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Earthquake likely in 4 states, FCT – NASDRA warns

The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) has warned that communities in four states and Abuja may likely witness earthquake. The Director General of NASRDA, Prof. Seidu Mohammed, said Mpape in Abuja, Kwoi in Kaduna, Ijebu-Ode in Ogun, Shaki in Oyo and Igbogene in Bayelsa may likely be the epicentres

Abuja tremor: No possibility of earthquake, FEMA assures residents

FCT Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, on Friday assured residents of the territory that there was no likelihood of earthquake within the territory and the country, after the earth tremor in Mpappe and its environs on Thursday. Residents in the Federal Capital Territory were alarmed by the sudden shake of the earth in the

Multiple quakes hits Indonesia’s lombok island, killing 10

A series of powerful earthquakes have rocked the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, killing at least 10 people and setting off fresh waves of panic after nearly 500 died there following a huge tremor two weeks ago. The quakes hit throughout Sunday, with the first measuring 6.3 shortly before midday which

Strong aftershock sparks fresh panic to Indonesia’s quake-hit lombok

A strong aftershock struck Indonesia's Lombok Thursday, causing panic among evacuees already traumatised by a devastating earthquake that killed more than 160 on the holiday island four days earlier. The 5.9-magnitude quake struck at a shallow depth in the northwest of the island, the US Geological Survey said, even as relief

Indonesia quake: over 100 dead, thousands still stranded

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that hit Indonesia’s tourist island of Lombok topped 100 on Tuesday as rescuers found victims under wrecked buildings, while thousands left homeless in the worst-affected areas waited for aid to arrive. A woman was pulled alive from the rubble of a collapsed grocery store

500 hikers trapped after powerful earthquake in Indonesia

Indonesia mounted a rescue operation Monday to reach more than 500 hikers and guides stranded by landslides on an active volcano on Lombok, a day after a powerful earthquake struck the holiday island. Helicopters and search teams have been deployed to scour the slopes of Mount Rinjani, which is crisscrossed with

Powerful earthquake kills at least 10 in Indonesia

A powerful earthquake has struck a popular tourist destination in Indonesia, killing at least 10 people leaving dozens injured. The 6.4 magnitude quake was followed by two strong secondary quakes and more than 60 aftershocks. Officials said the quake hit the central Indonesian island which attracts tourists from around the world of