Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 9 °C Thursday 20 February, 2020

#Earthquake

# 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.

# earthquake - Monday 22 October, 2012

Italian scientists jailed for failing to warn of earthquake

Six seismologists and a government official underestimated the risks of an earthquake that struck L’Aquila in 2009.

# earthquake - Saturday 8 September, 2012

80 dead in China as premier visits earthquake zone

Over 700 people were injured when twin tremors struck the southwest of the country yesterday

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are 9 things to know as you start your day…

# earthquake - Friday 7 September, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added baby heavy metal Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix... now with added baby heavy metal

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Video: At least 64 dead and hundreds injured after China earthquakes China This post contains videos

Video: At least 64 dead and hundreds injured after China earthquakes

Footage showed landslides and rock falls causing damage after separate quakes struck two regions in the southwest of the country.

# earthquake - Monday 27 August, 2012

Brief tsunami warning issued after 7.3-mag quake off El Salvador

The warning affected parts of many Central American countries, but the biggest wave registered a mere four inches.

# earthquake - Saturday 25 August, 2012

In pictures: photographer to help tsunami recovery through print project Relief This post contains images

In pictures: photographer to help tsunami recovery through print project

US photographer and director Aaron Hobson is selling a series of dramatic images of the tsunami-damaged northern Japanese coastline to raise funds for the recovery.

Tropical storm Isaac makes landfall in Haiti

The Caribbean nation is still reeling from an earthquake over two years ago.

# earthquake - Monday 13 August, 2012

VIDEO: Iranians mourn as earthquake death toll passes 300 Iran This post contains videos

VIDEO: Iranians mourn as earthquake death toll passes 300

An official report from Iran’s health minister says the official death toll is now 306 – the majority of them women and children.

# earthquake - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Rescuers dig for survivors after quakes kill 250 in Iran

The two earthquakes struck within 11 minutes of each other, levelling villages and trapping many people in the rubble.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine stories you need to know as you start your day…

# earthquake - Sunday 5 August, 2012

New Zealand begins implosion of quake-hit buildings

This was the first implosion of a building damaged by a quake, and thousands of people turned out to watch.

# earthquake - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

New Zealand struck by 7.0-magnitude earthquake

Quake struck off the southern coast of the North Island.

# earthquake - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Nuclear plant goes online for first time since Japan's tsunami

The Ohi plant’s reactor No 3 is returning to operation despite divided public opinion on the use of nuclear power.

# earthquake - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Two killed, 100 injured as quake hits south-western China

The USGS says that the 5.5-mag earthquake struck at a shallow depth of 9.3km.

# earthquake - Saturday 16 June, 2012

From The42 As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test Testing

As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test

Rugby League Park in Christchurch was the setting for what could be a punishing affair for the Irish unless they could up their game significantly.

# earthquake - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Strong earthquake shakes Turkey, Greece

The quake hit near tourist hotspots on the Greek island of Rhodes and southwest Turkey.

# earthquake - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Updated: 4.0-mag earthquake strikes off Co Mayo coast

The quake struck shortly before 9am this morning, around 30 miles off the coast, west of Belmullet.

# earthquake - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

14,000 homeless as search for survivors goes on after Italy quake Disaster This post contains images

14,000 homeless as search for survivors goes on after Italy quake

At least 16 people were killed in the quake early yesterday morning.

# earthquake - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Your essential round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

15 killed, buildings destroyed after Italian earthquake (Pics) Italy This post contains images

15 killed, buildings destroyed after Italian earthquake (Pics)

This is the second earthquake to hit the north of Italy this month. 15 people have been pronounced dead as a result of this morning’s quake.

Reports of 10 dead after 5.8 earthquake hits Italy

The reported 5.8 earthquake struck near Parma this morning. Another earthquake hit the region surrounding Bologna between Modena and Mantova over a week ago.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

# earthquake - Monday 21 May, 2012

Seven dead, thousands homeless, after Italy earthquake (Pics) Italy This post contains images

Seven dead, thousands homeless, after Italy earthquake (Pics)

Thousands of people have been left homeless and several people have died following a powerful earthquake shaking the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna.

# earthquake - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Death toll from Italy earthquake rises to four Italy This post contains images

Death toll from Italy earthquake rises to four

Four people have now been killed in a powerful 6.0 magnitude earthquake in northern Italy.

# earthquake - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Japan shuts down last nuclear reactor amid protests

It’s not clear whether the Tomari plant will reopen as demonstrators called for the country to renounce nuclear power.

# earthquake - Monday 23 April, 2012

Football washes up on Alaskan island a year after Japan's tsunami

Football travelled over 5,000km after a tsunami struck the north-eastern coast of Japan in March 2011.

# earthquake - Monday 16 April, 2012

Christchurch plans cardboard cathedral after devastating earthquake

New design is planned as a temporary structure until a permanent replacement has been built.

# earthquake - Thursday 12 April, 2012

GOAL warns that Haiti could face second cholera outbreak

It’s rainy season on the earthquake-stricken island – and the charity warns that cholera cases are already on the up again.

# earthquake - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Tsunami warnings lifted after two earthquakes off Indonesian coast

The earthquake was measured initially as 8.9 magnitude but has since been revised downwards to 8.6 as tsunami warnings were issued in over a dozen countries. Some have since been lifted.

# earthquake - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Strong 7.6 earthquake shakes Mexico City

President Felipe Calderon, on Twitter, said there were no immediate reports of damage.

# earthquake - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

New Co Clare seismometer detects 1.1-mag Donegal earthquake

The new seismometer at the Cliffs of Moher is also sensitive enough to have recorded this morning’s 6.9-mag quake in Japan.

Japan removes tsunami alert after 6.9-mag earthquake

The quake struck shortly before 9:10am Irish time, around 150 miles off the country’s north-eastern coast.

# earthquake - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Adi Roche in Fukushima: Only way to secure nuclear plants is to close them down

“If the atomic world has nine lives, five of them have already been used” – the Chernobyl Children International founder is in Japan for the first anniversary of the 11 March 2011 disaster.

Column: 'The post-apocalyptic landscape was utterly disorienting'

Charis Hughes lived in Japan in the early 2000s and recognised much of that which was destroyed in the devastating earthquake and tsunami a year ago today. Here’s how she and other Irish people helped in the aftermath.

One year on: Thousands still on Japanese tsunami missing lists

Thousands of people remain missing following the Japanese tsunami and earthquake in March 2011. A look at the missing lists gives a glimpse into the lives the catastrophic event affected.