Powerful underwater quake strikes off Norwegian Arctic island

World Nov 9, 2018

Powerful underwater quake strikes off Norwegian Arctic island

A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 struck in the Arctic Ocean Friday, northwest of a largely uninhabited and remote Norwegian island, officials said. No injuries or damage were reported. The Norwegian earthquake center NORSAR says the quake was recorded at 2:49 a.m. ...

National Nov 3, 2018

KYB names 20 more buildings with problematic earthquake shock absorbers

KYB Corp. has identified 20 more buildings using earthquake shock absorbers for which inspection data had been manipulated or was believed to have been manipulated, including one of the company's own plants. At nine buildings, including NHK's Kagoshima broadcasting center and the Saitama Cancer Center, ...

Asia Pacific Oct 30, 2018

Thousands feel 6.1 magnitude quake in New Zealand

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck New Zealand's north island on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey said, a tremor felt by thousands of people although there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. Parliament was briefly suspended in Wellington and some flights aborted ...

World Oct 22, 2018

Three large quakes earthquakes strike off Canada's west coast

A series of three strong earthquakes struck off Canada's west coast late Sunday, according to the United States Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of casualties, damage or tsunami from the quakes, the first of which struck just before 11 p.m., around 190 km ...

World Oct 18, 2018

Indonesia drops disinfectant on quake-hit Palu

Indonesian authorities on Thursday used helicopters to drop disinfectant on parts of the earthquake-and-tsunami-ravaged city of Palu, where thousands of decomposing bodies are still buried beneath once-thriving neighborhoods. The magnitude 7.5 quake and a subsequent tsunami razed swathes of the city on Sulawesi island on ...