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# quake - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

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.

# quake - 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.

# quake - 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.

# quake - 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.

# quake - 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.

# quake - Sunday 9 October, 2011

New Zealand hit by earthquake - no damage reported

The New Zealand city of Christchurch, which has been hit by a number of earthquakes over the last year (pictured), has been struck by a quake this morning.

# quake - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Strong earthquake hits islands in Pacific

No damage or casualties yet reported in 7.5-magnitude quake in ‘Ring of Fire’ region.

# quake - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Goldfish survive 134 days without food after NZ quake Scooby Snacks

Goldfish survive 134 days without food after NZ quake

The two fish – named Shaggy and Daphne – were trapped in their tank in Christchurch after devastating natural disaster – and have only just been found.

# quake - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Powerful earthquake hits south Kyrgyzstan

The 6.2 magnitude quake struck in the early hours of the morning but there are no immediate reports of casualties.

# quake - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Spring break tourists shaken by Mexican quake

Moderate earthquake struck early in the morning about 50kms from popular resort of Acapulco.

# quake - Sunday 24 April, 2011

Japan to launch massive search for quake and tsunami bodies

Nearly 25,000 soldiers along with boats and aircraft will head into the disaster zone on Monday aiming to recover many of the bodies of those still classed as missing but presumed dead.

# quake - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Two large earthquakes shake Burma

A child and an adult reported dead as the quakes hit just seconds apart at 1.55pm GMT.

# quake - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

# quake - Friday 11 March, 2011

US west coast tsunami: White House says US appears to be out of major danger

West coast of America had been bracing itself as the tsunami reached Waikiki Beach in Hawaii.

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In pictures: How the disaster in Japan unfolded

Cities, towns and farmland seriously damaged by the 8.9 magnitude quake today, which then triggered tsunami.

Hawaii tsunami: Slow-moving waves creeping inland on islands

Tsunami warning centre explains that a tsunami is not always just one wall of water but a constantly-encroaching sheet of water that will swamp coastal regions.

Japan tremors incredibly close to the surface

Map shows how shallow the focus of earthquake is – red and orange spots denote shocks less than 25km from the surface.

# quake - Thursday 10 March, 2011

Death toll in China earthquake rises to 24

The quake also injured over 200 people in the southwest of the country, near the border with Burma.

# quake - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Second Irish man confirmed to have died in New Zealand earthquake

The man’s body has been recovered and he has been identified as JJ O’Connor, originally from Co Kerry.

# quake - Monday 7 March, 2011

Seen from space: the Christchurch earthquake

A shocking new satellite image shows the power of the earthquake that rocked New Zealand last month.

# quake - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Concern for Irish man trapped in earthquake hit building in New Zealand

The man is trapped in a collapsed building in Christchurch. The DFA are seriously concerned about his welfare and that of one other person in New Zealand.

Concerns remain over two Irish people missing after New Zealand earthquake

A total of 98 people have now been confirmed dead with hundreds more fatalities expected in Christchurch.

# quake - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Details emerge of two Irish people confirmed dead in New Zealand earthquake

Details of the two deceased begin to emerge with ‘serious concerns’ over two more Irish people missing and ten more still unaccounted for.

# quake - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

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Seahawks' touchdown left fans quaking: Lynch causes earthquake

Director of the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network claims that small tremors were experienced locally at the same time as Marshawn Lynch’s late winner.