Tag Archives: Earthquake

  • Haiti hit by 7.2-magnitude earthquake; at least 29 killed

    At least 29 people were killed when a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on Saturday, just days before a tropical storm is expected to make landfall, and Prime Minister Ariel Henry said he was mobilizing all available government resource ...

  • Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami tops 800

    The death toll from a powerful earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia leapt to 832 Sunday, as stunned people on the stricken island of Sulawesi struggled to find food and water. ...

  • Powerful earthquake kills 226 in Mexico

    A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing buildings in plumes of dust and killing at least 226 people. Thousands fled into the streets in panic. ...

  • Devastating earthquake bigger than 2015 Nepal tremor may hit north India soon, warn experts

    Uttarakhand and northern Himalaya have witnessed several high and medium intensity tremors in the recent past. Experts have warned of a catastrophic earthquake in north India in near future. ...

  • Italy quake toll hits 267 as hope for survivors fades

    An increasingly forlorn search for victims of the earthquake that brought destruction to central Italy entered a third day Friday as a day of mourning was declared for victims of a disaster that has claimed at least 267 lives. ...

  • Rescuers pull out survivors of Ecuador quake as toll hits 350

    Rescuers and desperate families clawed through the rubble Monday to pull out survivors of an earthquake that killed around 350 people and destroyed towns in a tourist area of Ecuador. ...

  • Powerful quake rocks South Asia, 70 dead

    A powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake killed at least 70 people as it rocked south Asia on Monday, including 12 Afghan girls crushed to death in a stampede as they tried to flee their collapsing school. ...

  • World Bank pledges up to $500 million for quake-hit Nepal

    The World Bank on Tuesday pledged up to half a billion dollars to help Nepal rebuild after two earthquakes killed nearly 9,000 people there in April and May. ...

  • Thousands head back to their homes as Nepal river gets unblocked

    Thousands of villagers have returned to their homes in quake-hit Nepal's mountainous northwest after a river which was dammed by a landslide began flowing normally again, a local official said on Monday. ...

  • Another strong earthquake hits Nepal, at least 66 killed

    A second powerful earthquake in less than three weeks spread panic in Nepal on Tuesday, bringing down buildings weakened by the first disaster and killing at least 66 people. ...