Californians are shaken awake by magnitude 4 earthquake and aftershocks which hit LA before dawn 

BREAKING NEWS: Californians are shaken awake by magnitude 4 earthquake and aftershocks which hit LA before dawn A 4.0 earthquake struck the Los Angeles area at 4:44am Monday local time The tremor’s epicenter was located near Los Angeles International area The U.S. Geological Survey said an earlier 3.3 quake was measured at 4:15 am By … Read more

Tsunmai warning issued after massive 7.2-magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Japan

Tsunmai warning issued after massive 7.2-magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Japan Japan public broadcaster NHK warned residents a tsunami of one metre high The quake hit at 6:09 pm (0909 GMT) in Pacific waters off Miyagi region  By Chris Jewers For Mailonline Published: 09:32 GMT, 20 March 2021 | Updated: 09:41 GMT, 20 … Read more

Melting glaciers may have triggered a magnitude 7.8 earthquake that hit Alaska in 1958

Alaska‘s melting glaciers may have set the stage for a magnitude 7.8 earthquake in 1958 that triggered a massive avalanche of about 90 million tons of rock down into the narrow inlet of Lituya Bay. A new study from the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute found ice loss has influenced the timing and location … Read more

Lady Gaga shares message with Japanese fans on anniversary of Tohoku earthquake and tsunami

Lady Gaga shares a moving message with her Japanese fans on the 10th anniversary of the devastating Tohoku earthquake and tsunami By Roxy Simons For Mailonline Published: 01:57 GMT, 11 March 2021 | Updated: 01:59 GMT, 11 March 2021 Lady Gaga has shared a moving message with her Japanese fans on the 10th anniversary of … Read more

New Zealand is rocked by a magnitude 6.6 earthquake off its east coast days after a string of quakes

New Zealand has been rocked by a 6.6 magnitude earthquake off its east coast just days after a string of quakes in the same region sparked tsunami fears and mass evacuations. A series of tremors were recorded on Tuesday morning – four days after two powerful earthquakes triggered evacuations along a 100-mile stretch of the … Read more

New Zealand: North Island 8.1-magnitude earthquake sparks tsunami warning near Te Araroa

Three earthquakes have rocked the North Island of New Zealand sparking a tsunami warning and mass evacuation.   A 7.3-magnitude quake was recorded at 2.27am east of the North Island, before another 7.4-magnitude tremor was recorded near the Kermadec Islands four hours later.  An 8.1 magnitude earthquake was then recorded at 8.28am leading authorities to issue … Read more

New Zealand: 7.3-magnitude earthquake triggers tsunami warning

New Zealand is hit by TWO powerful earthquakes registering more than 7.0 on the Richter scale within hours of each other – sending residents along 100 miles of coast fleeing inland after tsunami warnings 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of NZ’s North Island at 2.27am It was followed by a 7.4-magnitude quake at 6.41am … Read more

New Zealand is hit by 7.3-magnitude earthquake triggering tsunami warning

New Zealand is hit by 7.3-magnitude earthquake triggering tsunami warning Earthquake struck off the coast of NZ’s North Island early on Friday local time Tsunami waves were possible within 180 miles of epicentre, warning centre said  New Zealanders who felt the quake were told to flee inland or seek high ground  By Tim Stickings For … Read more

Japan earthquake: Ten years on from disaster that shocked the world

Houses ripped up from their foundations, boats washed miles inland, streets buried in rubble and smoke rising from electrical fires – these were the other-worldly scenes beamed around the world almost 10 years ago after Japan was hit by one of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded.  It was 2.46pm local time on March 11, 2011, … Read more

Greece earthquake: 6.9-magnitude tremor felt in Kosovo, Montenegro and North Macedonia.

Greece is hit by 6.9-magnitude earthquake: Locals take to the streets after tremor is felt in Athens Witnesses in the city of Larissa said ‘buildings were shaking’ after strong tremor Quake was felt in Athens and capitals of Kosovo, Montenegro and N Macedonia  Several aftershocks were reported but there was no immediate word on injuries  … Read more