Gulf Times - earthquake
Power back on, but thousands still homeless, in quake-hit Puerto Rico

Power back on, but thousands still homeless, in quake-hit Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico's public power utility said on Monday it has restored electricity to almost all the island, nearly a week after the strongest earthquake in more than a century knocked out all power and caused at least $110 million in damage.

Puerto Rico declares emergency, activates National Guard after earthquakes

Puerto Rico declares emergency, activates National Guard after earthquakes

Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vazquez declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard on Tuesday, El Nuevo Dia newspaper reported

QRCS deploys relief team to quake hit Albania

QRCS deploys relief team to quake hit Albania

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has deployed a relief delegation to Albania, in response to the recent earthquake there.

Quake strikes near Iran nuclear power plant

Quake strikes near Iran nuclear power plant

An earthquake struck Iran on Friday less than 50 kilometres from the country's only nuclear power plant, monitors said. There were no immediate reports of any casualties or damage.

Four dead, buildings down as strongest tremor in decades rocks Albania

Four dead, buildings down as strongest tremor in decades rocks Albania

At least four people died after the most powerful earthquake to hit Albania in decades rocked the capital of Tirana and surrounding region early on Tuesday, causing several buildings to collapse and burying residents in the rubble.

Toll in Philippine quakes climbs to 21

Toll in Philippine quakes climbs to 21

The death toll in two powerful quakes that struck the southern Philippines in the past week has risen to 21, authorities said Sunday, as survivors struggled to access food and water.

4.6 magnitude earthquake causes material damages in two provinces west Iran

4.6 magnitude earthquake causes material damages in two provinces west Iran

An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale struck Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari and Khuzestan provinces, west Iran, causing material damages.

Strong earthquake shakes Istanbul, reports of injuries and damage

Strong earthquake shakes Istanbul, reports of injuries and damage

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey's largest city Istanbul on Thursday, sparking panic across the city, causing several strong aftershocks, minor injuries and building evacuations.

Strong earthquake hits Albania, damage reported

Strong earthquake hits Albania, damage reported

A strong earthquake hit Albania Saturday afternoon, forcing residents into the street in several cities, triggering power cuts in the capital and the collapse of some buildings in a nearby village.

Four dead, several injured after powerful quake rocks Indonesia

Four dead, several injured after powerful quake rocks Indonesia

Four people died and several were injured after a powerful undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's heavily populated Java island

Tsunami warning as powerful quake hits southwest Indonesia

Tsunami warning as powerful quake hits southwest Indonesia

A powerful earthquake struck off the southern coast of Indonesia's heavily populated Java island Friday

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after 6.9 magnitude quake

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after 6.9 magnitude quake

A strong, magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off Indonesia on Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, triggering a tsunami warning and sending panicked residents fleeing from their homes.