earthquakes

Magnitude 4.3 quake strikes Black Sea region of Turkey

A magnitude-4.3 earthquake jolted Tokat province in the Black Sea region of Turkey on Tuesday, according to the country’s disaster agency, Anadolu agency reports. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the …

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Quake of 5.2 magnitude rocks northeast Iran

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 has hit Razavi Khorasan Province in northeastern Iran, Press TV reports.  The quake occurred at 8:23 a.m. local time (0402 GMT) on Monday at a depth of six kilometers (3.7 miles), with its …

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Death toll from earthquake in Haiti rises to 2,207

The number of people killed by the 7.2-magnitude earthquake on Aug. 14 in Haiti has risen to 2,207, with 344 still missing, the country’s civil protection agency reported on Sunday. The agency said on Twitter that a week after the …

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Quake with a magnitude of 5.1 hits Greece coast

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 was recorded on Saturday in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Greece, according to the US Geological Survey, News.am reports. According to her, the epicenter was located 68.3 km south-west of the city …

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Magnitude 5.7 quake hits Iran's Fars province

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck Fars province in southern Iran on Sunday, Iranian state TV reported. There were no immediate reports of fatalities or damage in the area of the quake, which was centred near the town of Khesht, …

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Earthquake hits southern Iran 

 A 4.9-magnitute earthquake shook the suburbs of the city of Babamonir in Iran's southern Fars Province. According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the earthquake occurred at 15:41 …

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Tajikistan earthquake kills five-emergency committee

An earthquake in Tajikistan killed five people, the Tajik emergency situations committee said on Saturday, with the epicentre of the quake 165 kilometres northeast of the capital city of Dushanbe, Euronews reports.  The quake of …

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Magnitude 5.3 quake rattles southwestern Turkey

A magnitude-5.3 earthquake struck Turkey’s southwestern province of Mugla, the country's disaster agency said early Tuesday.  The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake struck 11.4 kilometers …

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Earthquake in northeastern Iran injures 3 people

At least three people were injured after a 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit northeast Iran's Sankhast in North Khorasan Province, head of Iran's Red Crescent Society's Rescue and Relief Organization Mehdi Valipour said on …

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Earthquake hits Armenia Wednesday

A magnitude-2.6 earthquake was registered Wednesday in the Armenia-Nakhchivan border zone, at 1:16pm local time, 8 km northwest of Yelpin village in Armenia’s Vayots Dzor Province, and 10 km beneath the surface, News.am reports.  …

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5.8-magnitude earthquake hits off Japan’s coast

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake was recorded off the Japanese coast on Monday, TASS reports citing the European·Mediterranean Seismological Centre.  According to the center, the epicenter was located 155 kilometers to the …

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3.1-point earthquake hits Georgian village

Today, a 3.1-point earthquake took place three kilometers away from the village of Mamishlari, located in the Kvemo Kartli region (59 kilometers from Tbilisi). According to the website of the National Center for Seismic Monitoring, the …

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Earthquake hits Georgia

According to the National Center for Seismic Monitoring, an earthquake hit Georgia on Saturday, at 20:46 Tbilisi time, Trend reports. The epicentre of a 4,5 magnitude earthquake was located 2 km west of the city of Khobi. …

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4.3-magnitude quake hits north China

A 4.3-magnitude earthquake hit Tangshan City in north China's Hebei Province at 4:06 p.m. BJT on Friday, according to China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). No serious damage or casualties have been reported so far, CGTN …

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Hundreds of earthquakes shake southwest Japan

Japan's Meteorological Agency says hundreds of earthquakes have been occurring in waters near the Tokara Islands in the country's southwest since April 9. Some of the jolts registered 3 or 4 on the Japanese intensity scale of …

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Earthquake occurs in Georgia

An earthquake occurred in Racha, 2 kilometers from Oni, in the village of Onchevi. According to the Institute of Earth Sciences - National Center for Seismic Monitoring, the earthquake occurred at 13:02 Tbilisi time, InterPressNews reports. …

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5.5-magnitude quake hits Italy

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 jolted 55 km north of Peschici, Italy, at 1347 GMT on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, Xinhua informs. The epicentre, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 42.4429 …

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