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[JUST IN] PHOTOS: Earthquake Rocks Croatia

by Seun Adeuyion March 22, 2020
In the advent and battle with COVIDー19, Croatia is experiencing another natural disaster at this time. Earthquake hit the country earlier this morning, causing widespread damage and panic. Some casualties were reported. A twitter user, @vers___, posted some images from scenes of the blast and wrote: “there was an earthquake here in Croatia moments ago.” […]

Earthquake strikes Iran near nuclear plant

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 8, 2020
The region near Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant was hit by an earthquake early Wednesday. The 4.9 magnitude temblor struck about 6 miles southeast of Borazjan and 40 miles from the site tied to Iran’s controversial nuclear program. According to the United States Geological Survey, the earthquake began about six miles below the surface, which suggests […]

At least six people dead after strong earthquake shakes Albania

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 26, 2019
A strong earthquake shook Albania today, killing at least six people, injuring 300 and collapsing buildings. The US Geological Survey said the magnitude-6.4 quake, which struck just before 4.00 am local time, had an epicentre 30 kilometres northwest of the capital, Tirana, at a depth of 20 kilometres. Albanian President Ilir Meta said the situation […]

Albania quake has 340 aftershocks, people afraid to go home [PHOTOS]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 23, 2019
Fear and safety hazards kept many residents of Albania’s capital of Tirana and the port city of Durres out of their homes Sunday after an earthquake the day before injured 105 people and damaged hundreds of buildings. Albania’s Institute of Geosciences, Energy, Water and Environment said more than 340 aftershocks have followed the 5.8 magnitude […]

Quake of magnitude 6.6 strikes west of Australia’s Broome ~ USGS

by Ikokwu Ikembaon July 14, 2019
An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck west of Australia’s beach resort of Broome, the United States Geological Survey said on Sunday (July 14), with residents saying the impact shook some buildings and pushed groceries off shelves. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties in the quake, which the agency initially said was of […]

Strong new earthquake rattles Southern California [PHOTO]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon July 6, 2019
A strong magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Southern California on Friday, causing some damage to buildings, fires and some injuries, with eight times more force than a foreshock that rattled the same area a day earlier, officials said. The latest quake struck at about 8:20pm local time (0320 GMT) near the town of Ridgecrest on the […]