…

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A man stands among destruction after an earthquake in Gayan village, in Paktika province, Afghanistan, Thursday, June 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Nooroozi)

Aftershock in Afghanistan as quake toll rises to 1,150 dead

Tents, food, and medical supplies rolled into the mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan where thousands were left homeless or injured by this week’s powerful earthquake, which state media said killed…

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People carry injured to a helicopter following a massive earthquake, in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, June 22, 2022, in this screen grab taken from a video. BAKHTAR NEWS AGENCY/Handout via REUTERS

Afghanistan earthquake kills at least 1,000 but toll expected to rise

KABUL, June 22 (Reuters) – The death toll from an earthquake in Afghanistan on Wednesday hit 1,000, disaster management officials said, with more than 600 injured and the toll expected…

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A shakemap of the earthquake of magnitude 6.1 that struck eastern Afghanistan, near the country’s border with Pakistan, early morning on June 22, 2022. A shakemap represents the ground shaking produced by an earthquake. The information is different from the earthquake‘s magnitude and epicenter as a shakemap focuses on the variation in ground shaking produced by the earthquake, rather than describing the earthquake‘s source or strength. (Source: USGS)

Strong earthquake kills at least 280 in Afghanistan

KABUL, June 22 (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 killed at least 280 people in Afghanistan early on Wednesday, officials said, adding that hundreds of people were injured and the toll was likely to rise…

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People evacuate at a shelter in Soma, Fukushima prefecture on the morning of March 17, 2022 following a powerful 7.3-magnitude quake on March 16. – Authorities lifted a tsunami advisory and electricity was restored after a powerful 7.4-magnitude quake jolted northeastern Japan on Wednesday night in waters near the site of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. At least one person died in the coastal city of Soma and dozens more were injured in the quake, local news agency Kyodo reported, as authorities said emergency departments in affected areas received numerous calls to respond to emergencies. (Photo by JIJI PRESS / AFP) / Japan OUT

Thousands of households without power in northeast Japan after earthquake kills four

TOKYO (Reuters) – Thousands of Japanese households remained without power on Thursday as companies worked to assess damage the morning after a powerful quake hit the northeast coast of Japan, leaving at least four…

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6.7-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia’s Sumatra

Jakarta (AFP) – A strong quake struck off the west coast of Indonesia’s Sumatra island early on Monday, sending residents fleeing from their homes, but no damage or victims were reported…

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Police officers help to evacuate patients after a magnitude 6.2 earthquake damaged a local hospital in West Pasaman, in Indonesia’s West Sumatra province on February 25, 2022. (Photo by IDENVI SUSANTO / AFP)

Two dead as 6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia’s Sumatra

At least two people died when a 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Sumatra island on Friday, with residents shuttling loved ones to safety as buildings crumbled around them. The quake came…

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Expert warns of aftershocks after 5.8 magnitude earthquake today in Laos

A structural engineering expert has warned of possible aftershocks in the next few days, following the 5.8 magnitude earthquake in the Lao PDR at 4.06am today (Monday), which was also…

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Earthquake in Laos felt in many parts of Thailand Monday morning

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck the Lao PDR at 4.06am local time, with its epicentre at a depth of about 10 kilometres, was reported by the Earthquake Observation Division of…

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Villagers stand outside a building in Maumere in East Nusa Tenggara on Flores island on December 14, 2021, after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast in eastern Indonesia. (Photo by YANUARIUS ARLINO WELIANTO / AFP)

7.3-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia

Jakarta (AFP) – A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, with monitors briefly warning of the possibility of hazardous tsunami waves before lifting the threat….

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Injured women receive treatment at a local hospital following an earthquake in Harnai, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of Quetta, Pakistan, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. The powerful earthquake collapsed at least one coal mine and dozens of mud houses in southwest Pakistan early Thursday. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)

Strong earthquake in southwest Pakistan kills at least 23

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A powerful earthquake collapsed at least one coal mine and dozens of mud houses in southwest Pakistan early Thursday, killing at least 23 people as the…

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An emergency and rescue official examine the damage to a building in the popular shopping Chapel Street in Melbourne on September 22, 2021, after a 5.8-magnitude earthquake. (Photo by William WEST / AFP)

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes near Melbourne, tremors rattle southeast Australia

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE (Reuters) A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck near Melbourne on Wednesday, Geoscience Australia said, one of the country’s biggest quakes on record, causing damage to buildings in the country’s second largest city and sending tremors throughout neighbouring states. The quake’s epicentre was near the…

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Powerful quake shakes southwest Mexico, one dead

(Reuters) – A powerful earthquake struck southwestern Mexico near the beach resort of Acapulco on Tuesday, killing at least one man who was crushed by a falling post, and causing…

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A bulldozer clears the rubble of a building that collapsed in the earthquake in Brefet, a neighborhood of Les Cayes, Haiti, on August 17, 2021. – The death toll from a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti has risen to 1,941, the Caribbean nation’s civil protection agency said Tuesday, as a tropical storm brought torrential downpours on survivors already coping with catastrophe. More than 9,900 people were wounded when the quake struck the southwestern part of the Caribbean nation on Saturday, about 100 miles (160 kilometers) to the west of the capital Port-au-Prince, according to the updated toll. (Photo by Reginald LOUISSAINT JR / AFP)

Earthquake, storm and floods: no relief in sight for Haiti as toll rises

Les Cayes, Haiti (AFP) – The death toll from a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti has risen to 1,941, the Caribbean nation’s civil protection agency said Tuesday, as a tropical storm brought…

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A person injured in the earthquake is transferred to a US Coast Guard helicopter in Les Cayes, Haiti, Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, two days after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the southwestern part of the country. (AP Photo/Joseph Odelyn)

