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Quake earth quake KPK Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Quake jolts felt in various cities of KPK

08 August, 2019 3:19 pm 3:19 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – An earthquake jolted parts of Khyber Paktunkhwa (KPK) on Saturday with various reports flooding in from the province. According to the reports, no loss of life or property has been reported thus far. The tremors were felt in Swat, Malakand, Mardan, Abbottabad, Swabi , Lower  Dir, Buner and Shangla in Khyber … Read More

California earth quake tremour quake

California desert braces for aftershocks from major 7.1 quake

07 July, 2019 8:55 pm 8:55 pm

RIDGECREST, Calif (Reuters) – Emergency officials and jittery residents in the high desert of Southern California braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked fires near the remote epicentre of the temblor. The powerful magnitude 7.1 tremor rocked the Mojave Desert town of Ridgecrest south of … Read More

Death toll from Japan’s Hokkaido doubles to 16: prime minister

09 September, 2018 8:43 am 8:43 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rattled the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido doubled to at least 16, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday, with more than half the island’s 5.3 million residents still without power. The 6.7-magnitude quake, which hit before dawn on Thursday, triggered landslides that buried … Read More

Indonesian rescuers struggle to reach cut-off villages after deadly quake

08 August, 2018 10:29 am 10:29 am

PEMENANG, Indonesia (Reuters) – Indonesian rescue workers and military personnel resumed their search for survivors and evacuated more victims on the tourist island of Lombok on Tuesday, two days after a major earthquake killed dozens, destroyed villages and stranded thousands. The death toll since the 6.9 magnitude quake on Sunday has reached 98, including two … Read More

Powerful quake rocks Indonesia’s Lombok, Bali islands

08 August, 2018 9:34 pm 9:34 pm

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) – Indonesia’s resort islands of Bali and Lombok were rocked by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on Sunday, triggering panic among holidaymakers and residents. No official information about possible casualties was available more than two hours after the quake, which struck in the early evening after sunset. The United States Geological Survey said … Read More