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Indonesia struck by powerful earthquake, tsunami leaving scores dead

Partially covered bodies lay on the ground near the shore, the morning after tsunami waves 1.5 metres high slammed into Palu city.

published on : 29th September 2018

Indonesia: Earthquakes across Lombok Island kills hundreds, render thousands homeless

A 7 Magnitude earthquake followed by an aftershock of 5.9 Magnitude killed 400 and rendered thousands homeless. While rescue operations are on the way, Scientists fear more after-shocks can worsen the situation.

published on : 11th August 2018

Magnitude 7 earthquake rocks Indonesia's Lombok island

The powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, killing a number of people and shaking neighboring Bali, as authorities on Monday said thousands of houses were damaged and the death toll could climb.

published on : 6th August 2018

The trail of damage left behind by earthquake in Japan

Four persons were killed and over 380 injured in a 6.1earthquake that jolted parts of western Japan's metropolis of Osaka.​Multiple small aftershocks followed by the quake left a trail of destruction throught the Northern Osaka neighbourhood.

published on : 19th June 2018

IN PICTURES | Earthquakes, lava and gas: Hawaii residents flee volcanic threats

Up to 10,000 people have been asked to leave their homes on Hawaii's Big Island following the eruption of the Kilauea volcano that came after a series of recent earthquakes. Adding to the chaos, the island's largest earthquake in more than 40 years, a magnitude-6.9, struck near the south part of the volcano, following a smaller quake that rattled the same area. (AP Photos)

published on : 5th May 2018

SEE PHOTOS | Taiwan's 6.4 earthquake leaves seven dead, 88 missing as buildings topple, remain tilted

A shallow, magnitude 6.4 earthquake that struck Taiwan's east coast late Tuesday night caused several buildings to cave in and tilt dangerously in the tourist hub of Hualien, leaving seven people dead, 256 injured and 88 unaccounted for. The force of the tremor buckled roads and disrupted electricity and water supplies to thousands of households. More than 100 tremors were felt with aftershocks continuing to hit after the quake.

published on : 7th February 2018

IN PICTURES | Earthquake rocks Iran-Iraq border: 207 killed, 1700 injured

At least 207 people were killed and hundreds more injured when a 7.3-magnitude earthquake shook the mountainous Iran-Iraq border triggering landslides that were hindering rescue efforts, officials said today. IN PIC: People stand in the street after feeling aftershocks from an earthquake in Baghdad, Iraq. 

published on : 13th November 2017

IN PICS | Powerful earthquake of 7.1 magnitude strikes Mexico

The quake is the deadliest in Mexico since a 1985 quake on the same date killed thousands. It came less than two weeks after another powerful quake caused 90 deaths in the country's south.

published on : 20th September 2017

Mexico's strongest earthquake in a century leaves 61 dead

It was one of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico and it struck off the country's southern coast, toppling hundreds of buildings and sending panicked people fleeing into the streets in the middle of the night.

published on : 9th September 2017

 Massive earthquake of 6.5-magnitude hits China

At least 12 people were killed when a 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck southwestern China.

published on : 9th August 2017