earthquakes

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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4.3 magnitude earthquake hits eastern Turkey

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit eastern Turkey on Saturday, the country’s disaster agency said, Anadolu agency reports. According to the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD), the earthquake occurred in the Erzincan …

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Iran hit by 5-magnitude earthquake

An earthquake of magnitude five on the richter scale hit Faryab in Iran's southern Kerman Province at 16:24 local time (1254 GMT) on Sunday, according to Iran's Seismological Center. The epicenter of the earthquake was at the …

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Eastern Turkey hit by magnitude 4 quake

A magnitude 4 earthquake was reported in eastern Turkey on Friday, according to the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD). The tremor was recorded in Agri province at 8:57 a.m. local time (0557GMT) at a depth of around …

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Magnitude 5.6 quake hits southwest Iran

A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck southwest Iran near the town of Sisakht on Wednesday evening and at least 10 people were injured, state television said. "People in Sisakht and the town of Yasuj left their homes in panic. Water …

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Powerful earthquake hits Yerevan

An earthquake took place in Yerevan. The epicenter of the tremors was located 8 kilometers southeast of the Armenian capital, the focus lay at a depth of 10 kilometers. In the epicentre, the strength of the earthquake was 6-7 points, in Yerevan - …

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Another quake hits Armenia

The Seismic Protection Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) of Armenia on Saturday recorded a magnitude-3.7 earthquake in the country, at 12:06am local time, 5 km northeast of Shorzha village, and 10 km beneath the surface, …

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Twin earthquakes hit western Turkey

Twin earthquakes shook western Turkey on Monday morning off the country's Aegean Sea coast, according to the country's disaster agency. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said on its website that the first …

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Magnitude 4.9 earthquake hits southern Iran

A magnitude 4.9 earthquake struck Iran’s southeast on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at 7.34 p.m. local time (1604GMT) in Faryab city of Kerman province at a depth of 21 kilometers, according to the Tehran University …

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Earthquake occurs in Georgia

An earthquake occurred in Georgia. According to the National Center for Seismic Monitoring, the epicenter was reported 58 km from Tbilisi, near the village of Mamishlari, InterPressNews reports. The magnitude of the earthquake was …

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Earthquake hits Shahbuz region of Azerbaijan

The earthquake in the Shahbuz region, Azerbaijan, occurred at 17:22 (16:22 Moscow time) 10 km north-west of Shahbuz station. Its magnitude was 4.2, the Republican Center of Seismological Service of the National Academy of Sciences of …

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At least 34 killed as quake rocks Indonesia

A powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Friday, killing at least 34 people, levelling a hospital and severely damaging other buildings, authorities said. Hundreds more were injured when the 6.2-magnitude quake …

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