Search results for ‘Quake’

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  • 17 Oct 2018

    The Court of Appeal resounded to singing and applause from anti-fracking campaigners today as three of their fellow activists walked free from prison.

  • 30 Sep 2018

    We bring you the latest from Indonesia as more than 150 aftershocks have hit the island of Sulawesi, following the tsunami and earthquake. Damaged roads and a lack of electricity are hindering rescue efforts as officials fear the death toll – now standing at 836 – will continue to rise.

  • 29 Sep 2018

      First the earthquake, hitting 7.5 on the richter scale, and then the tsunami with waves up to 6 metres high struck the Indonesian coast. The city of Palu on the island of Sulawesi was devastated; homes, businesses and hospitals were flattened. Hundreds have been confirmed dead with hundreds more reported missing or injured.

  • 6 Aug 2018

    Thousands of terrified tourists are being taken off the island of Lombok by boat after an earthquake destroyed roads, bridges and damaged huge numbers of buildings. At least 98 people were killed and over 200 injured, with thousands more now homeless.

  • 29 Jul 2018

    At least 14 people have died in a powerful earthquake in Indonesia’s central Lombok island – a popular tourist destination. The 6.4 magnitude quake struck just before 7 o clock local time this morning – damaging thousands of homes and leaving hundreds of people injured, most of them hit by debris and falling blocks of…

  • 5 May 2018

    Earthquakes have hit Hawaii’s largest island following the eruption of the volcano Kilauea. The quakes are the strongest to have hit the US state since the 1970s and follow the eruption on Thursday which led to hundreds of residents being moved to safety.

  • 17 Feb 2018

    Parts of the country have been shaken by a 4.4 magnitude earthquake – an event which experts say only happens ever three to five years. The epicentre hit near Swansea – but tremors were felt from Cornwall to Liverpool too.

  • 29 Jan 2018

    New research shows there was no ‘youthquake’ at the 2017 election. But how did so many analysts get it wrong? And where did Labour get their extra votes from?

  • 13 Nov 2017

    More than 400 people have been killed and thousands more injured after the deadliest earthquake this year struck on the border of Iran and Iraq. Rescue workers have been frantically trying to find hundreds of people still thought to be trapped under the rubble.

  • 20 Sep 2017

    Krishnan Guru-Murthy has the latest from Jojutla, near the epicentre of the earthquake.

  • 20 Sep 2017

    Alejandro Cota, from World Vision, discusses the Mexico earthquake.

  • 20 Sep 2017

    Across Mexico, rescuers are struggling to free people trapped in the rubble of buildings brought crashing down by the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that hit the country yesterday. The head of the country’s civil defence agency has confirmed that at least 225 people are known to have died, among them 21 children and five adults in…

  • 8 Sep 2017

    At least 32 people are now confirmed to have died in the Mexican earthquake, the strongest to hit the country for a century. The 8.1 magnitude quake triggered dozens of aftershocks, toppling buildings and sending people running into the streets in panic.

  • 22 Aug 2017

    First they pulled a seven-month-old baby alive from the rubble. Then firefighters found his two older brothers, working through the night to rescue the children after an earthquake damaged homes and buildings on the Italian island of Ischia. At least two people were killed in the quake, which struck yesterday evening on the popular holiday…

  • 13 Nov 2016

    An earthquake on New Zealand’s South Island has led to a tsunami which has struck coastal areas and led to evacuations on the Chatham islands some 400 miles away.