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#Quake

# quake - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Tsunami alert lifted after powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Japan
# Quake
# Quake

Tsunami alert lifted after powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Japan

Updated Mar 16th 2022, 9:55 PM 18,294 Views 10 Comments

The quake was centred off the coast of the Fukushima region at a depth of 60 kilometres.

# quake - Monday 22 February, 2021

New Zealand marks 10th anniversary of Christchurch earthquake
# Jacinda Ardern
# Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand marks 10th anniversary of Christchurch earthquake

Feb 22nd 2021, 7:36 AM 10,477 Views 1 Comment

The 2011 quake killed 185 people and flattened much of the city’s central area.

# quake - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Donegal struck by 2.1 magnitude earthquake
# Shaking News
# Shaking News

Donegal struck by 2.1 magnitude earthquake

Apr 30th 2019, 8:05 AM 43,702 Views 33 Comments

The earthquake struck at 9.18pm last night.

# quake - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Nasa Mars lander picks up what's likely first detected 'Marsquake'
# Marsquake
# Marsquake

Nasa Mars lander picks up what's likely first detected 'Marsquake'

Apr 24th 2019, 7:15 AM 12,801 Views 10 Comments

Nasa has said the new seismic event was too small to provide solid data on the Martian interior.

# quake - Monday 8 April, 2019

Donegal struck by 2.4 magnitude earthquake overnight
# Donegal Bay
# Donegal Bay

Donegal struck by 2.4 magnitude earthquake overnight

Apr 8th 2019, 2:45 PM 91,506 Views 41 Comments

Tremors were felt by members of the public around the Killybegs area.

# quake - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Tsunami warning as magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes off New Caledonia
# Tsunami Warning
# Tsunami Warning

Tsunami warning as magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes off New Caledonia

Dec 5th 2018, 6:46 AM 17,778 Views 2 Comments

There were no immediate reports of damage from the earthquake.

# quake - Monday 20 August, 2018

10 more dead after fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

10 more dead after fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

Aug 20th 2018, 8:57 AM 6,012 Views 2 Comments

The quakes hit throughout yesterday, with the first measuring 6.3 shortly before midday which triggered landslides.

# quake - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

All Irish tourists taken off earthquake-stricken Gili Islands, ambassador says
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

All Irish tourists taken off earthquake-stricken Gili Islands, ambassador says

Updated Aug 7th 2018, 9:43 AM 21,562 Views 8 Comments

Rescuers today resumed the search for survivors, and to recover the bodies of victims.

# quake - Monday 6 August, 2018

'Everyone was screaming... it was so scary': Irish woman caught up in Indonesia earthquake
# Lombok Island
# Lombok Island

'Everyone was screaming... it was so scary': Irish woman caught up in Indonesia earthquake

Aug 6th 2018, 4:48 PM 28,460 Views 5 Comments

Teacher Colleen Garry is travelling in Indonesia for six weeks and told us what it was like to get caught up in the quake.

# quake - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes southwest Britain
# Wales
# Wales

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes southwest Britain

Feb 17th 2018, 3:13 PM 34,040 Views 40 Comments

The earthquake struck at 2.31pm near Swansea, Wales.

# quake - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Mexican rescuers race to free girl trapped under school rubble
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Mexican rescuers race to free girl trapped under school rubble

Sep 21st 2017, 10:18 AM 6,081 Views 7 Comments

The magnitude 7.1 quake has killed at least 245 people in central Mexico and injured over 2,000.

# quake - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

At least 42 dead as earthquake hits Mexico City and destroys buildings and bridges
# Quake
# Quake

At least 42 dead as earthquake hits Mexico City and destroys buildings and bridges

Sep 19th 2017, 9:59 PM 13,195 Views 7 Comments

The US Geological Survey put the quake’s magnitude at 7.1.

# quake - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Italy avalanche: Several children confirmed missing as extent of devastation emerges
# Hotel Tragedy
# Hotel Tragedy

Italy avalanche: Several children confirmed missing as extent of devastation emerges

Jan 19th 2017, 4:18 PM 27,252 Views 8 Comments

Prospects of anyone being rescued alive from the ill-fated Hotel Rigopiano look bleak.

