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# seismic - Monday 17 October, 2016

An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude has hit Tibet

The US Geological Survey said the quake hit at a depth of 25km (16 miles) about 300km (186 miles) northwest of the city of Qamdo.

# seismic - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Minor earthquake recorded off Irish coast

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

# seismic - 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.

# seismic - 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.

# seismic - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

Earthquake-prone Iran to build nuclear reactor network despite risks

Despite scientists warning of the “incontrovertible risks” of establishing nuclear sites in a country where 90 per cent of the territory is crisscrossed by seismic fault lines, Iran’s leaders have decided to build a network of reactors.