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Multiple Earthquakes Strike Pacific Region, Including One In California

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 14:43:00 +0200ibtimes (en)

In the last 24 hours, three major earthquakes in the Pacific ring of fire and 19 earthquakes with magnitude more than 4.5 happened around the world, according to the U.S. Geological Survey data. The three major earthquakes happened in the New Caledonia, California and the Northern Mariana Islands,....

Two dead, 255 injured in Iran earthquake

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:55:00 +0200terradaily (en)

A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck western Iran near the border with Iraq early Sunday, killing two people and injuring more than 250, officials said. The shallow quake hit 26 kilometres (16 miles) southwest of the city of Javanrud in Kermanshah province, the US Geological Survey said, near....

Iran (Islamic Republic of): Information Bulletin n° 1 - Iran Quake

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 08:48:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake on the Richter scale hit, Tazehabad a city and the capital of Salas-e Babajani County, Kermanshah Province, Iran , on Sunday August 26, 2018 at 02:43 local time, killing 2 people and injuring 267. The epicenter of the earthquake was at 34.63o degrees north and 46.22o degrees east at the depth of 8 km.

Earthquake Rattles Iran, Leaves Hundreds Injured

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 04:23:00 +0200newsweek (en)

An earthquake rattled Iran ’s Kermanshah province early Sunday and left hundreds injured. There are plans for at least five rescue teams to search for casualties after the 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck close to the Iran-Iraq border, near the city Tazehabad, the Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.

Earthquake Rattles Iran, Leaves Hundreds Injured

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 04:18:00 +0200newsweek-USA (en)

An earthquake rattled Iran ’s Kermanshah province early Sunday and left hundreds injured. There are plans for at least five rescue teams to search for casualties after the 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck close to the Iran-Iraq border, near the city Tazehabad, the Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.

Two dead, 310 injured in Iran ...

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 20:19:00 +0200khaleejtimes (en)

Four earthquakes, including one at magnitude 6, shook temblor-prone western Iran on Sunday, killing at least two people and injuring 310, state media reported. The earthquakes in Iran's Kermanshah province come as some still remain homeless after a major 7.3 magnitude earthquake in November struck the same region, killing over 530 people.

5 Strong Earthquake Hits Iran, Killing Three and Wounding 253

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 20:16:00 +0200tolonews (en)

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck near the Iran ian city of Kermanshah, killing three and wounding 253, the Tasnim news agency reported on Monday. The majority of casualties were in the city of Tazehabad, northeast of Kermanshah, according to Tasnim, adding that two aftershocks above 3.0 on the Richter scale were also recorded.

Tsunami evacuation drill in Sawadi area of Oman

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 19:19:00 +0200timesofoman (en)

Muscat: Citizens and expats living in the Sawadi coastal area in Barka will take part in an evacuation, as the Sultanate participates in a simulated tsunami test in the Indian Ocean on September 4. “The aim of the exercise is to evacuate everyone that resides in the Sawadi coastal area to a safer....

Earthquakes in western Iran kill 2, injure 310

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 16:41:00 +0200newson6 (en)

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Four earthquakes, including one at magnitude 6, shook temblor-prone western Iran on Sunday, killing at least two people and injuring 310, state media reported. The earthquakes in Iran's Kermanshah province come as some still remain homeless after a major 7.

Iran earthquake injures more than 300 people

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 14:10:00 +0200vestnikkavkaza (en)

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake in the western Iran ian province of Kermanshah has killed at least three people and injured more than 300 others. There were reports that the quake was felt as far away as Baghdad. A shallow earthquake struck at 2:43 a.m. local time (2213 UTC) at a depth of about 10....

Iran (Islamic Republic of): Iran - Earthquake (GDACS, USGS, IRSC, Iranian Red Crescent, local media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 27 August 2018)

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 12:37:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 M at a depth of 10 km occurred in the western Iran ian region of Kermanshah on 25 August at 22.13 UTC. The epicentre was located 6 km south-west of the village of Nesfeh Kar and 26 km south-west of Javanrud city. The US Geological Survey's PAGER earthquake monitoring....

International mock tsunami drill in Oman in September

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 09:26:00 +0200muscatdaily (en)

Oman and several other countries bordering the Indian Ocean will take part in the large-scale tsunami simulation exercise on September 4 and 5. The Indian Ocean-wide exercise aims to increase tsunami preparedness, evaluate response capabilities in each country and improve coordination throughout the region.

At least one person is killed and another 140 wounded following a 6.1-magnitude earthquake in western Iran.

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 09:00:00 +0200presstv (en)

At least one person has been killed and over 140 people wounded following a 6.1-magnitude earthquake in western Iran . According to the US Geological Survey said the shallow quake struck about 88 kilometers west-northwest of Kermanshah on early Sunday. Some other sources put the magnitude of the quake at 5.

4 Strong Earthquake Hits Iran, Killing Three and Wounding 253

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 08:13:00 +0200tolonews (en)

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck near the Iran ian city of Kermanshah, killing three and wounding 253, the Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday. The majority of casualties were in the city of Tazehabad, northeast of Kermanshah, according to Tasnim, adding that two aftershocks above 3.0 on the Richter scale were also recorded.

Iran : trois morts et 243 blessés dans un séisme de magnitude 5,9

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 07:53:00 +0200french.china.org.cn (fr)

Crédit photo : VCG. Un séisme de magnitude 5,9 sur l'échelle ouverte de Richter survenu tôt dimanche dans l'ouest de l' Iran a fait au moins trois mort et 243 blessés, selon l'agence de presse semi-officielle Mehr. Selon le Centre sismologique iranien, l'épicentre de ce tremblement de terre qui a....

Earthquakes in western Iran kill 2, injure 310

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 05:20:00 +0200wboc (en)

By AMIR VADHAT Associated Press. TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Four earthquakes, including one at magnitude 6, shook temblor-prone western Iran on Sunday, killing at least two people and injuring 310, state media reported. The earthquakes in Iran's Kermanshah province come as some still remain homeless after a major 7.

Sismo en el noroeste de Irán deja al menos 2 muertos

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 04:46:00 +0200diarioelmercurio (es)

Un responsable de la Emergencia de Kermanshah Saeb Modarresí, informó que “seis heridos debido a la gravedad de sus lesiones fueron trasladados a centros de salud de Kermanshah pero los demás fueron tratados en el acto”, informó la agencia oficial iraní de noticias IRNA.

Strong earthquake hits northwest Iran

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 04:23:00 +0200euronews-en (en)

At least two people were killed and at least 100 were injured when a 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck in western Iran Kermanshah province early Sunday, said the general directorate of Kermanshah Province, as reported by Iran's government news agency IRNA (Islamic Republic News Agency).

2 killed, 241 injured in Iran earthquake

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 04:22:00 +0200omanobserver-om (en)

Tehran: Three earthquakes, included one at magnitude 6, have struck western Iran , with state media reporting at least two people killed and 241 injured. The US Geological Survey said two other earthquakes, measuring 4.4 and 4.2 magnitude, struck early today near the city of Javanrud in Iran’s Kermanshah province.

Oman to hold tsunami simulation exercise in Sept

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 04:22:00 +0200omanobserver-om (en)

Muscat: Oman will participate in the Indian Ocean Wave 18 on September 4, which is being organised by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC). The exercise, held every two years and attended by all countries bordering the Indian Ocean, will simulate a 9.

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