ARTICLES RELATING TO EARTHQUAKE

More quakes jolt Iceland overnight

2014-08-27 16:03

Two earthquakes measuring more than magnitude 5 hit Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano overnight and another quake shook a nearby volcano, with overall seismic activity staying high.

Magnitude-7.9 Alaska quake spawns small tsunami

2014-06-24 10:10

A strong earthquake near Alaska's Aleutian Islands has triggered a tsunami warning, but only small waves measuring several cenimetres hit coastal communities.

7.5 quake in California may be disastrous

2014-03-31 08:58

Experts say a bigger earthquake along the lesser-known fault that gave California a moderate shake could do more damage to the region than the a "Big One" from the San Andreas Fault.

Quake hits near Los Angeles

2014-03-17 15:51

The US city of Los Angeles has been awoken just before dawn by a relatively powerful earthquake.

Multiple quakes rattle northeast China

2013-11-23 17:46

Multiple earthquakes have hit northeast China causing serious damage to homes.

Indonesia mosque collapses in quake

2013-07-02 21:21

Six children have been killed and 14 others were trapped when a mosque in Indonesia collapsed during a powerful earthquake.

Haitians still displaced after 2010 quake

2012-12-21 20:38

Nearly three years after a catastrophic earthquake Haiti, around 360 000 Haitians are still living in emergency camps, the International Organisation for Migration has said.

Priest died 'saving Madonna statue'

2012-05-30 20:26

A parish priest killed in an earthquake in Italy as he tried to save a Madonna statue has become a symbol for the loss of lives and devastation of cultural heritage.

World can deal with disaster for a week

2012-01-06 15:42

The global economy could endure major disruption from natural disasters or militant attacks for only seven days because of unpreparedness, says a think tank.

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Turkey earthquake

2011-10-26 13:30

A devastating earthquake killed at least 459 people and injured hundreds after it hit parts of southeast Turkey.

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A number of Twitter users took to the social network to share their experiences of the tremor across South Africa.

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Chile quake boosts copper price

2014-04-02 13:19

The vast earthquake in Chile sent copper prices jumping to a three-week peak as traders fretted over supplies from the top global producer.

Chile hit by 6.7 earthquake

2014-03-17 15:51

Chile’s Pacific shore in the North was hit with a 6.7 magnitude earthquake and according to officials 100 000 people were briefly evacuated.

Quake did not damage Iran nuclear plant

2013-11-29 19:00

Iran has told the International Atomic Energy Agency an earthquake near the city of Bushehr did not damage the country's sole nuclear power plant.

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits Japan

2013-11-18 23:08

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake has hit eastern Japan seismologists report.

China quake death toll rises

2013-04-20 12:01

The death toll from an earthquake in China's southwestern Sichuan province has reached 100 with more than 2 000 others injured, say government officials.

Tsunami warning issued for Pacific countries

2012-08-31 15:14

A major 7.9 earthquake has hit the sea area east of the Philippines and a tsunami warning has been issued for the Philippines, Indonesia, Taiwan and Japan.

Tsunami warning as quake hits Japan

2012-03-14 12:00

Japan has issued a tsunami warning after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off its northeastern coast.

Turkish quake death toll hits 13

2011-11-11 16:20

Rescue workers have pulled out the body of another quake victim, increasing the death toll in Turkey’s latest temblor to at least 13.

Hydroelectric plant workers killed in quake

2011-09-21 11:37

A company building a hydroelectric plant in north-east India says that 18 of its employees were killed in separate incidents in the weekend’s Himalayan earthquake.

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