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

Several areas in Ghana experience earth tremors

Parts of the Greater Accra and Central Region have experienced earth tremors. The phenomenon which took place at about 1040 (GMT) on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, occurred three times in the space of 10 minutes. Various residents of Osu, Ablekuma Manhean, Kaneshie, Achimota, Adenta, Circle, Kokomlemle, Accra New Town, Legon, Dansoman, Kasoa, Haatso, Kwashiman, Teshie,… Read More Several areas in Ghana experience earth tremors

Major earthquake hits southern Mexico, triggers tsunami in coastal areas

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.4 struck the coast of southern Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least one person, buckling paved roads, and setting off a tsunami in nearby Pacific coastal areas. One person died in the state of Oaxaca, Governor Alejandro Murat said, after the quake hit the Pacific coastal state mid-morning. The country’s… Read More Major earthquake hits southern Mexico, triggers tsunami in coastal areas

One dead, buildings damaged as earthquakes hit Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vazquez declared a state of emergency on Tuesday after a series of earthquakes killed at least one person, toppled buildings and knocked out power to nearly the entire island of more than 3 million people. The largest of the quakes in the U.S. territory registered at magnitude 6.4, the most powerful… Read More One dead, buildings damaged as earthquakes hit Puerto Rico

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes off Chilean city of Valparaiso

An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck off Chile’s coast on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, but local authorities said there was no immediate report of any damage. The quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.5, was centered 87 miles (140 km) southwest of the coastal city of Valparaiso in central Chile, the USGS… Read More Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes off Chilean city of Valparaiso