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#Earthquake

# 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

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

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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

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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.

# earthquake - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Column: Haiti - Three years on from devastation

The recovery from the 2010 earthquake has slowed but there are strong grounds for optimism, says Concern Worldwide Regional Director, Bríd Kennedy.

# earthquake - Saturday 5 January, 2013

7.7 magnitude quake hits off Alaska, triggers local tsunami

Homes nearby were shaken but there have been no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

# earthquake - Friday 14 December, 2012

US-Mexico border hit by two offshore earthquakes

The two quakes – which struck only 17 seconds apart – are of magnitude 6.4 and 6.1, but no tsunami alerts have been issued.

# earthquake - Monday 10 December, 2012

Earthquake hits Indonesia's Banda Sea

There is not said to be a tsunami threat after the earthquake.

Japan may scrap nuclear plant over seismic fault

Geologists say an existing Japanese nuclear plant may be sited over an active seismic fault – indicating that it will probably have to be scrapped.

# earthquake - Friday 7 December, 2012

Japan hit by series of earthquakes and 1-metre tsunami

No reports of injuries although the location of quake, off the coast of Sendai and Miyaki prefecture, raised ghost of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

# earthquake - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Buried news: what happened yesterday (other than Budget 2013)?

You may have missed these nuggets in the flurry of austerity announcements.

# earthquake - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Iran earthquake kills five, destroys villages in rural area

The quake registered 5.5 on the moment magnitude scale and hit at around 5pm GMT.

# earthquake - Thursday 22 November, 2012

€670 million in EU aid for Italy earthquake victims approved

Earthquake victims in Italy’s Emilia Romagna region are to receive get €670 million in EU solidarity aid.

# earthquake - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Minor earthquake recorded off Irish coast

The 2.7 magnitude tremor occurred about 150km from the Donegal coast.

# earthquake - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Strong quake strikes Myanmar, death toll rises

The earthquake measured 6.8 on the scale, according to the USGS.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here’s nine things to know before you start your day.

# earthquake - Thursday 8 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this fine Thursday morning.

# earthquake - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Update: Tsunami warning pulled back after Hawaii escapes major harm

Civil authorities in Hawaii say the island has largely escaped any damage, following an earthquake off the coast of Canada.

# earthquake - Friday 26 October, 2012

Fukushima fish radiation may indicate leak: study

Higher-than-normal radiation levels have been found in fish caught off Japan’s east coast, which could indicate the plant is still leaking.