Just before 9:30 GMT this morning a magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit eastern Greece just south of Kamariotissa in the Aegean. The quake, reported by the USGS was felt as far away as Palestine.
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake hit Lixourion, Greece today with light to moderate to strong ground shake effects.
A tsunami watch has gone into effect for the entire Indian Ocean after a massive magnitude 8.7 earthquake occurred 270 miles Southwest of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued the tsunami warning at 0845 local time, with predicted landing times for various regions should a tsunami occur.
Tourism in Hong Kong is set for an unexpected boom this Easter as travelers look to avoid visiting earthquake-hit Japan as it struggles to recover from nuclear meltdown.
Thursday night saw a strong earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale strike north east Myanmar, shaking up a region that is already on edge following the recent events in Japan. The powerful Burma quake was reported by the USGS in a fairly remote area of the country.
The powerful earthquake that rocked Japan and sent 30-foot-high tsunamis crashing into the shores has left many travelers in the region disoriented, frightened, and, in some cases, missing loved ones. Google is now featuring its “People Finder” once again, which has helped some local residents and travelers in the area locate each other. The interface […]
A deadly earthquake has stunned the people of New Zealand leaving in its wake at least 65 dead and many more injured or in a state of upheaval. The 6.3 magnitude quake caused the city of Christchurch to shudder violently, and even dislodged a massive chunk of glacial ice.