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Quake Zagreb building north of Zagreb quake strikes

Quake strikes north of Zagreb, damages buildings

03 March, 2020 5:35 pm 5:35 pm

ZAGREB, Croatia (Reuters) – A large earthquake struck north of the Croatian capital Zagreb on Sunday, GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences said, damaging buildings, sending many people into the streets, burying vehicles in rubble and causing several fires. The Institute for Urgent Medicine, an emergency hospital, said one child had been admitted with head … Read More

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Turkey quake rescue winds down after dozens pulled from rubble

01 January, 2020 5:39 pm 5:39 pm

ELAZIG, Turkey (Reuters) – A thousands-strong rescue operation to pull survivors from collapsed buildings in eastern Turkey began winding down on Sunday, a day and a half after a powerful earthquake killed dozens. Teams had worked through the night to rescue 45 people from the rubble, the disaster authority said, using drills, mechanical diggers, buckets … Read More

Powerful, quake, kills, 13, Albania, buildings, bury, residents

Powerful quake kills 16 in Albania as buildings bury residents

11 November, 2019 5:45 pm 5:45 pm

TIRANA/THUMANE (Reuters) – At least 16 people were killed when the most powerful earthquake to hit Albania in decades shook the capital Tirana and the country’s west and north on Tuesday, tearing down buildings and burying residents under rubble. Residents, some carrying babies, fled apartment buildings in Tirana and the western port of Durres after … Read More

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COAS Qamar Bajwa orders immediate rescue operation for quake victims in AJK

09 September, 2019 5:17 pm 5:17 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has directed the immediate rescue operation for the earthquake victims in aid of civil administration for victims of the earthquake in AJK. According to a tweet by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) DG Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor on Tuesday, Army troops with … Read More

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Earthquake jolts parts of country

08 August, 2019 10:59 am 10:59 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A 5.0 magnitude earthquake hit different parts of Pakistan on Friday morning. According to details garnered, there were no loss of life or property has been reported thus far. According to the meteorological office (MET), the tremors were felt in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, South Waziristan, Noshera and Peshawar with the intensity of … Read More

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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


Philippines: Eight killed, 60 injured in quake, aftershocks

07 July, 2019 10:12 am 10:12 am

MANILA (Reuters) – An earthquake and aftershocks struck islands off the north of the Philippines on Saturday, killing eight people and injuring 60, disaster officials said. An initial quake of magnitude 5.4 that struck the Batanes islands was followed shortly by an aftershock of magnitude 5.9, according to Philippine government data. Another big aftershock struck … Read More

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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

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Quake of magnitude 7.5 shakes East Timor, Australia; no tsunami feared

06 June, 2019 10:23 am 10:23 am

DILI (Reuters) – A powerful, deep 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday, and was felt as far away as Australia, but authorities said it did not have the potential to cause a tsunami. Strong shaking caused alarm in the East Timor capital of Dili prompting people to … Read More

Rescuers, race, find, survivors, Philippine, quake

Rescuers race to find survivors after Philippine quake

04 April, 2019 10:36 am 10:36 am

PORAC, Philippines (Reuters) – Rescue teams in the Philippines searched for signs of life beneath the rubble of a collapsed four-storey commercial building on Tuesday after a strong earthquake shook the country’s biggest island, killing at least 11 people. Heavy lifting equipment and search dogs were used as dozens of firefighters, military and civilian rescue … Read More

Indonesia, tsunami, warning, magnitude 6.8, quake, Sulawesi

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after magnitude 6.8 quake off Sulawesi

04 April, 2019 7:10 pm 7:10 pm

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia lifted a tsunami warning but urged people to remain vigilant and evacuate to higher ground after an earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck off the coast of its island of Sulawesi. Indonesia suffered its highest death toll in natural disasters in more than a decade last year, following two major tsunamis and … Read More

Taiwan rattled by 6.0 magnitude quake, no reports of damage -weather bureau

10 October, 2018 10:00 am 10:00 am

TAIPEI, Oct 23 (Reuters) – A 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck 104 km (65 miles) off Taiwan’s coastal city of Hualien on Tuesday, the island’s weather bureau said, with no immediate reports of damage. A Reuters witness said the quake shook buildings in the capital, Taipei. The quake had a depth of 31 km (19 miles). … Read More

Quake kills three people in Indonesia’s Java, rattles Bali

10 October, 2018 8:30 am 8:30 am

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) – A magnitude 6 earthquake struck off the Indonesian islands of Java and Bali on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, killing three people in Java and damaging some buildings while causing panic among residents. The quake, located in the Bali Sea, also shook buildings on the resort island and … Read More

Schools in Indonesia quake city begin counting how many children will be ba...

10 October, 2018 9:00 am 9:00 am

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) – Children in the Indonesian city of Palu began returning to school on Monday to tidy up their classrooms and to help gather data on how many of them will be coming back 10 days after a major earthquake and tsunami hit their city. The 7.5 magnitude quake on September 28 brought … Read More

Time running out in search for survivors of Indonesia’s quake

10 October, 2018 10:00 am 10:00 am

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) – Time was running out on Wednesday for anyone trapped in the rubble of a devastating earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia, five days after disaster struck, while increasingly angry survivors waited for an aid operation to move into high gear. The official death toll from the 7.5 magnitude quake that struck the … Read More