Haiti quake death toll rises to 1,419, injured now at 6,000

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — A hospital in southwestern Haiti, where a powerful earthquake flattened homes, shops and other buildings over the weekend, was so overwhelmed with patients that many…

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Firefighters search for survivors inside a collapsed building, after Saturday´s 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Joseph Odelyn)

Death toll in massive Haiti quake jumps to over 1,200

The death toll in Haiti’s powerful earthquake jumped to over 1,200 on Sunday, as crews desperately dug through collapsed buildings for survivors in the Caribbean nation still reeling from its…

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People gather outside the Petit Pas Hotel, destroyed by the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Joseph Odelyn)

Haiti searches for survivors after quake kills at least 304

At least 304 people died and hundreds were injured after a major earthquake struck southwestern Haiti on Saturday (August 14), authorities said, reducing churches, hotels, schools, and homes to rubble…

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Damaged buildings are seen in Fukushima on February 13, 2021 after a strong 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck late off the eastern coast of Japan but no tsunami warning was issued, Japanese authorities said. (Photo by – / JIJI PRESS / AFP) / Japan OUT

Strong 7.3-quake rattles east Japan, no tsunami risk

A strong 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan’s east coast late Saturday, rattling the region hit by the powerful 2011 quake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown just weeks before the disaster’s 10th anniversary….

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A policeman from a K-9 unit searches for anyone trapped under the rubble at Mitra Manakarra hospital in Mamuju on January 17, 2021, which was badly damaged in the 6.2 magnitude earthquake on January 15. – Members of a search and rescue team look for people trapped in the rubble at Mitra Manakarra hospital in Mamuju on January 17, 2021, which was badly damaged in the 6.2 magnitude earthquake on January 15. (Photo by ADEK BERRY / AFP)

Indonesian medics overwhelmed by quake casualties

Medics battled exhaustion and the risk of Covid-19 as they raced Monday to treat scores of people injured by a devastating earthquake on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island. At least 81 people were…

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Rescuers search for survivors at the Mitra Manakarra hospital in Mamuju city. / AFP

Powerful Indonesia quake kills at least 34, topples buildings

A powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Sulawesi island early Friday, killing at least 34 people, levelling a hospital and severely damaging other buildings, authorities said. Hundreds more were injured when the…

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Rescue operations take place on a site secured by the police after an earthquake struck the Aegean Sea, in the coastal province of Izmir, Turkey, November 1, 2020. / REUTERS

Three-year-old rescued from rubble, Turkey quake death toll hits 81

A three-year-old girl was rescued from a collapsed building in the western Turkish city of Izmir on Monday, officials said, nearly three days after a powerful earthquake in the Aegean…

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A policeman removes rubble from a building damaged by an earthquake in Oaxaca, Mexico, Tuesday, June 23, 2020. The earthquake was centered near the resort of Huatulco, in the southern state of Oaxaca.

Powerful earthquake shakes southern Mexico, at least 5 dead

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A powerful earthquake centered near the southern Mexico resort of Huatulco on Tuesday killed at least five people, swayed buildings in Mexico City and sent thousands…

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(Photo) Residents who were evacuated from their homes after an earthquake are seen at a gymnasium of Iwafune junior high school acting as a makeshift evacuation center, in Murakami, Niigata prefecture, Japan June 19, 2019/ Kyodo/via REUTERS

Strong quake strikes northwest Japan, triggers small tsunami, power cuts

TOKYO (Reuters) – A strong and shallow earthquake struck Japan’s northwest coast around Niigata prefecture on Tuesday, triggering a small tsunami, shaking buildings and cutting power to around 9,000 buildings….

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(Photo) The earthquake rattled Changning County in Yibin City at 10.55pm June 17, 2019/EARTHQUAKE.USGS.GOV

At least six dead, 75 hurt in quake in Sichuan, China

BEIJING (AFP) – A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck China’s southwestern Sichuan province on Monday (June 17), leaving at least six people dead and 75 others hurt, officials and state media…

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Kanchanaburi jolted by 4.9 magnitude quake Sunday night

A 4.9 magnitude earthquake jolted the western province of Kanchanaburi on Sunday night, but no casualties or damages were reported. The tremor was felt by people in Muang, Saiyoke, Si…

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Indonesia searches for survivors after quake, tsunami as death toll passes 400

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) – More than 400 people were confirmed killed, many swept away as tsunami waves triggered by a massive earthquake crashed into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, and…

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All Nippon Airways check-in desks announces the cancellation of all flights due to an earthquake

A board next to the All Nippon Airways (ANA) check-in desks announces the cancellation of all flights due to an earthquake, at Chitose airport in Chitose city, Hokkaido prefecture on…

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Death toll in Lombok earthquake rises to 347

The death toll from Sunday’s devastating earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has climbed to 347, the state-run Antara news agency reported today. It said the majority of the…

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Foreign tourists disembark a boat coming from Gili Trawangan island, in Bangsal, North Lombok today, the day after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck the area.

Earthquake death toll on Lombok island rises to 98

Rescuers used diggers and heavy machinery to clear debris and search for survivors after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed at least 98 people on Indonesia’s resort island of Lombok, prompting…

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Tourists flee Indonesia’s Lombok island after quake kills 91

Rescue workers found chaos and destruction across the Indonesian resort island of Lombok today  after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed at least 91 people and prompted an exodus of tourists…

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At least 3 killed in Lombok’s 6.4 magnitude earthquake

At least three were confirmed dead after a powerful  6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the popular tourist destination of Lombok in Indonesia this morning, according to Reuters. The quake which was…

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