Hundreds of Cantabrians are reliving their earthquake experience as extras in a six-part television drama set in Christchurch. Scenes for the fictional Hope and Wire series were last night being shot on scaffolding erected on the side on a Worcester St building, near Cathedral Square.
A powerful 7.6-magnitude earthquake rocked Costa Rica on Wednesday, rattling buildings, cutting power in areas of the capital and triggering a tsunami warning. The USGS said the 8:42 a.m. (10:42 a.m. EDT; 1442 GMT) quake struck about 38 miles (60 kilometers) from the town of Liberia. It was centered about 25 miles (41 kilometers) […]
In a comfortable office, Bible placed firmly atop his lap, 89-year-old Harold Camping is waxing with utter certainty about the end of the world.
A pair of moderate earthquakes struck Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least 22 people and destroying 200 homes, an official said.
Septiani Lenianingsih stands off to the side, away from the crowds that have gathered to watch the backhoe at work. The land the machine is plowing through was once the village of Malalak, but it’s now a mass grave.
As many as 4,000 people could be buried under the rubble in the aftermath of the devastating earthquakes in Indonesia, United Nations officials said Saturday. Local disaster management officials put the death toll from the quakes at 535.
Four tropical cyclones, two major earthquakes with accompanying tsunamis, all occurring around the Western Pacific and Southern Asia within one day. So much activity in the same portion of the world, how unusual is something like this, and could they be related According to CNN meteorologist and weather producer Brandon Miller this is certainly not unprecedented as far as tropical systems go.
A tsunami watch has been issued after a 7.6-magnitude earthquake in the Indian Ocean near India’s Andaman Islands, authorities said. The watch covers India, Myanmar, Thailand, Indonesia and Bangladesh, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. The quake struck at 1:55 a.m