earthquakes

3.8-point earthquake hits Kazakhstan’s Almaty region

3.8-point earthquake hits Kazakhstan’s Almaty region

An earthquake measuring 3.8 points on the Richter scale has occurred today 265 km away from Almaty in Kazakhstan. This information appeared on the site of the seismological experimental and methodological expedition of the Ministry of Education …

Quake kills 2, injures 400 in northeastern Iran

Quake kills 2, injures 400 in northeastern Iran

At least two people have been killed and as many as 400 other injured as a 5.7-Richter scale earthquake rocked northeastern Iran, Press TV reports. The quake struck late on Saturday, in North Khorasan Province’s capital Bojnourd …

Another earthquake hits Azerbaijan’s Saatli

Another earthquake hits Azerbaijan’s Saatli

Another earthquake measuring magnitude 3.3 struck Azerbaijan’s Saatli district at 10:50 pm (local time), the Republican Seismic Survey Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences said. The quake that occurred at a depth of …

Azerbaijan’s Saatli hit by 5 magnitude quake

Azerbaijan’s Saatli hit by 5 magnitude quake

An earthquake measuring magnitude 5.3 struck Azerbaijan’s Saatli district in 07:24 am local time, the Republican Seismic Survey Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences said. The quake occurred at a depth of 39 …

Eastern Georgia hit by second earthquake

Eastern Georgia hit by second earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.6 points has been registered 18 km from the Georgian city of Dmanisi at 15.25 local time, the Seismic Monitoring Centre  of the Ilia State University said. It is the second earthquake in …

Georgia#039s Zemo-Khechili hit by earthquake

Georgia's Zemo-Khechili hit by earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 points was registered in the eastern Georgian Kakheti region today. An earthquake has been registered 18 km from Lagodekhi in the Zemo-Khechili settlement at 12.53 local time, Sputnik Georgia …

Earthquake hits northeast Iran

Earthquake hits northeast Iran

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit Iran’s north eastern province of Khorasan Razavi, the Seismography Center affiliated with the Tehran University’s Geophysics Institute said. The tremors occurred at 1:42 …

Powerful earthquake hits Central Asia

Powerful earthquake hits Central Asia

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake occurred in the Central Asia on Wednesday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported. The tremor occurred at the depth of 24 kilometers, with its epicenter located in Tajikistan. The …

Turkey#039s Van hit by two earthquakes

Turkey's Van hit by two earthquakes

Two earthquakes occurred in the province of Van in eastern Turkey, the Turkish Office for Prevention and Elimination of Consequences of Emergency (AFAD) said. An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.5 points was registered yesterday in …

Kyrgyzstan hit by two earthquakes

Kyrgyzstan hit by two earthquakes

Two earthquakes have been registered in Kyrgyzstan earlier this morning, the Seismological Experimental and Methodical Expedition of the Science Committee of Kazakhstan said. An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 points has been …

2.3-point earthquake hits Armenia

2.3-point earthquake hits Armenia

Armenia's Survey for Seismic Protection Agency recorded an earthquake with a magnitude of 2.3 in the country at 10:49am local time. The epicenter was located 18 km west of the city of Stepanavan at a depth of 10 kilometers, …

Two earthquakes hit Turkey

Two earthquakes hit Turkey

Yesterday, 3.5 magnitude earthquake occured in the Turkish city of Adiyaman. Another earthquake was recorded in the city of Van. Its magnitude was 4.2 points. …

Two killed in Iran#039s Mashhad earthquake

Two killed in Iran's Mashhad earthquake

An earthquake, which struck an area near the city of Mashhad in Iran’s northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi on Wednesday, has killed two people and injured 7 others. The quake, of magnitude 6.1 according to the U.S. Geological …

 Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes near Iran#039s Mashhad

Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes near Iran's Mashhad

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck northeastern Iran near the city of Mashhad, killing at least one person. Iranian state radio said the epicenter of the quake appeared to be the Sefid Sang district some 80 kilometers southeast of …

Central Kazakhstan hit by 4.5 magnitude quake

Central Kazakhstan hit by 4.5 magnitude quake

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake occurred in central Kazakhstan early Monday morning, the experimental and methodological expedition of the country’s Ministry of Education and Science said in a statement. "The earthquake’s …

