All posts tagged "earthquakes"
4 quakes shake Italy, isolating towns blanketed under snow
ROME – Four strong earthquakes on Wednesday shook the same region of central Italy that suffered deadly temblors last year, sending quake-rattled residents into panic and further isolating towns that have been buried under more than a...
- Posted January 18, 2017
Frantic Rescue Underway in Indonesia as Quake Kills Scores
MEUREUDU, Indonesia — A strong earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Aceh province early Wednesday, killing nearly 100 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings. Maj. Gen. Tatang Sulaiman, chief...
- Posted December 7, 2016
Italy Investigates Quake Buildings, Checking for Code Fraud
AMATRICE, Italy – Italian authorities are vowing to investigate whether negligence or fraud in adhering to building codes played a role in the high death toll in last week’s earthquake in Italy. They also called for efforts...
- Posted August 28, 2016
Grief Erupts in Italy as Nation Honors, Buries Quake Dead
ASCOLI PICENO, Italy – Mourners in Italy prayed, hugged, wept and even applauded as coffins carrying victims of the country’s devastating earthquake passed by at a state funeral Saturday, grieving as one nation after three desperate days...
- Posted August 27, 2016
Shallow Quake in Peru Kills at Least 4, Including US Tourist
LIMA, Peru – A shallow magnitude 5.4 earthquake centered in southern Peru’s picturesque Colca Valley killed at least four people, including a 65-year-old U.S. tourist, and left some 30 injured as it toppled adobe homes, authorities said...
- Posted August 15, 2016