ARTICLES RELATING TO EARTHQUAKES

Quake triggers avalanche in Nepal

2016-11-28 16:45

An avalanche triggered by an earthquake in a mountainous area of Nepal has killed a Sherpa mountain guide and injured a British climber who had to be rescued by helicopter.

Magnitude 7.0 offshore quake rattles El Salvador

2016-11-24 21:25

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake has occurred off El Salvador's Pacific coast.

Seismologists warn of more quakes in New Zealand

2016-11-18 13:30

Seismologists in New Zealand said Friday that this week's 7.8 earthquake was one of the most complex ever recorded and warned there was a high likelihood of further powerful aftershocks.

US warship diverts to help New Zealand quake evacuation

2016-11-15 18:33

The first US warship to visit New Zealand in more than 30 years has changed course to help evacuate people stranded in a coastal town following a powerful earthquake.

New Zealand begins rescue of tourists stranded by earthquake

2016-11-15 09:43

New Zealand began a rescue operation involving hundreds of tourists and residents who remain stranded in the coastal town of Kaikoura after a powerful earthquake cut off train and vehicle access.

WATCH: Nowhere to mooove: 3 cows stranded by New Zealand earthquake

2016-11-14 10:36

Three New Zealand cows have been left stranded on a small island of grass after an earthquake triggered landslides all around them.

Schools and universities closed after earthquake in New Zealand

2016-11-13 23:06

Schools and universities in affected areas will be closed on Monday following a massive earthquake in New Zealand.

New Zealand evacuates coastal areas as tsunamis hit

2016-11-13 19:11

Residents in coastal areas of New Zealand fled through the night after a powerful 7.8 earthquake struck just after midnight, triggering a potentially destructive tsunami.

BREAKING: Magnitude-7.4 earthquake strikes near Christchurch, New Zealand

2016-11-13 13:41

The US Geological Survey says a magnitude-7.4 earthquake has struck near Christchurch, New Zealand

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake shakes central Oklahoma

2016-11-07 09:41

A sharp earthquake centred near one of the world's key oil hubs triggered fears that the magnitude 5.0 temblor might have damaged key infrastructure in addition to damaging buildings in an Oklahoma prairie town.

 

Strong earthquake in remote far-western China kills 1

2016-11-26 07:11

A strong earthquake in a remote area of China's extreme west has killed at least one villager after a home collapsed

Offshore quake causes tsunamis, nuclear worries in Japan

2016-11-22 05:48

A powerful earthquake off the northeast Japanese shore has sent residents fleeing to higher ground and prompted worries about the Fukushima nuclear power plant destroyed by a tsunami five years ago.

New Zealand navy ships 'shellshocked' quake tourists to safety

2016-11-17 13:49

There were tears and hugs in New Zealand Thursday as "shellshocked" tourists who were stranded for days by a massive 7.8 earthquake disembarked safely from a naval warship.

Moooving on: Cows stranded by New Zealand quake are rescued

2016-11-15 10:22

Three New Zealand cows whose predicament captured the interest of many people around the world after they became stranded on a small island of grass following a powerful earthquake have been rescued

New Zealand plans rescue of tourists stranded by earthquake

2016-11-14 13:20

New Zealand is planning to send in military helicopters and a navy ship to rescue about 1 000 tourists and hundreds of residents who remain stranded in Kaikoura.

'Utter devastation' after quake - New Zealand PM

2016-11-14 06:04

New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key has flown over the destruction caused by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake, as aftershocks kicked up dust from the landslides below.

2 confirmed deaths in New Zealand quake

2016-11-13 20:54

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key says at least 2 people were killed in powerful earthquake that has struck the island.

Quake hits Argentina

2016-11-13 17:00

A large earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 has struck northeastern Argentina.

Oklahoma quake threat to world oil supplies

2016-11-08 18:24

Substantial damage has been reported in an Oklahoma town hit by a 5.0 magnitude earthquake.

Priest blames Italy earthquakes on gay marriage

2016-11-05 20:24

An Italian priest has said the recent earthquakes that have shaken the country, killing hundreds and leaving tens of thousands homeless, were 'divine punishment' for gay civil unions, earning the Vatican's wrath.

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