Magnitude 4.5 quake hits Turkey#039s Mersin

Magnitude 4.5 quake hits Turkey's Mersin

4.5 points magnitude earthquake hit southern Turkey's province of Mersin. Tremors were recorded in the Anamur area. No casualties have been reported after the quake. …

5.5 quake hits southeastern Turkey, injuries reported

5.5 quake hits southeastern Turkey, injuries reported

Governor of Turkey's Adiyaman province Abdullah Erin said that 22 people were injured as a result of eathquake that happened today. It was reported earlier that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 hit …

5.5 quake hits Turkey#039s Samsat, five injuried

5.5 quake hits Turkey's Samsat, five injuried

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 hit southeastern Turkey on Thursday, damaging buildings and injuring five people, the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) said. The earthquake was centered on the town of …

Almaty region hit by 4.5 magnitude quake

Almaty region hit by 4.5 magnitude quake

The Seismological Services of Kazakhstan recorded earth tremors of 4.5 magnitude on the territory of the Almaty region. The epicenter of the earthquake was located 79 km from Almaty, Interfax reported. …

3.9 magnitude earthquake in southern Armenia

3.9 magnitude earthquake in southern Armenia

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.9 points was registered 5 km north-west of the Armenian city of Kapan at 10:17 local time, the press service of the republic’s Emergency Ministry said. The quake was felt in Kapan (5 …

Earthquake hits Turkey#039s Canakkale

Earthquake hits Turkey's Canakkale

3.5 magnitude earthquake hit the Turkish province of Canakkale. Tremors were registered at the depth of 7.01 km. There's no information about any damage yet. …

Another earthquake hits Turkey#039s Canakkale

Another earthquake hits Turkey's Canakkale

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 occurred in in the Turkish province of Canakkale, Anadolu agency reported. The earthquake’s epicenter was at a depth of 12.3 kilometers in the Ayvacık district. …

Azerbaijan does not expect disastrous quakes

Azerbaijan does not expect disastrous quakes

Despite the fact that the seismological situation in Azerbaijan is becoming more and more tense, catastrophic earthquakes in Azerbaijan are not expected, the Seismological Center’s director Gurban Yetirmishli said. …

Ankara#039s mayor blames FETO for earthquake

Ankara's mayor blames FETO for earthquake

Ankara's mayor Melih Gokcek warned that outside forces could be using sophisticated technology to try to trigger a manmade earthquake in a deliberate bid to harm Turkey's fragile economy. His comments …

Third earthquake rocks Turkey#039s Çanakkale

Third earthquake rocks Turkey's Çanakkale

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 shook the western province of Çanakkale early Tuesday, only a day after two magnitude 5.3 earthquakes rattled the same city on Monday, the country's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority …

Another 5.3 earthquakes shakes Turkey

Another 5.3 earthquakes shakes Turkey

Two magnitude 5.3 earthquakes struck the Aegean Sea near Turkey's western Çanakkale province on Monday morning, causing minor damage. The first earthquake was recorded at 6:51 a.m. local time at a depth of 5.5 kilometers …

3.7 magnitude earthquake recorded in Caspian Sea

3.7 magnitude earthquake recorded in Caspian Sea

3.7 magnitude earthquake was recorded in the Caspian Sea this night, the Republican Seismological Center of Azerbaijan's National Academy of Sciences reported. Tremors were recorded at a depth of about 60 km. …

  Two earthquakes hit Uzbekistan

Two earthquakes hit Uzbekistan

An earthquake was registered in Uzbekistan at 9:37 am local time this morning, the Tashkent seismic station reported. The 2-magnitude earthquake hit the capital city with the epicenter measuring 4.9 magnitude. It struck 170 km …

4.6 earthquake shakes Turkey#039s Antalya

4.6 earthquake shakes Turkey's Antalya

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 struck the Kas district of the southern Antalya province today. No casualties or serious material damages were reported. …

Deadly avalanche buries Italian hotel

Deadly avalanche buries Italian hotel

More than 20 guests and ten staff are missing at the Hotel Rigopiano di Farindola in the village of Farindola, which was buried by an avalanche on Wednesday. A full-scale operation is underway. Firefighters, mountain rescue teams, …