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Buildings damaged, streets flooded as quake hits Turkey’s Izmir

A strong earthquake struck the Aegean Sea on Friday (October 30) and was felt in both Greece and Turkey, where some buildings collapsed in the coastal province of Izmir, authorities said. Reuters video showed...

Indonesians assess damage after quake kills four

Four people died, some of heart attack or fatigue, as people rushed away from the coastline, Agus Wibowo, spokesman of the disaster mitigation agency told a news briefing. Four others were injured, and more than 200 buildings were damaged...

Indonesia: Residents rush out to streets after 7.3 magnitude quake

While the shaking caused panic among residents there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage. The quake occurred in an area south-southeast of the city of Ternate, the USGS said. Indonesia's meteorology agency (BMKG) said the quake was not...

California residents uploaded videos of the tremour causing waves in their swimming pools

A swarm of strong aftershocks have jolted the high desert region since a 6.4 quake on Thursday (July 4). Only a few injuries were reported. Thursday's quake during America's Independence Day celebrations was the largest in Southern California since...

Strong 7.1 quake jolts California

A powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday (July 5), a day after the strongest quake in the region in 25 years. The resident of a home in Santa Clarita filmed a light fixture swaying and water int...

Reactions from Los Angeles after big quake rattles city

The 6.4 magnitude quake, the largest in two decades in the area, struck about 113 miles (182 km) northeast of Los Angeles near the city of Ridgecrest and the Death Valley National Park at around 1:30 p.m. EDT (1730...

Quake of 5.7 magnitude shakes buildings in El Salvador and Nicaragua

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake struck some 39 kilometres (24.2 miles) west-southwest of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua, at a depth of 71 kilometres. Jorge Melendez, director of civil protection in El Salvador said there were only scattered reports of...
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Trump impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate to begin week of Feb. 8 – Schumer

Former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial will begin during the week of February 8th, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Friday...