# quake - Sunday 18 December, 2016

The farmers, their little pigs and the wolves: An Italy earthquake survival tale
# Aftershocks
# Aftershocks

The farmers, their little pigs and the wolves: An Italy earthquake survival tale

Dec 18th 2016, 8:30 PM 9,111 Views 2 Comments

A month after the quakes, the Fausti family managed to get itself up and running again – but it was no easy task.

# quake - Sunday 13 November, 2016

At least two killed as massive earthquake hits New Zealand
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

At least two killed as massive earthquake hits New Zealand

Nov 13th 2016, 5:55 PM 59,919 Views 45 Comments

Christchurch was the location of a powerful earthquake in 2011.

# quake - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Evacuations but no major damage as New Zealand hit by earthquake
# Quake
# Quake

Evacuations but no major damage as New Zealand hit by earthquake

Sep 1st 2016, 11:29 PM 82,943 Views 33 Comments

A swarm of aftershocks rocked the region.

# quake - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Japan might put toilets in lifts in case people get stuck during earthquakes
# Moveable Poo
# Moveable Poo

Japan might put toilets in lifts in case people get stuck during earthquakes

Jun 7th 2015, 4:30 PM 9,192 Views 21 Comments

Definitely qualifies as an emergency.

# quake - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Nepal earthquake survivor: 'More than anything now, the women need safety'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Nepal earthquake survivor: 'More than anything now, the women need safety'

May 27th 2015, 6:00 PM 51 Views 4 Comments

One month on, a survivor of the Nepalese earthquake talks about the conditions in the camps and the dangers faced by displaced women and girls.

# quake - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Earthquake strikes in Wales (and shakes Ireland a tiny bit)

Earthquake strikes in Wales (and shakes Ireland a tiny bit)

May 26th 2015, 9:41 PM 33,944 Views 28 Comments

A teeny tiny bit.

# quake - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

"People have no hope left. We know that another quake is coming"
# Fresh Tragedy
# Fresh Tragedy

"People have no hope left. We know that another quake is coming"

May 13th 2015, 9:03 PM 12,839 Views 4 Comments

The search has also been continuing for a US military helicopter that went missing while delivering aid.

Irish people are jokingly using Facebook's Nepal safety check-in
# Bad Form
# Bad Form

Irish people are jokingly using Facebook's Nepal safety check-in

May 13th 2015, 5:52 PM 29,492 Views 26 Comments

Their friends really aren’t impressed.

# quake - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

WATCH: The terrifying moment the Nepal quake struck the parliament
# Panic
# Panic

WATCH: The terrifying moment the Nepal quake struck the parliament

May 12th 2015, 4:07 PM 11,781 Views 6 Comments

Dozens of people have been declared dead after the 7.3 magnitude earthquake.

# quake - Saturday 2 May, 2015

'No chance' of more survivors beneath rubble
# Nepal
# Nepal

'No chance' of more survivors beneath rubble

May 2nd 2015, 10:05 AM 6,989 Views 1 Comment

The Department of Foreign Affairs here has confirmed all 170 Irish in affected regions have been accounted for.

# quake - Saturday 22 November, 2014

'No damage to any nuclear power stations' after strong quake hits Japan
# 6.2 Magnitude
# 6.2 Magnitude

'No damage to any nuclear power stations' after strong quake hits Japan

Nov 22nd 2014, 3:24 PM 7,374 Views 8 Comments

Five people are feared trapped in collapsed buildings.

# quake - Sunday 3 August, 2014

At least 367 dead in southwest China earthquake
# Breaking
# Breaking

At least 367 dead in southwest China earthquake

Aug 3rd 2014, 1:51 PM 5,777 Views 6 Comments

The quake measured 6.1 on the Richter Scale.

# quake - Friday 11 July, 2014

Tsunami warning issued after earthquake hits off Fukushima coast
# Nuclear Site
# Nuclear Site

Tsunami warning issued after earthquake hits off Fukushima coast

Jul 11th 2014, 9:32 PM 16,985 Views 25 Comments

The 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck in the Pacific off Fukushima.

