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January 10, 2019 9:31 PM Alaska earthquakes: Is THIS the reason for 98 earthquakes in Alaska in just 10 DAYS?

EARTHQUAKES have already begun to rock Alaska this year, with a staggering 98 quakes in 10 days. But is THIS the reason there have been so many quakes in Alaska? Alaska Earthquakes: There has been an increased level of seismic activity in Alaska of late (Image: GETTY/ USGS) Professor McGuire explained: “In Alaska, earthquake activity is increasing where 107

January 10, 2019 7:34 PM Is Alaska at risk of a tsunami to rival 1964?

ALASKA has seen a staggering 98 earthquakes in just 10 days, but is the US state at risk of a tsunami to rival that of 1964? Earthquakes today: Alaska has had nearly 100 earthquakes since the year began (Image: GETTY/ GOOGLE MAPS) Tsunamis are likely to occur around Alaska, and one still fresh in people’s minds is the tsunami which followed a mammoth 108

January 3, 2019 10:11 AM Japan earthquake hits: Japan coast struck by 5.0 magntude quake

JAPAN has been struck by a magnitude 5.0 earthquake today, in Kumamoto prefecture on the southern island of Kyushu. An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 hit southern Japan on Thursday but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said, and there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The quake, which 110

December 28, 2018 6:28 PM Is it safe to travel to Bali? Will Indonesia volcano Anak Krakatau erupt AGAIN?

THE ERUPTION of Anak Krakatau volcano triggered a huge tsunami which killed at least 430 people last Saturday, but is the volcano still erupting and what is the travel advice?   Indonesia is recovering from a huge tsunami which was triggered by volcanic activity of Mount Anak Krakatau volcano on Saturday. A three-metre (10 foot) high tsunami wave swept 106

December 27, 2018 11:18 AM Sicily earthquake: Watch aerial footage of dramatic aftermath of quake near Etna volcano

ITALIAN Police has released a shocking aerial footage of the dramatic aftermath of a 4.8 magnitude earthquake in Catania, Sicily, close to the volcano Mount Etna which continues to erupt. The terrifying video released by Italian Police forces shows Catania, the second largest city in Sicily, Italy, completely destroyed after a 4.8 magnitude earthquake 152

December 27, 2018 9:15 AM Venezuela earthquake: Carabobo ROCKED by 5.6 quake

VENEZUELA has been rocked by a 5.6 magnitude earthquake, with residents in the region of Carabobo reporting strong shaking. The 5.6 quake struck at 4.59am local time (8.59am GMT), at a depth of 6.2 miles. Residents left witness reports on earthquake-tracking website CSEM-EMSC. One said: “Very strong in Valencia, Carabobo.” Another said: “It was so strong 72

December 26, 2018 8:27 AM SICILY EARTHQUAKE: 4.8 magnitude quake hits active stratovolcano Mount Etna

It hit two days after Etna, Europe's highest and most active volcano, erupted, sending a huge column of ash into the sky and causing the temporary closure of Catania airport on Sicily's eastern coast. The earthquake hit at 3:19 a.m. (0219 GMT), prompting many people to run out of their homes and sleep in cars. Television footage showed damage to older 80

December 21, 2018 6:00 PM ‘When not if!’ Alaska could be hit by MORE massive quakes, seismologist warns

Ben van der Pluijm, a scientist at the University of Michigan, told Express.co.uk: “The November 30 quake was quite large, so lots of associated aftershock activity is expected, as we are indeed seeing. South Alaska's plate convergence zone hosted of one of largest megathrust quakes in history. Recent activity is reminder that it's a matter of time for large 104

December 16, 2018 2:48 PM Australia EARTHQUAKE: Huge 5.6 magnitude quake rocks coast of Western Australia

A MASSIVE 5.9 magnitude earthquake has hit Western Australia near Carnarvon this afternoon, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has reported. A 5.9 magnitude eathquake has struck Western Australia, 203km northwest of Carnarvon at 22.26pm local time (2.26pm BST) at a depth of 10km. Locals in Carnarvon reported feling tremors, after the massive 56

December 16, 2018 9:57 AM Indonesia earthquake: Huge 6.1 magnitude quake rocks Ring of Fire near Papua New Guinea

A MASSIVE 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck in Indonesia, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. The huge quake hit about 101 miles (168km) south-southwest of the town of Jayapura, the US scientific agency monitoring earthquakes and natural disasters said. The massive tremor, which struck at 9.42am, affected also the country neighbouring with Indonesia 98