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CNN   22 June 2022   Afghanistan   Khost  
<p>Afghanistan was rocked by its deadliest earthquake in decades on Wednesday when a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck the country's east, killing more than 1,000 people and wounding many more, according to a regional official.<br />The humanitarian disaster ...
Aljazeera   22 June 2022   Afghanistan   Partika  
<p>Hundreds of people have been killed in Afghanistan&rsquo;s deadliest earthquake in some 20 years.<br />The magnitude 5.9 tremor in the early hours of Wednesday flattened hundreds of homes in the southeastern provinces of Paktika and Khost, killing at least ...
The Guardian   08 September 2021   Mexico   Acapulco  
<p>A powerful earthquake has struck south-west Mexico near the beach resort of Acapulco, killing at least one man who was crushed by a falling post, and causing rock falls and damaging buildings.<br />The US Geological Survey (USGS) said a 7.0 magnitude quake ...
The New York Times   16 January 2021   Argentina   Sulawesi island  
<p>A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck the western coast of Sulawesi island in Indonesia early Friday, killing at least 46 people, destroying houses, flattening a hospital and setting off landslides, disaster officials said.<br />Rescuers were searching for ...
npr   29 December 2020   Croatia   Zagreb  
<p>A powerful earthquake sent shockwaves through Croatia on Tuesday, causing major damage to a town south of the country's capital, Zagreb, and killing at least six, according to news reports quoting officials and residents.<br />The earthquake, with a magnitude ...
BBC NEWS   31 October 2020   Greece, Turkey   Izmir, Samos  
<p>Rescue teams in the Turkish port city of Izmir are hunting through the rubble of collapsed buildings for survivors of Friday's powerful earthquake.<br>The death toll from the quake, which also struck the Greek island of Samos, has risen to 27, with over ...
The New York Times   30 October 2020   Greece   Samos  
<p>Rescue workers scrambled into the early morning Saturday in a frantic effort to save people trapped under debris in the western Turkish city of Izmir, several hours after a major earthquake in the Aegean Sea leveled several buildings and severely damaged ...
Aljazeera   23 February 2020   Turkey   Van province  
<p>At least eight people have been killed and 21 others injured in Turkey's Van province following an earthquake early Sunday, the country's interior minister has said.<br />Three of those killed were children, according to Suleyman Soylu, adding that some ...
Fox News   21 February 2020   USA  
<p>In 2019, California was rocked by back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.1 and 6.4, respectively. The quakes brought renewed attention to the state’s vulnerability given its boundaries around the San Andreas fault line.<br>The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) ...
BBC NEWS   25 January 2020   Turkey   Elazig province  
<p>At least 21 people have been killed and more than 1,000 injured in a powerful earthquake in eastern Turkey.<br />The 6.8 magnitude quake, centred on the town of Sivrice in Elazig province, caused buildings to collapse and sent residents rushing into the ...