# quake - Saturday 5 July, 2014

5.7-magnitude quake hits Japan
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

5.7-magnitude quake hits Japan

Jul 5th 2014, 7:30 AM 7,778 Views 9 Comments

So far, there have been no reports of damage.

# quake - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Five dead after 8.2 earthquake rocks northern Chile
# Disaster Zone
# Disaster Zone

Five dead after 8.2 earthquake rocks northern Chile

Apr 2nd 2014, 6:25 AM 7,172 Views 4 Comments

The five died in the cities of Iquique and Alto Hospicio.

# quake - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Earthquake! Small tremor felt in south east Ireland last night
# Ahhhhhhhh
# Ahhhhhhhh

Earthquake! Small tremor felt in south east Ireland last night

Mar 19th 2014, 6:20 AM 45,378 Views 93 Comments

There have been no reports so far of damage, with seismologists saying it was of a “low magnitude”.

# quake - Monday 17 March, 2014

An earthquake has woken every Twitter user in Los Angeles at 6.30am
# Alarm Call
From The Daily Edge
# Alarm Call

An earthquake has woken every Twitter user in Los Angeles at 6.30am

Mar 17th 2014, 2:17 PM 5,083 Views 0 Comments

Shakey wakey.

# quake - Friday 25 October, 2013

Small tsunami hits Japan after quake
# Japan
# Japan

Small tsunami hits Japan after quake

Oct 25th 2013, 9:08 PM 8,518 Views 8 Comments

People were warned to stay away from the coast as the tsunami approached.

# quake - Sunday 25 August, 2013

There were two earthquakes in the Irish Sea this morning
# I Feel The Earth Move
# I Feel The Earth Move

There were two earthquakes in the Irish Sea this morning

Aug 25th 2013, 7:52 PM 35,450 Views 76 Comments

Both of the quakes happened close to the English coastline with the larger registering a 3.3 on the Richter scale.

# quake - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Volcano kills 5, 'shoots smoke and ash 2,000m into the air'
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Volcano kills 5, 'shoots smoke and ash 2,000m into the air'

Aug 10th 2013, 12:34 PM 8,855 Views 31 Comments

A 5.0 earthquake hit 188km northwest of Indonesia, the US Geological Survey also said.

# quake - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Strong 6.5 quake shakes New Zealand
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Strong 6.5 quake shakes New Zealand

Jul 21st 2013, 8:11 AM 10,351 Views 11 Comments

The quake hit 57 kilometres south-southwest of Wellington.

# quake - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Did you feel the earth move at 4.16am? (Seriously)
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Did you feel the earth move at 4.16am? (Seriously)

May 29th 2013, 8:37 AM 22,266 Views 67 Comments

A 3.8 magnitude earthquake struck Wales in the early hours of this morning – and was even felt 110km away on Ireland’s east coast.

# quake - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Powerful quake strikes Afghanistan, tremors felt in Pakistan
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Powerful quake strikes Afghanistan, tremors felt in Pakistan

Apr 24th 2013, 11:27 AM 2,769 Views 6 Comments

The 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck at a depth of 65 kilometres, close to the Pakistani border.

# quake - Monday 25 February, 2013

Quake shakes buildings in Tokyo
# Japan
# Japan

Quake shakes buildings in Tokyo

Feb 25th 2013, 8:10 AM 3,690 Views 1 Comment

No risk of a tsunami, says Japan’s meteorological agency.

# quake - Monday 10 December, 2012

Earthquake hits Indonesia's Banda Sea
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Earthquake hits Indonesia's Banda Sea

Dec 10th 2012, 5:32 PM 6,297 Views 6 Comments

There is not said to be a tsunami threat after the earthquake.

# quake - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Iran earthquake kills five, destroys villages in rural area
# Iran
# Iran

Iran earthquake kills five, destroys villages in rural area

Dec 5th 2012, 8:37 PM 1,650 Views 6 Comments

The quake registered 5.5 on the moment magnitude scale and hit at around 5pm GMT.

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