Showing posts with label 7.7-magnitude earthquake. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 7.7-magnitude earthquake. Show all posts

Monday, November 14, 2016

Two deaths, tourist town cut off after severe New Zealand quake

Emergency services were trying to reopen communications and transport to the tourist town of Kaikoura after a deadly earthquake rocked much of New Zealand early Monday.

Saturday, January 05, 2013

7.7 quake hits west of Alaska coast, regional tsunami warning issued/tsunami warning canceled/Σεισμός μεγέθους 7,7 βαθμών της κλίμακας Ρίχτερ στην Αλάσκα

A 7.7-magnitude earthquake has struck the western coast of Alaska. A tsunami warning has been issued for Alaska and British Columbia.
Craig, Alaska, is the city nearest to the epicenter of the quake, the US Geological Survey reported.
The tremor occurred at a depth of 6 miles (9.6 kilometers) at 8:58am GMT.
Local residents wrote on Twitter that they have received alerts to evacuate the beaches.

EL News