Posts Tagged ‘earthquake’

Tsunami warning after strong quake off Papua New Guinea

PAPUA NEW GUINEA • A strong 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea (PNG) yesterday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, ...

New quake strikes the Philippines

The US Geological Survey put the fresh quake on the central island of Samar at 6.4 magnitude, stronger than the one that wrought significant damage ...

Death toll from Philippine earthquake rises to 16

MANILA – The death toll from Monday’s 6.1-magnitude earthquake that struck the northern Philippines has risen to 16, Xinhua news agency ...

New quake strikes as Philippines hunts for survivors

PORAC, PHILIPPINES – Philippine rescuers were scrambling Tuesday to reach some two dozen people feared buried under a building near Manila that ...

Rescuers race to find survivors after Philippine quake kills 15

PORAC, Philippines – Rescue teams in the Philippines searched for signs of life beneath the rubble of a collapsed four-storey commercial building on ...

Sin Chew Daily editor killed, 6 M’sians still missing in Lombok quake

By BERNAMA / Pic By AFP
Sin Chew Daily deputy executive editor-in-chief (EIC) Datin Tai Siew Kim, 56, was killed in an earthquake measuring above 5.0 ...

5.9-Magnitude earthquake hits North Maluku

JAKARTA – A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck 130km southwest of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia this morning.
According to Indonesian ...

5.1-magnitude hits India’s Bay of Bengal

NEW DELHI – A moderate earthquake hit India’s Bay of Bengal on Tuesday, officials said.
Xinhua News Agency reported that according to the ...

Earthquake strikes Bandung in Indonesia

JAKARTA – An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter Scale struck southeast of Bandung in central West Java Monday.
The quake, with its ...

5.3-magnitude quake strikes off east coast of Japan, no tsunami warning issued

TOKYO – An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 struck off the east coast of Japan’s Chiba Prefecture, the weather agency said ...

7.0 magnitude quake hits South Sandwich Islands

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the South Sandwich Islands in the Atlantic at 10:26am Tuesday (local time), according to the China Earthquake ...

Quake of magnitude 6 strikes northeast of Australia’s Norfolk Island -USGS

A shallow earthquake of magnitude 6 struck northeast of Australia’s Norfolk Island on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey ...