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#Tsunami

# tsunami - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Japan falls silent to mark decade since tsunami disaster
# Memorial
# Memorial

Japan falls silent to mark decade since tsunami disaster

Mar 11th 2021, 7:07 AM 8,649 Views 6 Comments

A minute’s silence was observed across the country at 2.46 pm local time, the precise moment a 9.0 magnitude quake hit.

# tsunami - Friday 5 March, 2021

Tsunami warnings lifted across South Pacific as threat from monster quakes subsides
# South Pacific
# South Pacific

Tsunami warnings lifted across South Pacific as threat from monster quakes subsides

Mar 5th 2021, 7:59 AM 12,761 Views 0 Comments

Quakes of 7.3, 7.4 and 8.1 magnitude struck near New Zealand’s remote Kermadec Islands.

# tsunami - Friday 12 April, 2019

Tsunami warning lifted after 6.8 magnitude earthquake in eastern Indonesia
# Warning
# Warning

Tsunami warning lifted after 6.8 magnitude earthquake in eastern Indonesia

Updated Apr 12th 2019, 4:00 PM 10,462 Views 1 Comment

Residents in the Morowali district earlier fled their homes.

# tsunami - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Flights redirected as Indonesia hikes alert level for volcano that sparked tsunami
# Anak Krakatoa
# Anak Krakatoa

Flights redirected as Indonesia hikes alert level for volcano that sparked tsunami

Dec 27th 2018, 8:39 AM 7,330 Views 4 Comments

A spokesperson for the national disaster agency said there is a danger of more eruptions.

# tsunami - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Torrential rain hampers efforts of Indonesian rescuers to reach isolated communities
# Tsunami
# Tsunami

Torrential rain hampers efforts of Indonesian rescuers to reach isolated communities

Dec 26th 2018, 8:08 AM 5,269 Views 1 Comment

The latest death toll stands at 429, with 1,485 people injured and another 154 still missing.

# tsunami - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Death toll now over 400 after Indonesian tsunami as clean water and medicine supplies dwindle
# Humanitarian Crisis
# Humanitarian Crisis

Death toll now over 400 after Indonesian tsunami as clean water and medicine supplies dwindle

Dec 25th 2018, 8:03 AM 5,350 Views 2 Comments

The latest death toll stood at 429, with 1,485 people injured.

# tsunami - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Dec 23rd 2018, 8:10 PM 11,419 Views 1 Comment

A tsunami in Indonesia, the Blanchardstown shooting and an anti-eviction protest in Roscommon…

# tsunami - Sunday 7 October, 2018

5,000 still feared missing as Indonesian earthquake death toll rises
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

5,000 still feared missing as Indonesian earthquake death toll rises

Oct 7th 2018, 10:30 AM 6,702 Views 4 Comments

Indonesia’s disaster agency says they have recovered 1,763 bodies so far.

# tsunami - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Indonesia clamps down on looting as earthquake and tsunami death toll tops 1,200
# Rescue Operations
# Rescue Operations

Indonesia clamps down on looting as earthquake and tsunami death toll tops 1,200

Oct 2nd 2018, 7:06 PM 6,926 Views 3 Comments

Almost 200,000 people are in need of urgent help.

# tsunami - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Death toll in horrific Indonesia tsunami is now at least 832 and is expected to rise
# Disaster
# Disaster

Death toll in horrific Indonesia tsunami is now at least 832 and is expected to rise

Sep 30th 2018, 8:11 AM 12,863 Views 7 Comments

The death toll is expected to worsen considerably as so many regions have yet to be heard from in the aftermath of the quake.

# tsunami - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Almost 400 killed in Indonesian earthquake as hospitals struggle to cope
# Sulawesi
# Sulawesi

Almost 400 killed in Indonesian earthquake as hospitals struggle to cope

Updated Sep 29th 2018, 1:16 PM 45,879 Views 21 Comments

The main airport in Palu is expected to stay closed for at least 24 hours, complicating disaster relief efforts.

# tsunami - Friday 28 September, 2018

Tsunami hits Indonesia after powerful earthquake
# Tsunami
# Tsunami

Tsunami hits Indonesia after powerful earthquake

Sep 28th 2018, 6:32 PM 17,163 Views 9 Comments

The 1.5 metre tsunami slammed into Sulawesi island.

# tsunami - Sunday 5 August, 2018

At least 37 dead after major earthquake strikes Indonesia's Lombok island near Bali
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

At least 37 dead after major earthquake strikes Indonesia's Lombok island near Bali

Updated Aug 5th 2018, 7:17 PM 28,707 Views 10 Comments

The latest quake had a magnitude of seven and struck just 10km underground.

# tsunami - Friday 2 March, 2018

Storm waves in the west moved boulders onto the top of this cliff
# Feel The Power
# Feel The Power

Storm waves in the west moved boulders onto the top of this cliff

Mar 2nd 2018, 6:10 AM 50,321 Views 20 Comments

Previously it was assumed that only a tsunami could be that powerful.

# tsunami - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska
# Warning
# Warning

Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska

Jan 23rd 2018, 6:25 PM 58,124 Views 42 Comments

The quake struck at 9.31am Irish time.

# tsunami - Saturday 17 December, 2016

New Zealand on tsunami alert after massive earthquake
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

New Zealand on tsunami alert after massive earthquake

Dec 17th 2016, 1:10 PM 21,834 Views 5 Comments

The earthquake struck this morning.

# tsunami - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

At least 97 dead and hundreds injured in Indonesian earthquake
# Sumatra
# Sumatra

At least 97 dead and hundreds injured in Indonesian earthquake

Dec 7th 2016, 10:05 PM 14,296 Views 10 Comments

The province was devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

# tsunami - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

'The fear that I felt almost six years ago came back': Relief as tsunami warning lifted in Japan
# Japan
# Japan

'The fear that I felt almost six years ago came back': Relief as tsunami warning lifted in Japan

Nov 22nd 2016, 8:12 AM 8,141 Views 9 Comments

The powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake sparked fears of a repeat of the 2011 disaster.

# tsunami - 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 82,852 Views 33 Comments

A swarm of aftershocks rocked the region.

# tsunami - Friday 11 March, 2016

PICTURES: The ghosts of Japan's disaster still haunt 5 years later
# Fukushima
# Fukushima

PICTURES: The ghosts of Japan's disaster still haunt 5 years later

Mar 11th 2016, 6:03 AM 12,484 Views 7 Comments

Eye-witnesses to the events of Japans “triple disaster” recount their memories.

# tsunami - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Five dead and more than 1 million evacuated from homes in Chile earthquake
# Massive Quake
# Massive Quake

Five dead and more than 1 million evacuated from homes in Chile earthquake

Sep 17th 2015, 9:14 AM 28,151 Views 21 Comments

Buildings were reported to have swayed as far away as Buenos Aires.

# tsunami - Monday 30 March, 2015

Tsunami threat passes after 7.5 quake hits Papua New Guinea
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Tsunami threat passes after 7.5 quake hits Papua New Guinea

Mar 30th 2015, 8:32 AM 8,836 Views 0 Comments

The quake occurred 55 kilometres from the nearest city of Kokopo on New Britain island.

# tsunami - Friday 26 December, 2014

10 years on: Women fight for rights and equality after devastating tsunami
# 2004
# 2004

10 years on: Women fight for rights and equality after devastating tsunami

Dec 26th 2014, 1:31 PM 10,410 Views 6 Comments

The natural disaster – one of the worst in history – claimed the lives of 230,000 people.

# tsunami - Monday 13 October, 2014

Column: Women, the elderly, and the disabled are disproportionately hit by natural disasters
# Disaster Reduction
# Disaster Reduction

Column: Women, the elderly, and the disabled are disproportionately hit by natural disasters

Oct 13th 2014, 8:00 AM 668 Views 8 Comments

Surely powerful natural events like cyclones and tsunamis should be indiscriminate in their destruction? The figures tell a different story.

# tsunami - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Forget bomb shelters, 'tsunami survival capsules' could be the new thing in Japan
# Brainwave
# Brainwave

Forget bomb shelters, 'tsunami survival capsules' could be the new thing in Japan

Sep 11th 2014, 8:00 AM 18,377 Views 21 Comments

The spherical capsules are designed to deflect debris strikes.

