News Results for Earthquake
An earthquake is the shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the
sudden release of energy in the Earth's lithosphere that creates seismic waves.
Earthquakes can range in size from those that are so weak that they cannot be
felt to those violent enough to toss people around and destroy whole cities. The
15 hours ago ... Two people were killed and seven others were injured when a strong earthquake
hit Indonesia late Friday, authorities said.
15 hours ago ... JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong earthquake shook Indonesia's densely
populated Java island on Friday night, killing two people and severely damaging
dozens of homes near the epicenter. The magnitude 6.5 quake struck at 11:47
p.m. and was felt across the island, including about 200 kilometers (124 ...
1 day ago ... A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Thursday evening nine miles
from Capetown, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor
occurred at 10:47 p.m. ...
23 hours ago ... An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 struck Java, the most populous
Indonesian island, minutes before midnight Friday, according to preliminary data
from the U.S. Geological Survey.
23 hours ago ... A strong earthquake has shaken buildings in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta
and other cities on the country's most populous island of Java.
16 hours ago ... A strong earthquake shook Indonesia's densely populated Java island on Friday
night, killing two people and severely damaging dozens of homes near the
epicenter. The quake struck at 11:47 p.m. and was felt across the island,
including about 200 kilometers (124 miles) away in the capital Jakarta, where ...
23 hours ago ... A strong earthquake shook the Indonesian capital Thursday and other cities on
the country's most populous island of Java, killing an unknown number of people
amid reports of collapsed buildings.
23 hours ago ... The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake had a magnitude of 6.5 and was
about 56 miles deep and located inland.
22 hours ago ... (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — A strong earthquake shook the Indonesian capital
Thursday and other cities on the country's most populous island of Java, killing
an unknown number of people amid reports of collapsed buildings. Authorities
issued a tsunami warning for parts of Java's coastline after the quake ...
The 2011 Virginia earthquake occurred on August 23 at 1:51:04 p.m. local time in
the Piedmont region of the US state of Virginia. The epicenter, in Louisa County,
was 38 mi (61 km) northwest of Richmond and 5 mi (8 km) south-southwest of the
town of Mineral. It was an intraplate earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 and a ...
Earthquake is a 1974 American ensemble disaster film directed and produced by
Mark Robson. The plot concerns the struggle for survival after a catastrophic
earthquake destroys most of the city of Los Angeles, California. Directed by Mark
Robson and with a screenplay by George Fox and Mario Puzo, the film starred a
The 2008 Sichuan earthquake also known as the First Great Sichuan earthquake
or Wenchuan earthquake, occurred at 14:28:01 China Standard Time on May 12,
2008. Measuring at 8.0 Ms, the earthquake's epicenter was located 80 kilometres
(50 mi) west-northwest of Chengdu, the provincial capital, with a focal depth of ...
The 2010 Haiti earthquake was a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake,
with an epicenter near the town of Léogâne (Ouest), approximately 25 kilometres
(16 mi) west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital. The earthquake occurred at 16:53
local time (21:53 UTC) on Tuesday, 12 January 2010. By 24 January, at least 52
The April 2015 Nepal earthquake killed nearly 9,000 people and injured nearly
22,000. It occurred at 11:56 Nepal Standard Time on 25 April, with a magnitude
of 7.8Mw or 8.1Ms and a maximum Mercalli Intensity of VIII (Severe). Its epicenter
was east of Gorkha District at Barpak, Gorkha, and its hypocenter was at a depth