Deadly 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Southern Philippines

A 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck the southern Philippines Sunday, killing at least one child and injuring dozens, officials said. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) traced the epicenter to near the town of Matanao in the populated province … Read More

Port Hardy earthquake: MAJOR 6.3-magnitude quake strikes off coast of Canada

A HUGE earthquake has hit off the coast of Canada near Port Hardy on the west coast of the country, according to local reports. A strong quake that measured 6.3 on the Richter scale, has struck off the coast of … Read More

5.6 magnitude earthquake jolts several cities

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday jolted various cities of the country. Tremors were felt in the Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Shangla, Sargodha, Mianwali, Peshawar, Kohat, Swat, Chitral, Dir and other districts of the Pothohar region. As per the Pakistan Meteorological Department … Read More

Thousands of Tourists Flee Australian Bushfires as Military Begins Evacuations

In this photo provided by the Australian Defence Force, H.M.A.S. Choules appears as a ghostly figure through smoke haze off the coast of Mallacoota, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. The Australian Defence Force is moving naval assets to Mallacoota on a … Read More

Death Toll Rises In Wake of Philippines Typhoon: At Least 28 Dead

Residents outside their home, damaged by Typhoon Phanfone at Concepcion town, Iloilo province, central Philippines on Friday. – Leo Solinap/AP Typhoon Phanfone, which swept through the central Philippines on Christmas Eve, has killed at least 28 people, leaving large areas … Read More

‘Big one’ coming? Earthquakes off the West Coast could eventually trigger a global event

A string of recent earthquakes off the West Coast of the U.S., ranging from 2.8 to 5.6 on the Richter scale, could help trigger the earthquake colloquially known as “the Big One.” The map provided by the U.S. Geological Survey highlights 11 recent … Read More

Australian wildfires threaten Sydney water supplies

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian authorities said on Friday they are focused on protecting water plants, pumping stations, pipes and other infrastructure from intense bushfires surrounding Sydney, the country’s largest city. Firefighters battling the blazes for weeks received a reprieve of … Read More

Quake With 5.1 Magnitude Shakes Iran Near Bushehr Nuclear Plant

The national flag flies at Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant in November. An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 has struck southern Iran near the Bushehr nuclear plant, U.S. and European experts say. The U.S. Geological Survey listed the … Read More

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