Australia experiences several earthquakes every year, according to experts—despite sitting in the centre of a tectonic plate.
With over 10 tremors in the past two months, we asked a seismologist if we need to add worrying about a big earthquake to the long list of things we’re currently worrying about.
“Even though the ground isn’t shaking, sometimes you feel like it is, and you get scared.”
Angry about bungled responses to natural disasters, Puerto Ricans hit the streets, guillotine in tow, to demand the governor step down.
One Year After a Devastating Tsunami and Earthquake, Palu Residents Are Still Trying to Get Back on Their Feet
Some residents of the Indonesian city have little to no choice but to risk their lives living in danger zones near the sea because there are limited job opportunities on land.
Part of a resort collapsed, but all is well on the island of the gods.
It’s still too early to tell the amount of damage caused by the quake.
Residents reported buildings swaying and cracks appearing in their walls.
The first Indian ever to win an election in Japan decided to take up the cause after serving curry to locals affected in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami disasters.
Many are believed to be trapped under collapsed buildings.
Survivors in the disaster-torn city in Sulawesi are still waiting for financial assistance from the government to rebuild their lives.
A government-commissioned survey found that fluid injection at a geothermal plant in Pohang was a probable cause for the destructive quake.