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#Earthquake

# earthquake - Sunday 11 March, 2012

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.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…

A year on, €5bn donated but lack of 'master plan' to rebuild Japan criticised Japan This post contains videos

A year on, €5bn donated but lack of 'master plan' to rebuild Japan criticised

Of that donation, €1 million has come from Ireland, we’ve been looking at the aid situation in the earthquake and tsunami hit east coast one year on and how the money has been spent.

Silence and prayers mark anniversary of Japanese tsunami

The earthquake killed more than 19,000 people, and 300,000 are still in temporary housing.

# earthquake - Saturday 10 March, 2012

In pictures: Japan's March 2011 tsunami Japan This post contains images

In pictures: Japan's March 2011 tsunami

On 11 March 2011, a 9.0-magnitude earthquake off the Japanese coast sparked a devastating tsunami that left 22,000 dead or missing.

# earthquake - Friday 2 March, 2012

New Zealand earthquake cathedral to be demolished

The Anglican cathedral in Christchurch was badly damaged by the earthquake just over one year ago which left 185 people dead.

# earthquake - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Govt to commit outstanding €1.5m of Haiti aid 'in coming months'

Minister of State Joe Costello says Ireland has paid €11.5 million of the €13 million pledged at the 2010 donor conference.

# earthquake - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

A year on: Christchurch remembers earthquake victims New Zealand This post contains images

A year on: Christchurch remembers earthquake victims

The 185 people who perished in the quake were remembered at memorial services and community events across the country today.

# earthquake - Monday 20 February, 2012

Christchurch remains a 'safe haven', a year after 6.1-magnitude quake

The February 22 earthquake killed 185 people and left major infrastructural damage. So why aren’t people leaving town?

# earthquake - Friday 17 February, 2012

Ex-PM: Japan was unprepared for nuclear crisis

The former Prime Minister acknowledged there were flaws in how authorities handled the Fukushima crisis last year.

# earthquake - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Minor earthquake strikes Co Donegal

Quake measuring 2.2 on the Richter Scale was felt from Buncrana to Letterkenny early this morning.

# earthquake - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Study says 70% chance major quake could hit Tokyo within four years

Seismologists at Tokyo University also say there is a 98 per cent chance of a magnitude-7 earthquake hitting the Japanese capital in the next 30 years.

# earthquake - Monday 23 January, 2012

6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes off south-central Chile

The 6.2 quake struck close to the town of Concepcion, which was struck by a deadly tremblor measuring 8.8-magnitude two years ago. No injuries have been reported.

# earthquake - Monday 16 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Damien Rice pays almost $500k for Bono's guitar Charity

Damien Rice pays almost $500k for Bono's guitar

The singer-songwriter bid on the customised guitar at a fundraising auction for Haiti in Beverly Hills at the weekend.

# earthquake - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Half a million people still living in camps in Haiti

Plan Ireland’s report on Haiti two years after earthquake reveals major challenges as other NGOs also note scale of work required for country to recover will need international investment.

Column: Haiti is slowly recovering - but criticising aid agencies doesn't help

Aid agencies are criticised for the slow place of recovery in Haiti – but that criticism puzzles Tom Arnold of Concern.

# earthquake - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Indonesia on brief tsunami alert after 7.3-mag offshore earthquake

The quake struck around 220 miles off the coast of Sumatra, the province most devastated by the 2004 tsunami.

# earthquake - Monday 2 January, 2012

Haiti two years on: finding jobs is now the priority

Oxfam’s Caroline Gluck reports from the island nation still struggling to recover from the devastating impact of the 2010 earthquake.

# earthquake - Sunday 1 January, 2012

All we want for 2012 (and what we won’t miss from 2011)

TheJournal.ie’s writers have each picked one thing that they are glad to see the back of – and one thing they are looking forward to this year.

Earthquake strikes Japan - no major damage reported

So far there have been no injuries and no major damage reported, although buildings in Tokyo shook from the power of the 7.0 magnitude quake.

# earthquake - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011

Last year saw a number of major natural disasters strike, including earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Turkey, volcanic eruptions in Chile and Iceland, and severe tropical storms in Asia.

