Yesterday's tragic earthquake in central Italy (magnitude 6.2) was the result of complex tectonic forces that are at work in the region. Torn from the Eurasian Plate as the Tethys Sea opened (some 200 million years ago) the land that is now Italy became part of the African Plate, moving southward in concert with the other Continents of Gondwanaland. Show More Summary
In the wake of the 6.2 magnitude earthquake in Italy that killed more than 240 people and injured many more, a group of Italian restaurants in NYC are doing their part to aid in the relief effort. At least eight restaurants are donating...Show More Summary
A 6.8 magnitude earthquake killed three people and damaged at least 187 ancient Buddhist structures in Myanmar on Wednesday, striking the heart of the country’s storied temple city of Bagan. Authorities sealed off access to some of the...Show More Summary
People and organizations have rushed to help after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake rocked central Italy on Wednesday, killing at least 241 people. The worst hit towns were Accumoli, Amatrice, Posta and Arquata del Tronto. The mayor of Accumoli...Show More Summary
The death toll from the magnitude 6.2 earthquake in central Italy rose to 250 people, with 365 injured, Civil Protection Department spokeswoman Immacolata Postiglione said at a briefing Thursday.
A magnitude 6.8 earthquake shook central Myanmar on Wednesday, damaging many historic temples dating back to the 11th century. In an ironic twist, much of the damage was actually sustained by modern building materials, which Myanmar’s...Show More Summary
Yesterday, a massive 6.1 magnitude earthquake rocked central Italy. It was followed by nearly 200 aftershocks, devastating whole towns and burying residents under rubble. Over 4,000 rescuers have been dispatched and the death toll has jumped to 247, the BBC reports. Read more...
“At least four people were killed and at least 171 pagodas were damaged in Bagan after a 6.8 magnitude quake struck the area on Wednesday. … The city is one of Myanmar’s top tourist attractions, drawing visitors from all over the world who can view a panorama of temples stretching to the horizon flanked by […]
The death toll from the magnitude 6.2 earthquake in central Italy stands at 241 people, not the previously reported 247, the Civil Protection Department clarified Thursday.
Central Italy woke early Wednesday morning to a devastating magnitude 6.2 earthquake, which took at least 160 people's lives and injured at least 268 others
A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck central Italy on Wednesday morning, killing at least 247 people in the small towns in that area. Disaster relief organizations are already working hard to rescue survivors and search for more of them. Show More Summary
Italian rescue workers toil through night after 6.2 magnitude quake hits central Italy, killing at least 247 people.
Early Wednesday morning, a 6.2 magnitude earthquake rattled central Italy, crumbling thousands of homes and killing dozens in a death toll that mounted for hours after rescuers began digging by … Click to Continue »
A powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck central Myanmar Wednesday, killing at least one person and damaging around 60 pagodas in the ancient city of Bagan, officials said. The quake, which the US Geological Survey said hit at a depth...Show More Summary
Early Wednesday a 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck central Italy, killing at least 120 people and trapping countless others under debris. To help ease communications for search and recovery, multiple disaster relief institutions are urging locals to temporarily remove their WiFi passwords. Source: Red Cross
Yesterday they were three charmingly historic towns in central Italy, tracing their heritage back at least as far as the Middle Ages. Then a deadly 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck the region early Wednesday morning, and the streets of...Show More Summary
Search and rescue crews are using whatever they can to locate survivors from a magnitude 6.2 earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble early today. The death toll stood at 120, but certainly will rise said officials. Show More Summary
Obama in a phone call with Italian President Sergio Mattarella said the United States is prepared to provide any aid necessary in the aftermath of the 6.2 magnitude earthquake.
A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck Italy early Wednesday, leaving more than a hundred people dead and thousands more displaced. As the death toll climbed and the country reeled from the disaster, Pope Francis postponed a planned portion of his weekly general audience to lead thousands of pilgrims through a prayer in St. Show More Summary