QUAKE

Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 strikes near coast of northern Chile

Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 strikes near coast of northern Chile

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck near the coast of Northern Chile on Tuesday, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said, with local [more…]

Powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.8 strikes near coast of northern Chile

Powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.8 strikes near coast of northern Chile

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck near the coast of Northern Chile on Tuesday, the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences said, and some [more…]

Philippines hunts for survivors after quake levels trade building

Philippines hunts for survivors after quake levels trade building

Published 16/12/2019

MANILA (Reuters) - Rescue teams in the southern Philippines searched for signs of life on Monday in a collapsed shopping center after a powerful earthquake [more…]

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after weekend quake, no damage…

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after weekend quake, no damage…

Published 08/07/2019

JAKARTA (Reuters) - There were no reports on Monday of major damage in Indonesia from a weekend earthquake of magnitude 6.9 off the northeastern coast [more…]

Desperate Indonesians flee quake zone, with scale of disaster unclear

Desperate Indonesians flee quake zone, with scale of disaster unclear

Published 01/10/2018

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia scrambled on Monday to get help into quake-hit Sulawesi island as survivors streamed away from their ruined homes and accounts [more…]

Indonesia relief efforts in Lombok stepped up as new quakes kill 10

Indonesia relief efforts in Lombok stepped up as new quakes kill 10

Published 20/08/2018

MATARAM, Indonesia (Reuters) - At least 10 people were killed by strong tremors that rocked Indonesia’s holiday island of Lombok on Sunday, authorities said following [more…]

Tourists flee Indonesia’s Lombok island after quake kills 91

Tourists flee Indonesia’s Lombok island after quake kills 91

Published 06/08/2018

MATARAM, Indonesia (Reuters) - Rescue workers found chaos and destruction across the Indonesian resort island of Lombok on Monday after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed [more…]

Powerful quake kills 82 on Indonesia’s Lombok island, thousands…

Powerful quake kills 82 on Indonesia’s Lombok island, thousands…

Published 06/08/2018

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - At least 82 people were killed when Indonesia’s resort island of Lombok was hit by a powerful magnitude 7.0 earthquake on [more…]

Quake of 4.7 magnitude hits central Italy, minor damage

Quake of 4.7 magnitude hits central Italy, minor damage

Published 10/04/2018

ROME (Reuters) - An earthquake measuring 4.7 magnitude on Tuesday hit an area of central Italy that was devastated by a major quake in 2016, [more…]

PNG declares state of emergency after deadly quake strikes rugged…

PNG declares state of emergency after deadly quake strikes rugged…

Published 02/03/2018

Locals surround a house that was covered by a landslide in the town of Mendi after an earthquake struck Papua New Guinea's Southern Highlands, in [more…]