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Shoddy construction, corruption made Mexico quake worse; toll rises to 350

Local residents told AFP that one building at the school was condemned for safety reasons from the moment it opened.

30 Sep 2017 11:08 AM

China says North Korean quake 'suspected explosion', South Korea says likely natural

An official at South Korea’s meteorological agency said they were analyzing the tremor quoting it as a natural quake.

23 Sep 2017 5:52 PM

Soft soil makes Mexico City shake like it was built on jelly

Mexico City is built on deep, soft soil which instead of cushioning the city from earthquakes, exaggerates their effects.

21 Sep 2017 5:40 PM

Over 20 children among 250 killed in powerful Mexico quake

Bystanders joined in where they could, clearing debris with their bare hands or whatever tools they could find nearby.

20 Sep 2017 10:45 AM

Aftershocks of earthquake rattle southern Mexico as toll rises to 90

Many people continued to sleep outside, fearful of more collapses, as strong aftershocks continued to rattle the town

11 Sep 2017 11:07 AM


After deadly quake, Hurricane Katia a one-two punch for devastated Mexico

Hurricane Katia was roaring onshore north of Tecolutla in Veracruz state, pelting the region with intense rains and winds.

09 Sep 2017 5:15 PM

Death toll rises to 61 in powerful Mexico earthquake

8.2-magnitude tremors country’s worst in 100 years.

09 Sep 2017 2:51 AM

Powerful magnitude 8.1 earthquake rocks southern Mexico; at least 15 dead

The USGS put the magnitude slightly lower, at 8.1. That is the same as a devastating 1985 earthquake that killed more than 10,000 people.

08 Sep 2017 5:12 PM

At least 6 die in southern Mexico earthquake; small tsunami triggered

The quake triggered waves as high as 2.3 ft (0.7 m) in Mexico, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

08 Sep 2017 2:43 PM

Magnitude-8 earthquake hits Mexico, buildings sway violently, people flee to street

Even in distant Mexico City the quake was felt so strongly that frightened residents gathered in the streets in the dark.

08 Sep 2017 11:16 AM


N Korea earthquake suggests sixth nuclear test as Trump, Abe discuss crisis

The first, more powerful quake measured magnitude 6.3 and was 10 km deep, the US Geological Survey said.

03 Sep 2017 12:10 PM

1 dead, 7 missing after earthquake hits Italian holiday island

A woman was killed in Casamicciola, which is in the island's north, by debris that fell from a church, Italian media reported.

22 Aug 2017 11:21 AM

6.3-magnitude quake strikes northern Philippines

Office workers and students in the capital evacuated their buildings after feeling the swaying and shaking, but no damage was reported.

11 Aug 2017 2:08 PM

China earthquake: 431 injured, death toll rises to 20

More than 60,000 people have been evacuated from the area amid continuing aftershocks, state media said.

10 Aug 2017 2:51 PM

Thousands hurt, 100 feared dead in earthquake: Chinese govt

Its epicentre was 284 kilometres north of Chengdu and struck at a depth of 10 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said.

09 Aug 2017 8:08 AM


6.5-magnitude earthquake jolts China's Sichuan Province

The area is located on the edge of Tibetan Plateau in northern Sichuan province, home to many Tibetan and other ethnic minority villages.

08 Aug 2017 8:21 PM

29 Indian cities including Delhi prone to severe earthquakes

A majority of these places are in the Himalayas, one of the most seismically active regions in the world.

30 Jul 2017 9:32 PM

Tsunami advisory cancelled after Russia 7.8 earthquake

Waves were forecast to be less than 0.3 meters (1 foot) above the tide level for coasts in an area ranging from Russia to Hawaii.

18 Jul 2017 6:34 AM

2 quakes nudge Delhi; parts of north India

The second tremor of 3.2 intensity was felt at 8:13 am at a depth of 10 kms.

02 Jun 2017 11:11 AM

Earthquake of 5.0 magnitude hits Haryana; tremors felt in Delhi

The epicentre of the quake was Rohtak district in Haryana, according to the Meteorological department.

02 Jun 2017 6:18 AM