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...

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.

January 20, 2018
January 20, 2018

Mild tremor jolts northern districts

A mild earthquake jolts some parts of the country’s northern districts.

November 9, 2017
November 9, 2017

Tremor jolts Dhaka, some other dists

A tremor jolted different parts of the country, including the capital, yesterday morning.

November 8, 2017
November 8, 2017

Tremor jolts Dhaka

A mild earthquake jolts different parts of the country including the capital Dhaka.

October 13, 2017
October 13, 2017

Homes heedless of tremor risk

The Tejgaon Fire Station building in the capital has been retrofitted and six more fire station buildings await the same to become earthquake resistant. ...

October 13, 2017
October 13, 2017

Hospitals in grave peril

Two of the country's largest public health facilities -- Dhaka Medical College Hospital and Mitford Hospital -- might not be able to withstand an earthquake of seven magnitude on the Richter...

September 9, 2017
September 9, 2017

Mexico mega quake death toll rises to 61

Police, soldiers and emergency workers race to rescue survivors from the ruins of Mexico's most powerful earthquake in a century, which killed at least 61 people.