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December 8, 2018 12:18 PM EARTHQUAKE WARNING: ‘VERY large’ earthquake predicted to strike TOMORROW

EARTH is at serious risk of being hit by a “very, very large earthquake” before Monday, December 10, due to the planet’s position, according to a self-styled planetary geometry analyst. The “major earthquake warning” was issued by the Ditrianum website on Thursday, telling people to be on alert for significant seismic activity between December 7 and 13. Netherlands-based 9

December 7, 2018 12:04 AM STRONG magnitude 6.2 earthquake ROCKS New Caledonia on Ring of Fire off Australian coast

A POWERFUL magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck close to the French territory of New Caledonia, causing tremors to ricochet across the volatile Ring of Fire region, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). It is where many earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions occur, making it one of the most volatile areas on the planet in terms 8

December 6, 2018 10:06 PM Alaska earthquake: Anchorage hit by ANOTHER strong quake

A STRONG earthquake has rattled Anchorage just days after a major tremor caused widespread damage across Alaska’s biggest city. Witnesses reported feeling buildings shaking as the magnitude 5.1 quake struck at 9.45pm GMT (1.45pm local time). The epicentre was just 37km north of Anchorage, according to earthquake monitoring service EMSC. People in the area took to the EMSC site to share 15

December 6, 2018 6:55 AM Norfolk Island EARTHQUAKE: Australia island hit by Magnitude 6 quake on Ring of Fire

A MAGNITUDE 6 earthquake has shaken Australia’s Norfolk Island, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has said - the second to rock the South Pacific Ocean over the past 24 hours. This latest quake hit at a depth of 10km (six miles) about 681km (423 miles) northeast of Norfolk Island. There was no immediate tsunami warning after and no reports of damage 8

December 5, 2018 5:34 AM Tsunami alert after New Caledonia quake

A 7.5 magnitude quake has struck close to New Caledonia in the Pacific, with a tsunami alert issued for coasts within 1,000km (620 miles). The quake struck at a depth of 10km at 04:18 GMT, with its epicentre 168km east-south-east of Tadine, a town on one of New Caledonia's Loyalty Islands. New Caledonia is part of the Pacific's "Ring of Fire", where 8

December 5, 2018 5:09 AM TSUNAMI waves seen after two HUGE earthquakes strike off New Caledonia in Ring of Fire

TSUNAMI waves have been seen after two huge earthquakes struck near New Caledonia, one of 7.6 magnitude, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC). "Hazardous tsunami waves from this earthquake are possible within 1,000 km (600 miles) of the epicenter along the coasts of Vanuatu and New Caledonia," the PTWC said. Just four minutes earlier 14

November 30, 2018 8:08 PM Alaska earthquake today: Where was centre of Anchorage earthquake? How BIG was it?

A HUGE and powerful earthquake which prompted people to run from their offices and take cover under desks, but where was the centre of the earthquake? A powerful magnitude 7.0 earthquake has hit Anchorage, Alaska, the US Geological Survey has said. The USGS said the quake was centred about 8 miles north of Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city at 8.29am local 16

November 30, 2018 6:58 PM Alaska earthquake TODAY: Where is Anchorage

ALASKA was struck by a massive magnitude 7.0 earthquake today, sparking tsunami warnings, but where is Anchorage? Anchorage in Alaska was struck by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 8.29am local time (5.29pm GMT) on Friday. It was followed by a large 5.8 magnitude earthquake shortly afterwards. The US Tsunami Warning System has put a tsunami warning in place 18

November 29, 2018 1:59 PM California earthquake: 'Hard' earthquake RATTLES US and Mexican cities

A 4.1 earthquake has rattled California and parts of Mexico, with San Diego among the cities hit. A third said: “I heard the windows and building shake/settle and felt my chair shake, but didn't see anything move.” The earthquake will increase fears for the Big One - a long-overdue powerful earthquake which could wreak havoc on the US west coast 7

November 25, 2018 5:10 PM Iran earthquake: 6.3 tremor strikes on Iraq border

About 200 people were injured in the 6.3 magnitude quake on Sunday. The earthquake was at a depth of 65 kilometres (40 miles) and struck 114 km (70 miles) northwest of the city of Ilam. Six rescue teams were sent to the area, according to Iranian television. Houshang Bazvand, the governor of Kermanshah province, said: "About 200 to 210 people have been injured 23