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Dublin: 10 °C Thursday 17 April, 2014


# earthquake - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Offshore 7.6 earthquake hits Chile, sparking tsunami warning

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

# earthquake - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Five dead after 8.2 earthquake rocks northern Chile

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

# earthquake - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge There was a typically Irish reaction to the Wexford earthquake Earthquaaaaake

There was a typically Irish reaction to the Wexford earthquake

People are picking up garden furniture all over the place.

Earthquake! Small tremor felt in south east Ireland last night

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

# earthquake - Monday 20 January, 2014

6.3 magnitude earthquake rattles New Zealand

There have been no immediate reports of injuries.

# earthquake - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Magnitude 2.6 earthquake off Cork coast rattles doors and confuses locals

The Irish National Seismic Network says that earthquakes around Ireland are usually at a magnitude of about 1.5 or 1.8 so this is definitely more significant.

# earthquake - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Video: ‘Evil’ King Joffrey in Haiti with aid agency GOAL

Since arriving on Monday Gleeson has visited a number of the facilities supported by GOAL.

# earthquake - Friday 25 October, 2013

Small tsunami hits Japan after quake

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

# earthquake - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Despite a few earthquakes in Ireland this year, we’re not signed up to earthquake drill today

Be one of the 24 million people taking part and get under your desk at 6.17pm to join in.

# earthquake - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Earthquake in the Philippines kills 85 people

The earthquake reached 7.2 on the Richter scale.

# earthquake - Saturday 5 October, 2013

This group is digitally preserving the world’s heritage sites for future generations Conservation This post contains images

This group is digitally preserving the world’s heritage sites for future generations

War and natural disasters are causing destruction so a non-profit organisation plans to digitally scan 500 heritage sites over the next five years.

# earthquake - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Lowry, emigration and Arthur’s Day: The week in numbers

Plus: How many €50 notes were discovered in developer Tom McFeely’s former home on Ailesbury Road?

# earthquake - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

This is a new island created by the massive earthquake in Pakistan

People have already started exploring the land which emerged out of the Arabian Sea yesterday.

# earthquake - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Major earthquake kills at least 39 in Pakistan

Up to a third of buildings in the Baluchistan province may have been destroyed in the largest earthquake anywhere in the world this year.

# earthquake - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Japan to spend €359mn to battle Fukushima radioactive water leak

A costly untested subterranean ice wall be constructed in a desperate step to stop the leaks after repeated failures by the plant’s operator.

# earthquake - Sunday 25 August, 2013

There were two earthquakes in the Irish Sea this morning

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

# earthquake - Friday 16 August, 2013

Earthquake sends New Zealand office workers scrambling

No tsunami warning has been issued after a 6.5 magnitude temblor hit the country’s South Island.

# earthquake - Saturday 10 August, 2013

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

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

# earthquake - Monday 22 July, 2013

At least 54 dead in twin China quakes: government

The quake saw more than 21,000 buildings being severely damaged, with 1,200 collapsing.

# earthquake - Sunday 21 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

Strong 6.5 quake shakes New Zealand

The quake hit 57 kilometres south-southwest of Wellington.

# earthquake - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

From Business ETC Jobs expo targets skilled Irish workers to help with Christchurch rebuild New Zealand

Jobs expo targets skilled Irish workers to help with Christchurch rebuild

Construction workers in particular are being sought to help with the post-earthquake rebuild of the New Zealand city.

# earthquake - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Eggs, earthquakes and Euromillions: The week in numbers

Plus – how much of your internet connection should you actually be paying for?

# earthquake - Thursday 27 June, 2013

# earthquake - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Could more aftershocks be on the way after today’s earthquake?

The past two months have seen a concentration of tremor activity down the west coast of Britain, an Irish expert has said.

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

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.

# earthquake - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Powerful quake strikes Afghanistan, tremors felt in Pakistan

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

# earthquake - Saturday 20 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added iPhone dominoes

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

Quake jolts China’s Sichuan, killing over 150 and injuring more than 5,500

The quake struck at around 8am local time, with a magnitude of 6.6 according to the US Geological Survey.

# earthquake - Friday 19 April, 2013

7.2 magnitude earthquake shakes northern Japan

Though the quake rocked towns in the northmost region of the country, no injuries have been reported.

# earthquake - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

The Evening Fix…now with added rock ‘n’ roll billboards

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

At least 40 killed in 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Iran

The massive earthquake, close to the Pakistani border, was felt as far away as Abu Dhabi and New Delhi.

# earthquake - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Iran: 33 killed in strong earthquake

The earthquake measured 6.3 on the Richter Scale.

# earthquake - Monday 11 March, 2013

Los Angeles ‘shaken by biggest quake in years’

The epicentre of the 4.7-magnitude quake was 11 miles southeast of Anza and about 100 miles southeast of Los Angeles.

Frustrations over slow recovery as Japan marks anniversary of tsunami

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

# earthquake - Monday 25 February, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

Quake shakes buildings in Tokyo

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

# earthquake - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Five dead as 8.0 quake off Solomons sparks Pacific tsunami

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

# earthquake - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Powerful 6.9 earthquake shakes northern Japan

Strong tremors have been confirmed across Hokkaido island but no damage has been reported at the several nuclear facilities in the region.

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