# earthquake - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

14 game-changing moments of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

14 game-changing moments of 2011

These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…

# earthquake - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

New 40-year plan to decommission Fukushima nuclear power plant

The plant was severely damaged in the 11 March earthquake and tsunami, sparking a nuclear crisis and a rush to cool the plant’s reactors.

# earthquake - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

In pictures: Google's before and after images of Japan's earthquake and tsunami Japan This post contains images

In pictures: Google's before and after images of Japan's earthquake and tsunami

The 11 March disasters killed over 15,000 people and completely destroyed over 100,000 buildings.

# earthquake - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Fukushima operator considers releasing treated plant water into sea

Tokyo Electric Power says it is running out of room to store decontaminated water that was used to cool down the damaged reactors at Fukushima.

# earthquake - Sunday 20 November, 2011

AN EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 5.5  has hit Northern Japan and has been felt in Tokyo, according to Reuters.

No immediate damage has been reported and the quake appears to have had no effect on the Fukushima nuclear plant.

In March a massive earthquake and resulting Tsunami devastated Japan and left more than 23,000 dead or missing.

# earthquake - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Turkish quake: Japanese aid worker among the dead

A Japanese aid worker has become the latest of at least a dozen people to fall victim to Turkey’s treacherous fault lines, following a magnitude-5.7 quake in Van on Wednesday.

Video: Aftermath of earthquake that left seven dead in Turkey Turkey This post contains videos

Video: Aftermath of earthquake that left seven dead in Turkey

Some 23 survivors have been pulled from the rubble of collapsed buildings after the region was hit by a second serious quake.

# earthquake - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

5.7 quake in Turkey collapses damaged buildings

The earthquake comes just two weeks after a 7.2-magnitude temblor in the region killed around 600 people.

# earthquake - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Japanese MP drinks water collected from Fukushima plant Japan This post contains videos

Japanese MP drinks water collected from Fukushima plant

Yasuhiro Sonoda drank decontaminated water taken from a radioactive puddle in the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant during a news conference – to prove it was safe.

# earthquake - Friday 28 October, 2011

New Zealand to partially demolish iconic Christchurch cathedral

Officials are still trying to determine if any of the cathedral, seriously damaged in February’s earthquake, can be saved.

# earthquake - Thursday 27 October, 2011

Not this again... New seismic activity underneath Icelandic volcano

Seriously? Seriously?! There’s been a new cluster of minor earthquakes underneath Katla, which is bigger than Eyjafjallajokull.

Turkey quake death toll rises to 534

Meanwhile, rain and snow has caused further difficulties for survivors and rescue teams.

Ireland sends €300,000 in aid to Turkish quake victims Aid

Ireland sends €300,000 in aid to Turkish quake victims

Sunday’s 7.2-mag earthquake killed hundreds and left thousands homeless or reluctant to return to their damaged properties.

# earthquake - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Teenager pulled from wreckage 61 hours after Turkey quake

Applause broke out as Eyup Erdem, 18, emerged from the wreckage after being located with tiny cameras.

# earthquake - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In tonight’s Fix: Gallagher’s war of words with SF over donation, the flood cleanup continues, Taoiseach still wants to cut the bailout bill… and was Muammar Gaddafi a Liverpool fan?

WATCH: Two-week-old baby rescued after Turkish quake Turkey This post contains videos

WATCH: Two-week-old baby rescued after Turkish quake

Incredible footage shows a two-week-old baby girl being pulled alive from the rubble of a collapsed building – 72 hours after a devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck north east Turkey.

Desperate search for survivors as Turkey quake toll nears 300

Rescuers are searching through rubble after the earthquake that killed at least 279 people and injured 1,300.

# earthquake - Monday 24 October, 2011

Video: Search continues for survivors of Turkey's 7.2-mag earthquake Turkey This post contains videos

Video: Search continues for survivors of Turkey's 7.2-mag earthquake

Rescue teams worked through the night to search dozens of buildings razed by yesterday’s earthquake. Over 100 aftershocks have been recorded.

# earthquake - Sunday 23 October, 2011

85 killed – and likely more – after major earthquake in eastern Turkey Turkey This post contains videos

85 killed – and likely more – after major earthquake in eastern Turkey

The town of Erdis is ravaged by a 7.2-magnitude quake, with officials fearing that the ultimate death toll may reach four digits.