Tsunami hits Indonesia’s Palu after strong earthquake

A strong tsunami triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake has hit a coastal Indonesian city, officials say. Waves of up to 2m (6.6ft) high swept through Palu on Sulawesi island, not long after authorities had lifted a tsunami warning. Video … Read More

Earthquake paralyzes Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido

An earthquake has paralyzed Hokkaido, Japan’s northern island, killing eight residents. Power is cut to 3 million households. Trains and mobile phone networks are idle. The jolt follows a typhoon over western Japan. Japan mobilized 20,000 rescue workers on Hokkaido … Read More

Strong Quake in Western Iran Kills 3, Injures 253

KERMANSHAH (Tasnim) – Three people were killed and 253 others were injured in an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale that hit Iran’s western city of Tazeabad in Kermanshah province on Sunday morning. According to Tasnim dispatches, the death … Read More

8.2-magnitude earthquake strikes in South Pacific off Fiji

(CNN)A massive 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, roughly 200 miles off Fiji and almost the same distance from Tonga, according to the preliminary report from the US Geological Survey. The earthquake struck just after … Read More

6.9-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia’s Lombok

A landslide is seen after an earthquake in Lombok, Indonesia, Aug. 19, 2018 in this still image obtained from a social media video. A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Lombok Sunday, just hours after a 6.3-magnitude quake shook … Read More

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