Magnitude 5.4 quake rumbles southern Mexico, no reports of damage
A 5.4 magnitude quake struck southern Mexico on Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, but there were no immediate reports of damage, APA reports quoting Reuters, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:52 14 October
Small Quake Rattles North Korea Nuclear Testing Grounds, Not Manmade: South Korea
A small earthquake rattled the area near North Korea's nuclear testing field but it did not appear to be manmade, South Korea's weather agency said on Friday, the latest to be observed after the North conducted its sixth and biggest nuclear test in early September, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:52 13 October
Earthquake with magnitude 6 strikes Iwaki, Japan
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6 struck Iwaki, 195 km northeast of Tokyo, European quake agency EMSC said in a tweet on Friday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:10 06 October
Canada relaxes rules on citizenship requirements
Canada said Wednesday that it will be easier to obtain Canadian citizenship, effective Oct. 11, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
04:11 05 October
Magnitude 5.3 earthquake hits Russia's Kamchatka peninsula
A 5.3-magnitude occurred in the waters off Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula, the US Geological Survey (USGS) says, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
05:30 01 October
Quake hits Azerbaijan’s Shamakhi
A 3-magnitude earthquake struck the Azerbaijani district of Shamakhi, Pirgulu, the Republican Seismic Survey Center told APA.
06:12 27 September
Death toll reaches 305 in central Mexico quake
Officials say the death toll from this week’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake in central Mexico has climbed to 305, APA reports quoting the Associated Press.
05:31 24 September
Earthquake-hit Mexico struck by 6.1 aftershock
A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Saturday in Mexico, in the wake of two major temblors earlier this month which killed nearly 400 people, APA reports quoting the New York Times.
20:21 23 September
Mexico earthquake: Death toll rises as search for survivors goes on
The death toll from Mexico's powerful earthquake has risen to 273, officials say, as rescuers race against the clock to reach trapped survivors, APA reports quoting BBC.
07:11 22 September
Quake hits Azerbaijan’s Balakan
A 3.8-magnitude earthquake struck the Azerbaijani district of Balakan on Thursday afternoon, the Republican Seismic Survey Center told APA.
13:26 21 September
Mexico rescuers work into night to save trapped girl as quake toll tops 230
Mexican rescuers on Wednesday labored for a second night amid the rubble to save possible survivors of the country’s most lethal earthquake in a generation, including a girl trapped under a school in Mexico City, as the death toll exceeded 230, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:28 21 September
Death toll from Mexico earthquake hits 226- UPDATED-2
At least 226 people were killed by a powerful earthquake that struck central Mexico on Tuesday, the nation's civil protection agency said.
10:07 20 September
Mexico city International airport suspends operations after strong earthquake
The international airport in Mexico City suspended operations after a massive earthquake on Tuesday, Luis Felipe Puente, head of the National Civil Protection Service said, APA reports.
23:36 19 September
7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Mexico city
23:15 19 September
Russian eastern Kamchatka region hit by 5.6-magnitude quake
A 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit on Sunday the Avacha Bay near the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East, local department of the Russian Emergencies Ministry said in a statement, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
06:28 17 September
Death toll at 96 in Mexico quake
The death toll stands at 96 after a powerful earthquake struck southern Mexico last week, according to officials, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
22:54 11 September
Death toll from massive Mexican quake rises to 65
The death toll from the massive earthquake that struck Mexico on Thursday night has risen to 65, as more victims were registered in the poor southern states hardest hit by the disaster, authorities said on Saturday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:31 10 September
Hurricane Irma poses toughest test for U.S. nuclear industry since Fukushima
Hurricane Irma will pose the toughest test yet for U.S. nuclear power plants since reactors strengthened their defenses against natural disasters following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan in 2011, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:48 09 September
Mexico's strongest quake in 85 years kills dozens in the poor south
At least 61 people died when the most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in over eight decades tore through buildings and forced mass evacuations in the poor southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas, triggering alerts as far away as Southeast Asia, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:43 09 September
At least 58 die in Mexico's strongest quake in 85 years
At least 58 people died when the most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in over eight decades tore through buildings, forced mass evacuations and triggered alerts as far away as Southeast Asia, with most fatalities in the picturesque state of Oaxaca, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:06 09 September