UNHCR hails Egypt’s dispatch of 1st int’l team to provide aid to victims of quake in Syria

Fri, 10 Feb 2023 - 08:48 GMT

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees hailed on Thursday Egypt’s dispatch of the first international team to provide support to the Turkey-Syria earthquake victims.

Egypt offers to Greece, Turkey for victims of Aegean Sea quake

Sat, 31 Oct 2020 - 09:01 GMT

A total of 25 people were killed and 804 others were injured in the earthquake, Tass news agency reported.

Death toll of Albania quake reaches 49

Fri, 29 Nov 2019 - 12:40 GMT

About 2,000 people were injured in Tuesday’s 6.4-magnitude pre-dawn quake, said Health Minister Ogerta Manastirliu.

Albania quake death toll rises to 39, says PM

Thu, 28 Nov 2019 - 10:19 GMT

More than 650 people were injured in the 6.4 magnitude earthquake when it struck before dawn Tuesday.

Hundreds killed in Indonesia quake-tsunami

Sat, 29 Sep 2018 - 10:30 GMT

Nearly 400 people were killed when a powerful quake sent a tsunami barrelling into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.

Tsunami hits small city on Indonesia's Sulawesi after quake-officials

Fri, 28 Sep 2018 - 02:10 GMT

BMKG had earlier issued a tsunami warning, but lifted it within the hour.

Magnitude 6.1 quake hits off east coast of Japan

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 - 11:18 GMT

A magnitude 5.8 quake struck off the east coast of Japan on Monday, the U.S. Geological Service said.

At least 61 dead, 300 injured by quake in Iran western province

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 - 11:12 GMT

At least 61 people were killed and 300 injured by a quake in Iran's Kermanshah province on the Iraqi border on Sunday.

Mexico quake death toll rises to 343

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 03:10 GMT

The death toll from Mexico's Sept. 19 earthquake has risen to 343, with 204 of the deaths coming in the nation's capital.

Mexico’s quake as a wholesale natural disaster

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 - 07:33 GMT

Mexico’s recent most devastating earthquake in decades resulted in massive destruction of buildings, many human losses.

Volunteers rush to rescue in aftermath of Mexico quake

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 - 09:52 GMT

Thousands of Mexicans have reacted to the deadly 7.1-magnitude quake that rocked the country Tuesday, killing more than 200 people.

Fires reported in buildings in Mexico after quake, people trapped

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 12:00 GMT

People were trapped inside various buildings that caught fire in Mexico City after a powerful quake violently shook the capital on Tuesday.

N.Korea to make an important announcement at 0630 GMT after quake

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 - 09:56 GMT

North Korea's state television said it would carry an important announcement at 0630 GMT

Japan: Nuclear blast behind North Korea quake

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 - 09:43 GMT

North Korea has conducted a sixth nuclear test, the Japanese government said as quoted by Sky news.

Quake hits South African gold mine; 1 killed, 4 missing

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 - 01:50 GMT

A South African gold mining company says one miner has died and another four are missing after an earth tremor struck one of its sites.

Magnitude 5.9 quake strikes off Chile coast - USGS

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 - 01:15 GMT

A magnitude 5.9 quake struck off the coast of Chile, 102 km west-southwest of Coquimbo, at depth of 10 km (6 miles) on Saturday

Quake shakes Chilean capital Santiago, no damage seen

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 - 08:25 GMT

An earthquake shook buildings and woke residents in the Chilean capital Santiago in the early hours of Wednesday

NKorea quake 'not a nuclear test': report

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 - 08:26 GMT

An undersea earthquake off the coast of North Korea was not caused by a nuclear test, the South's media reported Thursday.