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#Earthquake

# earthquake - Today’s News

Explainer: Why are so many earthquakes hitting one Indonesian island?

Several earthquakes in recent weeks have killed more than 500 people and left hundreds of thousands homeless.

10 more dead after fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

The quakes hit throughout yesterday, with the first measuring 6.3 shortly before midday which triggered landslides.

# earthquake - Yesterday’s News

Fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

There have been no reports of deaths or injuries so far.

# earthquake - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Death toll surpasses 300 as 5.9-magnitude aftershock rocks Lombok Island

Aftershocks are hampering rescue efforts on the Indonesian island.

# earthquake - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

156,000 homeless as death toll in Indonesia quake rises to 131

Nearly 2,500 people have been hospitalised with serious injuries.

# earthquake - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

All Irish tourists taken off earthquake-stricken Gili Islands, ambassador says

Rescuers today resumed the search for survivors, and to recover the bodies of victims.

# earthquake - Monday 6 August, 2018

'Everyone was screaming... it was so scary': Irish woman caught up in Indonesia earthquake

Teacher Colleen Garry is travelling in Indonesia for six weeks and told us what it was like to get caught up in the quake.

At least 98 killed as powerful quake strikes tourist island of Lombok

More than 2,000 tourists are being helped to leave the island after the incident.

# earthquake - Sunday 5 August, 2018

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

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

# earthquake - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Magnitude 2.6 earthquake hits southeast England as locals report 'rumbling and shaking'

The earthquake struck Newdigate, Surrey at 12.28pm.

# earthquake - Monday 18 June, 2018

At least three killed and 90 injured as earthquake shakes Japan's Osaka

One of the victims was a nine-year-old girl who was killed when a wall collapsed on her at school.

# earthquake - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Rescuers search for three Polish miners after deadly quake

Rescuers have not been able to establish communication with any of three other missing men.

# earthquake - Saturday 17 February, 2018

13 killed after helicopter crashes as it made way to Mexico earthquake epicentre

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico at 11.39pm Irish time last night.

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes southwest Britain

The earthquake struck at 2.31pm near Swansea, Wales.

# earthquake - Friday 9 February, 2018

Oxfam aid workers used prostitutes during Haiti relief efforts, report claims

A spokesperson has confirmed that no staff employed by Oxfam Ireland were involved in the case.

# earthquake - Thursday 8 February, 2018

'We could hear his phone ringing' - Taiwanese rescuers brave leaning building collapse amid quake aftershocks

At least nine people died in Tuesday’s earthquake in the popular tourist city of Hualien.

# earthquake - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Pictures: Search for survivors in precariously-tilted buildings after Taiwan earthquake

Tower blocks have partially collapsed and it is unclear how many people remain in these buildings.

# earthquake - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Taiwan hotel collapses after 6.4-magnitude quake

Local media are reporting that a number of people are trapped inside.

# earthquake - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

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

The quake struck at 9.31am Irish time.

# earthquake - Monday 1 January, 2018

Scientists are warning of an increase in powerful earthquakes this year

It’s all down to tiny variations in the speed of the planet’s rotation, according to a new study.

# earthquake - Monday 13 November, 2017

Iraq-Iran earthquake: Death toll rises to 328, over 2,500 injured

Landslides have been hindering rescue efforts this morning.

# earthquake - Thursday 26 October, 2017

President Higgins to visit people affected by deadly Christchurch earthquake

The centre of the city was largely levelled and a massive rebuilding project has been undertaken.

# earthquake - Friday 6 October, 2017

Powerful earthquake hits off the coast of eastern Japan

The quake had a depth of 10 kilometers.

# earthquake - Friday 22 September, 2017

'Frida Sofia' - the young girl trapped beneath rubble in Mexico City - never existed

“We are certain that she was not real,” a top officer in the Mexican marines told reporters.

# earthquake - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Mexican rescuers race to free girl trapped under school rubble

The magnitude 7.1 quake has killed at least 245 people in central Mexico and injured over 2,000.

# earthquake - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Frantic searches continue as 30 children are still missing after Mexico earthquake

Over 40 buildings collapsed in the capital.

# earthquake - Friday 8 September, 2017

Death toll now at 58 as Mexico reels from biggest earthquake in a century

A powerful 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico late last night.

# earthquake - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

The last child to be pulled from Italian earthquake rubble had just saved his younger brother

Two women died when the quake struck the Italian holiday island of Ischia last night.

# earthquake - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

'I thought it was next door's washing machine': Earthquake strikes Donegal

“I thought it was next door’s washing machine,” a local woman said.

# earthquake - Friday 21 July, 2017

Advice issued to Irish travelling to Greece and Turkey following major earthquake

The Department of Foreign Affairs has said there are no indications of any Irish citizens being involved in the earthquake.

Two dead, 120 injured, in massive earthquake in Greece and Turkey

The massive quake, which measured 6.7 on the Richter scale, struck at 11.30pm Irish time last night.

# earthquake - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Eating snow and singing: How people survived the Italian hotel avalanche

Rescuers are searching for 23 people still believed to be trapped in the hotel.

# earthquake - Saturday 21 January, 2017

A total of 11 people have now been rescued from the Italian hotel buried by snow

Scores of emergency workers have worked round the clock to try and find more survivors.

# earthquake - Friday 20 January, 2017

Hopes for new group of survivors at Italian mountain hotel following avalanche

More than 25 people are believed to have been staying at the hotel when it was hit.

# earthquake - Thursday 19 January, 2017

'No signs of life' at Italian hotel as 30 feared dead after massive avalanche

At least two bodies have been removed from the hotel, but bad weather conditions are slowing rescue efforts.

Italy avalanche: Several children confirmed missing as extent of devastation emerges

Prospects of anyone being rescued alive from the ill-fated Hotel Rigopiano look bleak.

# earthquake - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes the Philippines

No tsunami warnings have been issued.

# earthquake - Sunday 18 December, 2016

The farmers, their little pigs and the wolves: An Italy earthquake survival tale

A month after the quakes, the Fausti family managed to get itself up and running again – but it was no easy task.

# earthquake - Saturday 17 December, 2016

New Zealand on tsunami alert after massive earthquake

The earthquake struck this morning.

# earthquake - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

At least 97 dead and hundreds injured in Indonesian earthquake

The province was devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

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