Earthquake of magntiude 6.2 strikes city of Adak in Alaska: USGS

ALASKA: An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck 81 km (50 miles) west of the city of Adak in Alaska at a depth of 10 km, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Thursday. There was no danger of a tsunami, the … Read More

Philippines’ Taal Volcano eruption triggers dozens of quakes and mass evacuation

‘People are panicking … the volcano can explode again anytime,’ mayor warns aftermarkets and airports close Weak lava fountaining, accompanied by thunder and flashes of lightning, indicates intense activity but ‘hazardous explosive eruption’ could follow A mass evacuation is underway … Read More

Magnitude 5.9 shock again rocks quake-stunned Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A magnitude 5.9 quake shook Puerto Rico on Saturday, causing millions of dollars of damage along the island’s southern coast, where previous recent quakes have toppled homes and schools. The U.S. Geological Survey said … Read More

Wildfires Are Raging Outside Every Major City in Australia

Australia has deployed military planes and ships to provide aid as hundreds of wildfires rage across Australia, forcing residents to flee and destroying homes. The Australian Defense Force is sending ships to the Victoria town of Mallacoota on a two-week supply … Read More

Australia fires: 5 questions answered

For the third time since the start of Australia’s fire season, a state of emergency has been declared in the Australian state of New South Wales due to fires that are burning out of control. The flames have forced thousands … Read More

Australians on southeast coast urged to flee as fire risk escalates

A firefighter tackles a wildfire south of Nowra, Australia, earlier this week. Residents of Nowra, Narooma and Batemans Bay were told that winds were likely to once again drive blazes toward the coast. –(AFP/Getty Images) TOMERONG, Australia —  Residents in the … Read More

More than 1 billion animals estimated dead in Australia wildfires: Expert

MOLLYMOOK, AUSTRALIA — More than 1 billion animals are estimated to have died in the devastating wildfires ravaging Australia, an expert said Wednesday. More than 800 million of those animals are estimated to have been killed in New South Wales alone, according to … Read More

Puerto Ricans Left Homeless After Biggest Quake in Century

Neighbors remain outdoors using camping tents and portable lights for fear of possible aftershocks on their first night after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck in Guanica, Puerto Rico, Jan. 7, 2020. GUANICA, PUERTO RICO – Cars, cots and plastic chairs became … Read More

A rocky year for earthquake-prone Turkey with over 23,000 tremors

A house collapsed in an earthquake of 4.9 magnitude in Ac?payam district of Denizli, Mar. 31, 2019. (AA Photo) Turkey saw a rise in the number of earthquakes in 2019. Tremors in Turkey and its immediate region jumped to 23,380 … Read More

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