Death toll from Indonesia’s Sulawesi earthquake rises to seventy three

At least 73 people have been killed after an earthquake struck Indonesia’s West Sulawesi province on Friday, the disaster mitigation agency (BNPB) said on Sunday, the latest in a string of disasters to hit the Southeast Asian country. More than 820 people were injured and over 27,800 left their homes after the 6.2 magnitude quake,… Read More Death toll from Indonesia’s Sulawesi earthquake rises to seventy three

At least forty-two dead, hundreds injured as magnitude-6.2 earthquake hits Indonesia’s Sulawesi island

A powerful earthquake killed at least 42 people and injured hundreds on Indonesia’s island of Sulawesi on Friday, trapping several under rubble and unleashing dozens of aftershocks as authorities warned of more quakes that could trigger a tsunami. Thousands of frightened residents fled their homes for higher ground when the magnitude 6.2-quake struck 6 km… Read More At least forty-two dead, hundreds injured as magnitude-6.2 earthquake hits Indonesia’s Sulawesi island

Magnitude-6.7 earthquake hits Russia-Mongolia Border Region

An earthquake of magnitude 6.7 struck the Russia-Mongolia Border Region on Tuesday, the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences said. The quake was at a depth of 10 kilometers, it added. The epicenter of the earthquake was registered 277 kilometers southwest of the city of Angarsk, in the Russian Irkutsk region, and 30 kilometers from… Read More Magnitude-6.7 earthquake hits Russia-Mongolia Border Region

Five dead, several injured as earthquake hits central Croatia

An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck central Croatia on Tuesday, killing five people and injuring at least 20, and shook several neighbouring countries, officials and residents said. Rescuers pulled people from the rubble of collapsed buildings in the town of Petrinja and army troops were sent to the area to help. Tremors were also felt… Read More Five dead, several injured as earthquake hits central Croatia

Magnitude-5.2 earthquake shakes central Croatia

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake hit central Croatia on Monday with an epicentre some 50 kilometres southeast of the capital Zagreb, Croatian state television reported, citing data from the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre. The quake at 0528 GMT was also felt in the capital. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. “We have no… Read More Magnitude-5.2 earthquake shakes central Croatia

Fourteen dead, scores injured as strong earthquake hits Turkey and Greek islands

Fourteen people were killed in Turkey and Greece after a strong earthquake struck the Aegean Sea on Friday, bringing buildings crashing down and setting off tidal waves which slammed into coastal areas and islands. People ran onto streets in panic in the Turkish city of Izmir, witnesses said, after the quake struck with a magnitude… Read More Fourteen dead, scores injured as strong earthquake hits Turkey and Greek islands