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Thursday 23 January, 2020


# earthquake - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Four Irish people have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake

One Nepalese man was removed from the rubble after 82 hours. He said he survived by drinking his own urine.

# earthquake - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Ten citizens on government’s list have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake

Minister Charlie Flanagan said there have been no reports of any Irish fatalities

# earthquake - Monday 27 April, 2015

Six Irish people have not yet contacted home after Nepal earthquake

The names of Irish tourists or travellers have been posted on the Red Cross’s website.

Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000

It’s the Himalayan nation’s deadliest disaster in more than 80 years.

# earthquake - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Nepal death toll passes 2,500 as fresh aftershocks and avalanches hit

A strong aftershock has hit the region, as a massive rescue effort gets under way.

From The Daily Edge People in Nepal are using Facebook to let loved ones know they're safe Safe

People in Nepal are using Facebook to let loved ones know they're safe

Facebook is asking people to mark themselves as ‘safe’ after the massive earthquake yesterday.

# earthquake - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Death toll passes 1,000 after massive earthquake in Nepal

It has been reported that a number of Irish people are now stranded in Nepal.

# earthquake - Monday 13 April, 2015

LA hit by earthquake but some thought it was just their noisy neighbours

The quake hit in the early hours of this morning.

# earthquake - Monday 30 March, 2015

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Tsunami threat passes after 7.5 quake hits Papua New Guinea

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

# earthquake - Monday 23 February, 2015

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rocks central Spain

There are no reports of any injuries.

# earthquake - Monday 12 January, 2015

Column: Rebuilding a shattered country – Haiti, five years later

The poorest country in the western hemisphere was brought to its knees in 2010, but now it has other threats to deal with amid the efforts to rebuild.

Lives reduced to rubble: Remembering the Haiti earthquake five years on

More than 220,000 people lost their lives in the disaster.

# earthquake - Saturday 22 November, 2014

'No damage to any nuclear power stations' after strong quake hits Japan

Five people are feared trapped in collapsed buildings.

# earthquake - Saturday 6 September, 2014

# earthquake - Monday 25 August, 2014

Child crushed by fireplace in California earthquake

The child is in critical condition and some 130 people were injured in the quake.

# earthquake - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake hits California

The epicentre was based near Napa.

Iceland lowers aviation risk from volcano to orange alert

Iceland’s Meteorological Office said there is no sign of an eruption.

# earthquake - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Relatives of China quake victims will receive $3,200 compensation

The government is distributing food and water which is given to old people and children first.

# earthquake - Monday 4 August, 2014

'Half naked survivors sit along muddy roads quivering in the rain waiting for food and medication'

So far, 398 people have been confirmed dead and 1,801 injured.

# earthquake - Sunday 3 August, 2014

At least 367 dead in southwest China earthquake

The quake measured 6.1 on the Richter Scale.

# earthquake - Saturday 5 July, 2014

5.7-magnitude quake hits Japan

So far, there have been no reports of damage.

# earthquake - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Swarm of earthquakes in Alaska leaves scientists puzzled

People there aren’t used to earthquakes, and the recent cluster have some residents worried.

# earthquake - Friday 9 May, 2014

One dead, 30 injured as a series of earthquakes hit southern Pakistan

One of the quakes struck at the relatively shallow depth of 10 kilometres.

# earthquake - Friday 18 April, 2014

Mexico City hit by magnitude 7.5 earthquake

The quake’s epicenter was 19 miles northwest of Tecpan.

# 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

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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.