earthquake

7 dead in Turkish province bordering Iran after earthquake

Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu has said seven people including three children were killed in eastern Turkey after a 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit neighbouring Iran, the official Anadolu news...

May 25, 2020
May 25, 2020

5.1 magnitude quake jolts Dhaka

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake jolts Dhaka and some other parts of the country.

February 23, 2020
February 23, 2020

7 dead in Turkish province bordering Iran after earthquake

Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu has said seven people including three children were killed in eastern Turkey after a 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit neighbouring Iran, the official Anadolu news...

July 19, 2019
July 19, 2019

Strong quake shakes Athens, knocks out phone service

A strong and shallow 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolts Athens, knocking out phone connections, collapsing a couple of abandoned buildings and causing power outages, as worried residents rushed into...

March 18, 2019
March 18, 2019

Sin Chew editor killed in Indonesia quake

The deputy executive editor-in-chief of Sin Chew Daily Tai Siew Kim is killed in a landslide caused by a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in Lombok Island of Indonesia.

February 26, 2019
February 26, 2019

Light earthquake felt in Bangladesh

The light tremor, measuring 4.1 magnitude on the Richter scale, is felt in different parts of the country including the capital.

January 22, 2019
January 22, 2019

Another 6.7-magnitude quake hits Indonesian province

The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has reported that a 6.7-magnitude earthquake jolted East Nusa Tenggara’s West Sumba of Indonesia again.

November 26, 2018
November 26, 2018

Earthquake in Iran leaves over 600 injured

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake on Iran's western border with Iraq injured more than 600 people, most suffering minor wounds, state television has said. No fatalities have been reported.

August 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

Powerful quake in Indonesia kills 91, tourists flee

Daybreak reveals chaos and destruction across the Indonesian resort island of Lombok after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed at least 91 people and prompted an exodus of tourists rattled by the...

February 6, 2018
February 6, 2018

Hotel collapses in Taiwan earthquake

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck just to the northeast of the city of Hualien in Taiwan tonight, the US Geological Survey says, causing a hotel to collapse and forcing the closure of a nearby...

January 30, 2018
January 30, 2018

4.2 magnitude tremor jolts northern districts

A mild earthquake jolts the northern districts of Bangladesh including Rajshahi.