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#Quake

# quake - Sunday 5 August, 2012

New Zealand begins implosion of quake-hit buildings
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

New Zealand begins implosion of quake-hit buildings

Aug 5th 2012, 2:35 PM 3,916 Views 3 Comments

This was the first implosion of a building damaged by a quake, and thousands of people turned out to watch.

# quake - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

New Zealand struck by 7.0-magnitude earthquake
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

New Zealand struck by 7.0-magnitude earthquake

Jul 3rd 2012, 2:10 PM 6,625 Views 9 Comments

Quake struck off the southern coast of the North Island.

# quake - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Reports of 10 dead after 5.8 earthquake hits Italy
# Italy
# Italy

Reports of 10 dead after 5.8 earthquake hits Italy

May 29th 2012, 12:00 PM 4,272 Views 7 Comments

The reported 5.8 earthquake struck near Parma this morning. Another earthquake hit the region surrounding Bologna between Modena and Mantova over a week ago.

# quake - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Study says 70% chance major quake could hit Tokyo within four years
# Japan
# Japan

Study says 70% chance major quake could hit Tokyo within four years

Jan 24th 2012, 11:49 AM 2,298 Views 9 Comments

Seismologists at Tokyo University also say there is a 98 per cent chance of a magnitude-7 earthquake hitting the Japanese capital in the next 30 years.

# quake - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

5.7 quake in Turkey collapses damaged buildings
# Turkey
# Turkey

5.7 quake in Turkey collapses damaged buildings

Nov 9th 2011, 9:54 PM 209 Views 3 Comments

The earthquake comes just two weeks after a 7.2-magnitude temblor in the region killed around 600 people.

# quake - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Teenager pulled from wreckage 61 hours after Turkey quake
# Turkey Earthquake
# Turkey Earthquake

Teenager pulled from wreckage 61 hours after Turkey quake

Oct 26th 2011, 8:35 AM 106 Views 1 Comment

Applause broke out as Eyup Erdem, 18, emerged from the wreckage after being located with tiny cameras.

# quake - Sunday 23 October, 2011

85 killed – and likely more – after major earthquake in eastern Turkey
# Turkey
# Turkey

85 killed – and likely more – after major earthquake in eastern Turkey

Oct 23rd 2011, 8:30 PM 1,009 Views 6 Comments

The town of Erdis is ravaged by a 7.2-magnitude quake, with officials fearing that the ultimate death toll may reach four digits.

# quake - Sunday 9 October, 2011

New Zealand hit by earthquake - no damage reported
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

New Zealand hit by earthquake - no damage reported

Oct 9th 2011, 10:14 AM 407 Views 6 Comments

The New Zealand city of Christchurch, which has been hit by a number of earthquakes over the last year (pictured), has been struck by a quake this morning.

# quake - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Strong earthquake hits islands in Pacific
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Strong earthquake hits islands in Pacific

Aug 20th 2011, 7:31 PM 546 Views 12 Comments

No damage or casualties yet reported in 7.5-magnitude quake in ‘Ring of Fire’ region.

# quake - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Goldfish survive 134 days without food after NZ quake
# Scooby Snacks
From The Daily Edge
# Scooby Snacks

Goldfish survive 134 days without food after NZ quake

Jul 27th 2011, 7:10 AM 693 Views 6 Comments

The two fish – named Shaggy and Daphne – were trapped in their tank in Christchurch after devastating natural disaster – and have only just been found.

# quake - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Powerful earthquake hits south Kyrgyzstan
# Kyrgyzstan
# Kyrgyzstan

Powerful earthquake hits south Kyrgyzstan

Jul 20th 2011, 7:44 AM 159 Views 1 Comment

The 6.2 magnitude quake struck in the early hours of the morning but there are no immediate reports of casualties.

# quake - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Spring break tourists shaken by Mexican quake
# Mexico
# Mexico

Spring break tourists shaken by Mexican quake

Apr 26th 2011, 5:42 PM 2,000 Views 0 Comments

Moderate earthquake struck early in the morning about 50kms from popular resort of Acapulco.

