Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits southern Iran

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake has struck Iran’s southern province of Bushehr, where a nuclear power plant is located, but there were no immediate reports of considerable damage. At least five people were injured, Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency reported. The epicentre of the earthquake on Sunday was the town of[…]

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Cape Town in shock after 3.5 magnitude tremors

Capetonians are still in shock after Tuesday morning’s tremors vibrated across various suburbs in the Cape Metropole. At 12.27am, some Capetonians woke up to hear their windows rattling, with many speculating the vibrations were indeed earth tremors. The US Geological Survey confirmed that a 3.5 magnitude tremor was felt across[…]

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No need for panic over tremors: geologist

World renown humanitarian aid organisation Gift of the Givers has assured that there is no need to panic after some residents in Cape Town were shaken by an earthquake at the weekend. There were no reports of any injuries, damage to property or infrastructure and no tsunami warning was issued.[…]

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Croatia’s Zagreb rocked by powerful earthquake

A powerful earthquake has struck north of Croatia’s capital, Zagreb, damaging buildings, burying vehicles in rubble and causing several fires. As firefighting and rescue operations were continuing at several locations across Zagreb on Sunday, news outlets reported that a 15-year-old was in critical condition and others were injured. GFZ German[…]

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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 damage. The US Geological Survey said the 5.1 magnitude quake struck 44 kilometres from the southwestern city of Borazjan and at a depth of[…]

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