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September 18, 2018 9:29 AM Greece earthquake ALERT: TWO earthquakes hit in FOUR minutes

THE GREEK island of Crete was hit by two earthquakes in the space of four minutes, just days after a landslide injured seven people on the island of Zakynthos. Two earthquakes have struck off the coast of the Greek island of Crete, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quakes measuring 4.5 and 4.4 in magnitude struck at around 6am BST (8am local 6

September 12, 2018 7:09 AM Turkey earthquake: 5.2 tremor hits by British holiday hotspot Antalya

TURKEY has woken up to a 5.2 magnitude earthquake rocking the country this morning, around 92km from the popular tourist city of Antalya on the south coast of the country. Turkey, situated on major seismic fault lines, is regularly hit by earthquakes and the Aegean coast has witnessed several quakes since the beginning of 2017. In August 2017, an earthquake 6

September 10, 2018 9:03 PM Indonesia earthquake: Bali and Lombok ROCKED by 'strong' quake

A ‘STRONG’ earthquake has struck off the coast of Lombok, Indonesia, with people on the popular tourist island reporting being woken up by the shaking. The magnitude 5.2 tremor hit 62km north east of the city of Mataram, according to data by monitoring service CSEM/EMSC. People in the area reported their experience of the tremor on the CSEM website 10

September 6, 2018 4:30 PM Fiji earthquake: Pacific islands ROCKED by HUGE 7.8 magnitude earthquake

A HUGE earthquake has struck off the coast of Fiji. The powerful 7.8 magnitude tremor hit 66 miles east of the Fijian capital of Suva at 4.39pm BST (3.49am Friday local time). The earthquake was initially registered as an 8.1 magnitude by USGS but was later downgraded to a 7.8. Fiji sits on the Pacific 'Ring of Fire', a 25,000 mile-long area in which 12

September 6, 2018 12:53 AM Japan hit by ANOTHER shattering earthquake

JAPAN has been rocked by a second earthquake, which hit the northern island of Hokkaido, just hours after it was struck by a devastating quake which triggered massive landslides and left one person dead. The fresh earthquake hit 29km east of Tomakomai, a coastal city on Hokkaido. According to US earthquake specialist Charles Richter this is likely to have caused 21

August 26, 2018 12:15 AM Huge 6.1 earthquake hits Iran and Iraq

A STRONG 6.1 earthquake has hit Western Iran, near the border with Iraq. Last year a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck in the province of Jermansheh, near the border with Iraq. According to the Richter scale, the effects may include damage to a moderate number of well-built structures in populated areas and severe damage to poorly designed structures 12

August 25, 2018 7:23 PM Indonesia earthquake: Lombok RATTLED by strong 5.7 quake

LOMBOK, Indonesia has been rattled by a strong earthquake, with the tourist island already devastated by a huge earthquake earlier this month. The earthquake registered 5.7 magnitude, striking at a depth of 28 miles. According to the Paris based European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), it is the third earthquake felt in the Lombok region in the last 49 hours 10

August 19, 2018 6:12 PM Lombok earthquake MAP: Where did magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit Lombok?

LOMBOK has been hit by yet another strong earthquake, two weeks to the day after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed more than 460 people, but where has the latest tremor struck? A huge magnitude 6.9 earthquake has struck the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday, less than 11 hours after a 6.4 tremor. The quake struck at 9.56pm WIB (3.56pm BST), 2km south 14

August 19, 2018 4:04 PM Lombok earthquake: Red Cross SCRAMBLE to evacuate residents after HUGE 6.9 magnitude quake

THE INDONESIAN island of Lombok was hit by massive 6.9 magnitude earthquake on Sunday – watch shocking video footage of the Indonesian Red Cross scrambling to evacuate terrified residents. Earlier this month, a quake measuring 6.4 caused devastation on the island, which 460 casualties reported so far. On August 5 hundreds of homes were destroyed in a devastating 17

August 19, 2018 3:07 PM Indonesian holiday island of Lombok struck by second quake in a day

Two quakes have hit the island in a single day - just weeks after 7.0 tremors killed 460 people and left thousands displaced. The second quake struck about 5km (3.1m) south of the village of Belanting at a relatively shallow depth of 20km (12.5m), the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. There was no immediate tsunami alert from the Pacific Tsunami 10