Earthquakes

At least 5 dead after earthquakes hit southern Iran
Middle East

At least 5 dead after earthquakes hit southern Iran

(CNN) – At least five people were killed and 44 others injured following a string of earthquakes in southern Iran…
Indonesia’s capital is sinking, polluted and now moving
World

Indonesia’s capital is sinking, polluted and now moving

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Jakarta is congested, polluted, prone to earthquakes and rapidly sinking into the Java Sea. Now the…
Three earthquakes in less than a month, has Egypt entered the earthquake belt?
Egypt

Three earthquakes in less than a month, has Egypt entered the earthquake belt?

The stations of the National Seismic Network recorded a 6.6-magnitude earthquake in the eastern Mediterranean region, 415 km from Damietta,…
Indonesia’s Semeru volcano erupts, spews huge ash cloud
World

Indonesia’s Semeru volcano erupts, spews huge ash cloud

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The highest volcano on Indonesia’s most densely populated island of Java spewed thick columns of ash…
Magnitude 3.2 earthquake hits Egypt near Abu Simbel
Egypt

Magnitude 3.2 earthquake hits Egypt near Abu Simbel

The National Seismic Network of the National Institute for Astronomical Research on Wednesday recorded a magnitude 3.2 earthquake northwest of Abu…
Egypt hit by 93 earthquakes since beginning of February
Egypt

Egypt hit by 93 earthquakes since beginning of February

Egypt has undergone 93 earthquakes since the beginning of February, with the two most recent quakes happening on March 4,…
Fire engulfs World Heritage castle in Japan’s Okinawa
World

Fire engulfs World Heritage castle in Japan’s Okinawa

A major fire devastated a historic Japanese castle on the southern island of Okinawa on Thursday morning, destroying large parts…
Third deadly quake in weeks hits south Philippines
World

Third deadly quake in weeks hits south Philippines

A powerful earthquake struck the southern Philippines on Thursday, killing at least five people and sparking searches of seriously damaged…
Iran says 5.6 magnitude earthquake strikes its south
Middle East

Iran says 5.6 magnitude earthquake strikes its south

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A magnitude 5.6 earthquake shook southern Iran Monday, though there were no immediate reports of damage…
5.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Istanbul, damages mosque
Middle East

5.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Istanbul, damages mosque

ISTANBUL (AP) — A 5.8 magnitude earthquake shook Istanbul on Thursday, sending school children and residents into the streets and…
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