Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes southwest of Egypt's Western Desert

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 - 11:16 GMT

The institute has reported no casualties or material damage so far.

Memory of the day: 1st successful attempt to treat diabetics with insulin

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 01:57 GMT

On January 11, many important events occurred that changed the world map, the most prominent of which was the success of the first trial to treat diabetes with insulin.

Earthquake hits Cairo, coastal cities at magnitude 5.4

Sat, 05 Dec 2020 - 02:26 GMT

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 on the Richter scale has hit Cairo and other coastal cities on Saturday.

5.5 magnitude earthquake hits Cairo

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 - 10:48 GMT

The National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics reported earlier on Sunday an earthquake estimated at 5.5 magnitude in Giza and Cairo.

Earthquake felt in Mediterranean Sea measuring 6.2 magnitude, no damages reported

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 03:12 GMT

Dr. Jad Al-Qadi, head of the National Institute of Astronomical Research, revealed that the earthquake data were as follows:

Minor earthquake felt in Red Sea’s Hurghada, no damages reported

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 - 10:51 GMT

A minor earthquake of a 4.09 magnitude was felt in the popular Red Sea resort of Hurghada on Saturday, but caused no reported damage or casualties, the National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics reported.

2.7 quake hits Cairo; no casualties

Sat, 21 Sep 2019 - 09:41 GMT

The epicenter of the earthquake was at the depth of 3.72 km in southeastern Cairo, it added.

Tsunami warning after magnitude 7 quake strikes off Indonesia's Sumatra

Fri, 02 Aug 2019 - 02:26 GMT

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

2.7-magnitude earthquake hits Cairo, no casualties reported

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 - 09:57 GMT

A small earthquake was recorded on Friday in Maadi and Mokatam districts of Cairo with the tremor measuring 2.7 on the Richter scale.

New 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 - 08:58 GMT

A magnitude-7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday evening -- just a day after a magnitude-6.4 earthquake that was the largest temblor in the region in two decades.

Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru

Sun, 26 May 2019 - 09:30 GMT

There were no immediate reports of casualties or of major damage. Earthquakes that are close to the surface generally cause more destruction.

Haiti says 17 killed in quake, more than 2,000 homes damaged

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 - 12:30 GMT

The weekend earthquake which battered Haiti killed 17 people, authorities said on Tuesday, and damaged or destroyed nearly 2,500 houses.

Searching for home in the Indonesian village swallowed by quake

Sun, 07 Oct 2018 - 09:55 GMT

Stepping gingerly through the pulverised remnants of her Indonesian village.

In Pics: Death toll from Indonesia's quake, tsunami up to 1,234

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 - 12:26 GMT

The confirmed death toll from an earthquake and tsunami on Indonesia's Sulawesi island has risen to 1,234, from 844, the national disaster mitigation agency said.

Indonesian leader says all quake victims must be found as toll rises above 1,200

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 - 09:47 GMT

Indonesian President ordered more rescuers to be sent in to find victims of a devastating earthquake and tsunami as the official death toll rose above 1,200.

Toll of dead from Indonesian quake jumps to 832 dead as rescuers struggle

Sun, 30 Sep 2018 - 01:28 GMT

The toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia soared on Sunday to 832 confirmed dead.

At least 384 killed in Indonesian quake, tsunami

Sat, 29 Sep 2018 - 11:00 GMT

At least 384 people were killed, many swept away by giant waves as they played on the beach.

Japan PM visits quake-hit Hokkaido as toll rises to 37

Sun, 09 Sep 2018 - 08:53 GMT

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the quake-hit northern region of Hokkaido Sunday, as officials confirmed two more deaths bringing the toll to 37.

Japan quake toll up to 20 as rescuers dig through landslides

Sat, 08 Sep 2018 - 10:55 GMT

The death toll from an earthquake that rocked Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido rose to 20.

Rescuers with dogs search for survivors after deadly Japan quake

Fri, 07 Sep 2018 - 08:59 GMT

Rescue workers with dogs searched for survivors on Friday in debris-strewn landslides caused by an earthquake in Japan's northern island of Hokkaido