# tsunami - Saturday 6 September, 2014

These are the ten cities most at risk of being hit by natural disasters
# Take Cover
# Take Cover

These are the ten cities most at risk of being hit by natural disasters

Sep 6th 2014, 9:45 AM 23,979 Views 19 Comments

Spoiler: Ireland is grand.

# tsunami - Thursday 7 August, 2014

14-year-old girl reunited with her family after being swept away by tsunami 10 years ago
# Back Together
# Back Together

14-year-old girl reunited with her family after being swept away by tsunami 10 years ago

Aug 7th 2014, 6:30 PM 74,173 Views 60 Comments

Her mother said, ‘My heart beat so fast when I saw her. I hugged her and she hugged me back.’

# tsunami - 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 16,971 Views 25 Comments

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

# tsunami - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Offshore 7.6 earthquake hits Chile, sparking tsunami warning
# Tsunami
# Tsunami

Offshore 7.6 earthquake hits Chile, sparking tsunami warning

Apr 3rd 2014, 9:34 AM 5,440 Views 2 Comments

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet was one of those forced to evacuate.

# tsunami - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Japanese team's goal celebration remembers tsunami anniversary
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

Japanese team's goal celebration remembers tsunami anniversary

Mar 11th 2014, 5:39 PM 4,522 Views 2 Comments

Players of J-League side Sanfrecce Hiroshima spelt out the date of the tragedy during an Asian Champions League game today.

# tsunami - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Almost 10 years on from the Asian tsunami: what's happening to coastal fishing villages?
# Aftermath
# Aftermath

Almost 10 years on from the Asian tsunami: what's happening to coastal fishing villages?

Mar 8th 2014, 7:00 AM 10,781 Views 5 Comments

Shoreline communities in countries like India were the hardest hit in 2004′s devastating tsunami. But thanks to Irish assistance, almost 40,000 people in desperate need were helped.

# tsunami - Friday 25 October, 2013

Small tsunami hits Japan after quake
# Japan
# Japan

Small tsunami hits Japan after quake

Oct 25th 2013, 9:08 PM 8,499 Views 8 Comments

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

# tsunami - Friday 21 June, 2013

New radioactive water leak at Fukushima
# Fukushima
# Fukushima

New radioactive water leak at Fukushima

Jun 21st 2013, 8:42 AM 4,072 Views 37 Comments

More than 18,000 people died when the towering tsunami smashed into Japan’s northeast in March 2011 setting off the crisis at Fukushima.

# tsunami - Monday 11 March, 2013

Frustrations over slow recovery as Japan marks anniversary of tsunami
# Japan
# Japan

Frustrations over slow recovery as Japan marks anniversary of tsunami

Mar 11th 2013, 11:51 AM 2,951 Views 2 Comments

Hundreds of people displaced in the Fukushima emergency have today filed a lawsuit seeking official compensation.

# tsunami - Monday 25 February, 2013

Quake shakes buildings in Tokyo
# Japan
# Japan

Quake shakes buildings in Tokyo

Feb 25th 2013, 8:10 AM 3,684 Views 1 Comment

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

# tsunami - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Five dead as 8.0 quake off Solomons sparks Pacific tsunami
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Five dead as 8.0 quake off Solomons sparks Pacific tsunami

Feb 6th 2013, 8:16 AM 6,810 Views 2 Comments

Latest reports suggest that between 60 to 70 homes have been damaged by waves crashing into at least four villages on Santa Cruz Islands.

# tsunami - Saturday 5 January, 2013

7.7 magnitude quake hits off Alaska, triggers local tsunami
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

7.7 magnitude quake hits off Alaska, triggers local tsunami

Jan 5th 2013, 11:20 AM 7,921 Views 10 Comments

Homes nearby were shaken but there have been no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

# tsunami - Monday 10 December, 2012

Earthquake hits Indonesia's Banda Sea
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Earthquake hits Indonesia's Banda Sea

Dec 10th 2012, 5:32 PM 6,264 Views 6 Comments

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

Japan may scrap nuclear plant over seismic fault
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

Japan may scrap nuclear plant over seismic fault

Dec 10th 2012, 2:00 PM 3,294 Views 11 Comments

Geologists say an existing Japanese nuclear plant may be sited over an active seismic fault – indicating that it will probably have to be scrapped.

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