# quake - Sunday 24 April, 2011

Japan to launch massive search for quake and tsunami bodies
# Japan
# Japan

Japan to launch massive search for quake and tsunami bodies

Apr 24th 2011, 4:09 PM 808 Views 0 Comments

Nearly 25,000 soldiers along with boats and aircraft will head into the disaster zone on Monday aiming to recover many of the bodies of those still classed as missing but presumed dead.

# quake - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Two large earthquakes shake Burma
# Burma
# Burma

Two large earthquakes shake Burma

Mar 24th 2011, 7:22 PM 1,251 Views 0 Comments

A child and an adult reported dead as the quakes hit just seconds apart at 1.55pm GMT.

# quake - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

# quake - Friday 11 March, 2011

US west coast tsunami: White House says US appears to be out of major danger
# US Tsunami
# US Tsunami

US west coast tsunami: White House says US appears to be out of major danger

Mar 11th 2011, 3:55 PM 3,145 Views 0 Comments

West coast of America had been bracing itself as the tsunami reached Waikiki Beach in Hawaii.

In pictures: How the disaster in Japan unfolded
# Japan
# Japan

In pictures: How the disaster in Japan unfolded

Mar 11th 2011, 2:40 PM 10,178 Views 0 Comments

Cities, towns and farmland seriously damaged by the 8.9 magnitude quake today, which then triggered tsunami.

Hawaii tsunami: Slow-moving waves creeping inland on islands
# Hawaii Tsunami
# Hawaii Tsunami

Hawaii tsunami: Slow-moving waves creeping inland on islands

Mar 11th 2011, 2:05 PM 5,346 Views 0 Comments

Tsunami warning centre explains that a tsunami is not always just one wall of water but a constantly-encroaching sheet of water that will swamp coastal regions.

Japan tremors incredibly close to the surface
# Japan
# Japan

Japan tremors incredibly close to the surface

Mar 11th 2011, 11:43 AM 2,116 Views 0 Comments

Map shows how shallow the focus of earthquake is – red and orange spots denote shocks less than 25km from the surface.

# quake - Thursday 10 March, 2011

Death toll in China earthquake rises to 24
# China
# China

Death toll in China earthquake rises to 24

Mar 10th 2011, 2:50 PM 943 Views 0 Comments

The quake also injured over 200 people in the southwest of the country, near the border with Burma.

# quake - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Second Irish man confirmed to have died in New Zealand earthquake
# New Zealand Quake
# New Zealand Quake

Second Irish man confirmed to have died in New Zealand earthquake

Mar 8th 2011, 3:49 PM 1,327 Views 0 Comments

The man’s body has been recovered and he has been identified as JJ O’Connor, originally from Co Kerry.

# quake - Monday 7 March, 2011

Seen from space: the Christchurch earthquake
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Seen from space: the Christchurch earthquake

Mar 7th 2011, 5:07 PM 1,774 Views 0 Comments

A shocking new satellite image shows the power of the earthquake that rocked New Zealand last month.

# quake - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Concern for Irish man trapped in earthquake hit building in New Zealand
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Concern for Irish man trapped in earthquake hit building in New Zealand

Feb 24th 2011, 9:33 AM 1,514 Views 0 Comments

The man is trapped in a collapsed building in Christchurch. The DFA are seriously concerned about his welfare and that of one other person in New Zealand.

Concerns remain over two Irish people missing after New Zealand earthquake
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Concerns remain over two Irish people missing after New Zealand earthquake

Feb 24th 2011, 7:47 AM 681 Views 0 Comments

A total of 98 people have now been confirmed dead with hundreds more fatalities expected in Christchurch.

# quake - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Details emerge of two Irish people confirmed dead in New Zealand earthquake
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Details emerge of two Irish people confirmed dead in New Zealand earthquake

Feb 23rd 2011, 7:38 AM 3,958 Views 0 Comments

Details of the two deceased begin to emerge with ‘serious concerns’ over two more Irish people missing and ten more still unaccounted for.

# quake - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

Seahawks' touchdown left fans quaking: Lynch causes earthquake
# Boom!
From The42
# Boom!

Seahawks' touchdown left fans quaking: Lynch causes earthquake

Jan 11th 2011, 2:16 PM 371 Views 0 Comments

Director of the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network claims that small tremors were experienced locally at the same time as Marshawn Lynch’s late winner.