Earthquake

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Jan. 12, 2020 marks the 10-year anniversary of the catastrophic earthquake that devastated Haiti. Thousands evacuated to the U.S. under TPS and with the temporary status expiring in a year, 'The Haitian Times' publisher Vania Andre has suggested the next course of action.

The magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Puerto Rico left at least one person dead and was the island’s latest in what’s been a series of hundreds of smaller seismic events over the past few weeks.

An earthquake is a serious situation but when the natural disaster hits Compton, there are going to be some jokes. Social media definitely had some. See Also: Meet Jogger Joe, The Man Who Took Racist Cue From BBQ Becky In Tossing Homeless Man’s Clothes The Los Angeles Times reports, “The quake hit at 12:19 a.m. […]

The death toll on Monday rose to 350 in the aftermath of an earthquake that struck Ecuador over the weekend, according to The New York Times.

A fierce 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday killing at nearly 1,400 people with the death toll expected to continue rising, according to NBC News. The quake, which is reported to have destroyed ancient temples, and triggered an avalanche on Mt. Everest (during the popular Spring climbing season), is wreaking havoc on the area of the country […]

PATNOS, Turkey — Rescue teams on Monday sifted through hills of rubble from flattened multistory buildings trying to reach dozens of people believed trapped after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Turkey. The Interior Minister put the death toll so far at 217. Hundreds of rescue teams dug through the night in search of survivors among […]

WASHINGTON — The nation’s capital has prepared for emergencies with sleek communication systems, intelligence fusion centers and chemical detention centers at train stations. What showed during the 5.8-magnitude quake that shook much of the East Coast on Tuesday was that evacuating during an emergency could tax the city’s resources. Traffic was snarled for miles in […]

An earthquake hit Virginia and Washington D.C. at a magnitude of 5.9 earlier this afternoon around 2 p.m.. Residents in New York City said they felt several tremors earlier this afternoon. There were no immediate reports of damage. It is not clear how far the earthquake spread, but tremors were felt throughout New York City […]

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a major earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.2 has been recorded in the Pacific Ocean off Alaska’s remote Aleutian Islands. The center says the Thursday evening quake was felt through the central Aleutians and as far east as Dutch Harbor and Unalaska. There are no […]

SAN FRANCISCO — Federal and state officials have concluded that the small amount of radiation reaching Southern California from Japan’s damaged nuclear reactor pose no significant health risk.

Rapper, 50 Cent has received a lot of criticism for jokes that he told on twitter about the earthquake and tsunami that recently hit japan. RELATED: 25 reasons we love Boyz N Da Hood The Huffington Post reports: “Wave will hit 8am them crazy white boys gonna try to go surfing,” he first tweeted on […]