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11 February 2018 5:03 AM South Korea hit by magnitude 4.8 earthquake

Pyeongchang: A magnitude 4.8 earthquake has hit South Korea, according to the US Geological Survey. The epicentre of the quake on Sunday morning was near the coastal city of Pohang, some 170km southeast of Pyeongchang where the Winter Olympics are currently taking place. The Korea Meteorological Administration said the quake was an aftershock from a magnitude 49

7 February 2018 6:44 AM Several buildings collapse after magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes Taiwan

A powerful earthquake struck Taiwan just before midnight Tuesday, damaging buildings in the city of Hualien, killing four people and leaving another 145 missing, according to the authorities. The 6.4-magnitude quake was recorded at 11:50 pm and was centred about 23 kilometres north-east of Hualien, a city of 110,000 on Taiwan's east coast, the US Geological 43

23 January 2018 4:40 PM 'Get to higher ground': Massive earthquake off Alaska prompts tsunami warning

A magnitude 7.9 earthquake hit the Gulf of Alaska on Tuesday, prompting authorities to warn people in the area to move away from the coast in case it causes a tsunami. The tsunami warning was then cancelled hours after emergency sirens sounded in Kodiak, a town of 6100 people on Alaska's Kodiak Island, one of the closest settlements to the epicentre 140

14 October 2017 10:06 AM North Korea’s threat to Australia for supporting the US and South Korea as nuclear tensions continue

NORTH Korea has sent a chilling threat to Australia for joining South Korea and the US, warning of a ‘disaster’ to come. The rogue nation has said that Australia has made a “dangerous” move to join the US in hostile action against its regime, warning that it could result in a “disaster” for the country. “Lately, Australia is showing dangerous moves of zealously 39

21 September 2017 6:03 AM Mexico earthquake: Rescuers in race to free girl from school rubble

Mexican rescuers are racing against the clock to save a 12-year-old girl trapped beneath a collapsed school and reach other possible survivors buried in rubble in central Mexico following the country's most deadly earthquake in three decades. Similar rescue attempts are playing out at dozens of buildings toppled by the powerful earthquake that killed 54

20 September 2017 6:55 PM Mexico City earthquake: Rescuers in harrowing school search amid destruction as toll hits 224

Rescue workers are scrambling through piles of rubble in a harrowing search for dozens of children feared buried under a Mexico City school, amid hundreds of buildings destroyed by the country's most lethal earthquake in a generation. Three survivors were found at around midnight as volunteer rescue teams known as "moles" crawled deep under the rubble 46

20 September 2017 2:50 AM Mexico rocked by 7.1-magnitude earthquake on anniversary of deadly 1985 quake

VIDEO filmed in a Mexican street shows a woman struggle to stand as the ground shakes from a 7.1-magnitude earthquake. Seconds later, buildings fall. High-rise buildings have collapsed in plumes of dust as thousands fled into the streets in panic. The count continues to rise rapidly, given as emergency crews and hundreds of volunteers are digging through 77

8 September 2017 1:11 PM Mexico earthquake: Tsunami confirmed as capital hit by magnitude-8.1 quake, killing at least 32

A massive magnitude-8.1 earthquake has hit off Mexico's southern coast, toppling houses in Chiapas state, causing at least 32 deaths and setting off a tsunami warning, officials said. The quake was so strong that it caused buildings to sway violently in Mexico's capital more than 1,000 kilometres away. A number of buildings suffered severe damage in parts 40

8 September 2017 8:24 AM Mexico earthquake: Reports of extensive, widespread damage after magnitude 8 quake

THE first reports of deaths are emerging after a magnitude 8 earthquake collapsed buildings and triggered tsunami warnings. The monster earthquake was recorded off the coast of Chiapas, southern Mexico, at a depth of 69km about 3pm AEST. It was followed 30 minutes later by a magnitude 6 aftershock. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has spoken on national 63

8 September 2017 6:40 AM Mexico earthquake: Capital hit by magnitude-8.1 quake, tsunami with at least three confirmed dead

A magnitude-8.1 earthquake has struck off the southern coast of Mexico, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, shaking buildings as far away as Guatemala. Three people were killed in in San Cristobal, including two women who died when a house and a wall collapsed, Chiapas governor Manuel Velasco said. A tsunami is also confirmed in Mexico, the largest 28