earthquakes

Russia's Kuril Islands hit by 7.5 magnitude earthquake

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake has struck near Russia’s far eastern Kuril Islands and prompted a tsunami warning. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck 217km south-southeast of Severo on the Kuril chain north of Japan. …

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Croatia's Zagreb rocked by powerful earthquake

A powerful earthquake has struck north of Croatia's capital, Zagreb, damaging buildings, burying vehicles in rubble and causing several fires, Al Jazeera reports. As firefighting and rescue operations were ongoing at several …

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Southern Iran hit by 5.4-magnitude quake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 struck Ruydar District in Iran’s Hormozgan province Monday morning. The quake, which occurred at 01:34 a.m. local time (22:04GMT), had a depth of 16 kilometers, according to the Iranian …

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Turkey's Malatya jolted by another earthquake

An earthquake of 4.1 magnitude has rocked eastern Turkey this morning, according to Turkish media reports. The earthquake's epicenter was in Pütürge district of Malatya at the depth of 7 km. No injuries …

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Turkey's Malatya hit by 5.0-magnitude earthquake

An earthquake of 5.0 magnitude has rocked eastern Turkey on Wednesday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Center reported. The earthquake's epicenter lay in 40 km to the east of the city of Malatya at the depth of 10 km, …

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Another quake hits western Turkey

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake rattled Manisa province in western Turkey this morning. The quake occurred at 05.43 local time, according to the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).  It struck at a depth of 7 …

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Seven dead in Turkey after earthquake hits Iran border area

Seven people died and others were stuck under collapsed buildings in southeastern Turkey on Sunday after a magnitude-5.7 earthquake struck near the border with Iran, the Turkish interior minister said as rescue teams arrived in villages, Reuters …

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5.4M earthquake occurred 366 km from Almaty

The network of seismic stations registered an earthquake on February 21 at 9:39 p.m. The earthquake was centered 366 km southwards Almaty city in China. Energy class was 11.7. The 5.4 magnitude earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km, …

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Earthquake strikes Iran island, tremors felt in UAE

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit Iran's Qeshm island, Khaleej Times reported citing the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).   According to the EMSC, the quake occurred at a depth of 47km, reported Sputnik …

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Death toll from Elazig earthquake rises to 39

The death toll rose to 39 from the earthquake that struck Turkey's Elazig, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said, More than 1,600 others were hurt, including 86 still being treated in hospitals. …

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Turkish earthquake death toll hits 38

The death toll rose to at least 38 people from the magnitude 6.8 earthquake that struck Turkey’s east Friday night, Turkish authorities said. The quake also injured over 1,600 people but at least 45 survivors have been pulled …

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1200 people hurt from Turkey earthquake

The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey has climbed to 22, as rescue crews searched for people who remained trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings, officials said, 9 News reports. Speaking at a …

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Erdoğan arrives in quake-hit  province

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Saturday arrived in Turkey's eastern province of Elazig that was hit by a deadly earthquake on Friday, Yeni Safak reports. Erdoğan canceled his scheduled attendance at the 33rd general …

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Death toll rises to 21 in eastern Turkey earthquake

At least 21 people were killed and more than 1,030 injured Friday after a deadly earthquake rattled eastern Turkey, according to authorities, Yeni Safak reports. The 6.8-magnitude quake hit eastern Elazig province at 8.55 p.m. local …

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