Earthquake

Haiti’s devastating earthquake - in pictures
Survivors search earthquake rubble
In pictures

Haiti’s devastating earthquake - in pictures

Death toll rises as hospitals are overwhelmed by level of casualties
16 Aug 2021
Albania rocked by strongest earthquake in decades
Thumane Albania Earthquake
In Depth

Albania rocked by strongest earthquake in decades

Rescue workers continue to pull people from rubble after magnitude 6.4 quake
26 Nov 2019
‘At least 25 dead’ in earthquake in Pakistan
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In Brief

‘At least 25 dead’ in earthquake in Pakistan

Cracks torn into roads by 5.8 magnitude quake
25 Sep 2019
Earthquake off New Caledonia sparks tsunami alert
New Caledonia, Beach
In Brief

Earthquake off New Caledonia sparks tsunami alert

Authorities order evacuation of coastal areas amid fears of waves up to three metres tall
5 Dec 2018
Indonesian tsunami death toll rises to nearly 1,350
Indonesian authorities say death toll from quake and tsunami could reach thousands
In Brief

Indonesian tsunami death toll rises to nearly 1,350

Authorities warn thousands more may have died as rescue operation continues
2 Oct 2018
Mexican World Cup fans set off earthquake detectors
Mexico football fan
In Brief

Mexican World Cup fans set off earthquake detectors

Tremors blamed on ‘mass jumping’ following Hirving Lozano’s goal against Germany
18 Jun 2018
Iran-Iraq earthquake kills hundreds
An injured man receives treatment in hospital following deadly earthquake
In Brief

Iran-Iraq earthquake kills hundreds

More than 400 confirmed dead in magnitude-7.3 quake felt as far away as Israel
13 Nov 2017

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At least 200 dead in Mexico earthquake
Rescue workers and residents team up to search for survivors in Mexico City
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At least 200 dead in Mexico earthquake

The 7.1 magnitude quake struck near Atencingo in Puebla state shortly after official earthquake drill
20 Sep 2017
Strongest quake for 100 years felt by 50 million in Mexico
Mexico City aftershocks
In Brief

Strongest quake for 100 years felt by 50 million in Mexico

At least 27 people have died in 8.2 magnitude tremor
8 Sep 2017
Italy earthquake: Two dead, infant pulled alive from rubble
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In Brief

Italy earthquake: Two dead, infant pulled alive from rubble

At least 40 injured on tourist-packed island as 4.3 shock strikes off Naples coast
22 Aug 2017
Italy: 'Many dead' as avalanche strikes Abruzzo hotel
Italy Mountain
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Italy: 'Many dead' as avalanche strikes Abruzzo hotel

Rescuers race against time to rescue trapped guests after desperate 'We are freezing to death' text
19 Jan 2017
Final LaFerrari raises $7m for charity
LaFerrari
In Depth

Final LaFerrari raises $7m for charity

Hypercar sells for considerably more than original £1m asking price at Finali Mondiali in Daytona
5 Dec 2016
Aftershocks rock New Zealand after earthquake kills two
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Aftershocks rock New Zealand after earthquake kills two

Coastal tourist town of Kaikoura 'completely cut off' after tremor destroys roads and triggers a tsunami
14 Nov 2016
Charlie Hebdo magazine sued over earthquake comics
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Charlie Hebdo magazine sued over earthquake comics

Italian town of Amatrice outraged by cartoon depicting earthquake victims as pasta
13 Sep 2016
Ecuador earthquake death toll rises to 272
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In Brief

Ecuador earthquake death toll rises to 272

'Everybody in my neighbourhood was screaming, saying it was going to be the end of the world'
18 Apr 2016
Fukushima: How Japan is recovering, five years on
Fukushima
In Depth

Fukushima: How Japan is recovering, five years on

The 2011 earthquake and subsequent nuclear disaster has left an indelible mark on the country's history
11 Mar 2016
Afghan earthquake: death toll soars
Pakistan earthquake
In Brief

Afghan earthquake: death toll soars

More than 260 people have been killed after magnitude 7.5 earthquake rocked Pakistan and Afghanistan
27 Oct 2015
Chile declares emergency as earthquake recovery begins
Chile Earthquake
In Brief

Chile declares emergency as earthquake recovery begins

One million forced to leave homes after 2015's largest quake, which killed 11
18 Sep 2015
Kent earthquake: why does Britain have so few quakes?
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Kent earthquake: why does Britain have so few quakes?

Tremors don't usually pose a serious threat to the UK, but a 6.5-magnitude earthquake is 'technically possible'
22 May 2015
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