Tag Archives: Earthquake

Residents Terrified As Earthquake Hits Different Parts Of India

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.5 on the Richter Scale sent residents of Rajkot in Gujarat, India into panic on Thursday morning July 16 as they reportedly rushed out of their homes terrified. According to National Center for Seismology (NCS), the earthquake was felt at around 07:40 am while tremors of the early morning earthquake…

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4.0 Magnitude Earth Tremor Hits Parts Of Ghana’s Capital Accra

Residents of the Greater Accra and Central Region of Ghana have been left bewildered after these environs experienced moderate earthquakes yesterday. The phenomenon which took place in the West African country at about 10:40 pm on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, occurred three times in the space of 10 minutes. Many residents reported on social media that they felt their houses shaking on Wednesday…

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Iran Rocked By 5.1 Magnitude Earthquake With Many Casualties Reported

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook Iran’s capital, Tehran, and nearby areas in the early hours of Friday, forcing many people to flee buildings. According to Aljazeera, at least one person has been killed, with several injured. The spokesman for Iran’s Health Ministry disclosed the news on Twitter revealing that it injured at least seven others. He also urged people to remain…

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#EarthDay2020: 3.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southern California Causing Light Shaking

2020 Earth Day started with an earthquake in the United States as a magnitude 3.7 earthquake centered near Windsor Hills and Baldwin Hills shook Southern California around 12:03 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey. The temblor was reportedly widely felt across Southern California, with Los Angeles International Airport tweeting that it…

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Earthquake Hits Nepal On Eve Of The Anniversary Of An Earlier Quake

  Nepal was struck by a magnitude-5.2 earthquake on Wednesday, the country’s seismological centre said, on the eve of the fourth anniversary of the major quake that killed about 9,000 people. Nan reports that the moderate intensity quake hit at 6.29 a.m. local time (1244GMT), Nepal’s National Seismological Centre said. Its epicentre was in Naubise,…

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Breaking: Earthquake Hits Iran-Iraq As Death Toll Rises Above 200

More than 200 people are dead and more than 2,500 injured after a powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the border region between Iran and Iraq late Sunday. Iran’s Press TV said the highest number of casualties in the country occurred in the town of Sarpol-e Zahab, Kermanshah province, with the country’s semi-official Mehr news agency…

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Earthquake Hits China, 13 Confirmed Dead

No fewer than 13 people were killed when a 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck Sichuan, southwestern China, authorities said today. But the toll was expected to climb as news trickles out of the remote mountainous region. Aftershocks shuddered across the quake-prone province of Sichuan, adding to the anxiety of victims, with the most powerful reaching a magnitude…

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