Aftershocks

  • Massive aftershocks jolt Pakistan's quake-hit areas again, tremors felt in Delhi September 28, 2013

    Several cities of Pakistan's Sindh and Balochistan provinces were on Saturday hit by a massive aftershock measuring 6.8, three days after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck the region killed over 500 people. Tremors were also felt in Delhi late on Saturday morning. The India Meteorological Department said the quake struck with...
  • Death toll mounts to 207 in China quake, over 11,500 injured April 21, 2013

    Beijing: Over 200 people were killed and 11,500 others injured in the devastating 7-magnitude earthquake in southwest China, which continued to be rocked by hundreds of aftershocks on Sunday, while relief teams made frantic efforts to save hundreds trapped under tonnes of rubble. After suffering the shallow quake on Friday,...
  • Sikkim quake ground report: aftershocks continue September 19, 2011

    CNN-IBN's Karma Paljor reports from Ground Zero on the difficulties being faced in Sikkim as aftershocks continue. ...
  • Workers enter Japan nuclear reactor building May 5, 2011

    Tokyo: Workers entered one of the damaged reactor buildings at Japan's stricken nuclear power plant on Thursday for the first time since it was rocked by an explosion in the days after a devastating earthquake, the plant's operator said. Tokyo Electric Power Co said workers connected ventilation and air filtration equipment...
  • Japan: Banking stem cells could save N-workers April 15, 2011

    Chicago: Health officials should collect blood from workers at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in case they are accidentally exposed to high levels of radiation and need a stem cell transplant, Japanese researchers said on Thursday. They said gathering blood from the workers would give them a ready source...
  • Strongest quake since Japan tsunami kills 2 April 8, 2011

    Sindai: A strong aftershock ripped through northeastern Japan, killing two, injuring dozens and piling misery on a region still buried under the rubble of last month's devastating tsunami. The late Thursday quake was the strongest tremor since the March 11 jumbo and did some damage, but it did not generate a...
  • Another quake rattles tsunami-ravaged Japan April 7, 2011

    Tokyo: Japan was rattled by a magnitude-7.4 aftershock on Thursday night nearly a month after a devastating earthquake and tsunami flattened the northeastern coast. The strongest aftershock since the day of the magnitude-9.0 megaquake was a fresh blow to victims of that March 11 quake and subsequent tsunami that killed some...
  • Japan shaken by magnitude 6.2 aftershock March 13, 2011

    Tokyo: Japan has been shaken by a strong earthquake off its eastern coast, closer to Tokyo than the massive quake that hit on Friday. The latest temblor swayed buildings in the capital. The US Geological Survey says the temblor had a magnitude of 6.2 and struck at 10:26 am (local...
  • NZ quake: Christchurch prays for miracles February 27, 2011

    Christchurch: Grieving New Zealanders prayed in the earthquake-ravaged city of Christchurch on Sunday as rescuers pulled apart leveled buildings in their desperate search for survivors six days after the devastating tremor that killed 147 people. Rescue teams from New Zealand and seven countries, including the United States, China, Japan, and Australia,...
  • New Zealand earthquake toll reaches 145 February 26, 2011

    Melbourne: Rescuers in New Zealand's quake-devastated Christchurch city recovered more bodies from the debris of flattened buildings on Saturday, taking the toll to 145 which includes victims of 20 nationalities. There have been no live rescues since Wednesday and given that the number of missing is above 200, the number...
  • New Zealand quake toll climbs to 144 February 26, 2011

    Christchurch: Violent aftershocks hampered desperate efforts to find survivors in the quake-ruined New Zealand city of Christchurch on Saturday as the death toll climbed to 144 and was set to rise further. Rescue teams from New Zealand and six countries including the United States, China, Japan and Australia scoured the rubble...
  • New Zealand earthquake: Death toll rises to 65 February 22, 2011

    Christchurch: New Zealand's leader says at least 65 people have been killed in the earthquake that hit the city of Christchurch. Prime Minister John Key told reporters in the stricken city that the death toll was expected to rise further. A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit Christchurch around lunchtime on Tuesday, collapsing buildings...
  • Massive 7.4 earthquake rattles New Zealand September 3, 2010

    Christchurch: A strong earthquake of 7.4 magnitude hit New Zealand, 4 miles southeast of Christchurch, the biggest city on the nation's South Island, in the middle of the night local time, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said on Friday. There are no reports of casualties so far. Some residents posted Twitter alerts...
  • Damaging aftershock shakes China, 1,000 hurt May 26, 2008

    Chengdu, (China): A powerful 6.0 magnitude aftershock hit China's Sichuan province Sunday, reportedly destroyed more than 70,000 homes in the region where at least 60,000 people were killed by a powerful earthquake on May 12. State media said at least two people died and more than 1,000 were hurt as a...
  • China's survivors in dire straits even as toll rises May 14, 2008

    In China, the death toll continues to rise from Monday's major earthquake. More than 12,000 people are dead, and that figure is expected to climb. As John Vause reports, the survivors are in desperate need of help. ...