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31 Oct 2021
CCTV footage shows the ground shake in Taipei City as a strong earthquake strikes northeastern Taiwan. Taiwan's central weather bureau said the quake was of magnitude 6.5, the biggest on the island this year, while the US Geological Survey gave a lower figure of 6.2. There were no immediate reports of widespread damage.
3 Oct 2021
A TV studio shakes as presenters for the Australian national broadcaster react to a shallow earthquake which was felt in Melbourne. Although the show was off-air at the time the pair where chatting when the room began to shake. The rare quake hit east of the city just after 9:00am local time (2300 GMT) and was felt hundreds of kilometres (miles) away.
23 Sep 2021
Debris lies on Chapel Street in Melbourne after a shallow quake shook southeastern Australia early Wednesday.
22 Sep 2021
CCTV footage shows a ski run at Mount Buller during an earthquake that shook southeastern Australia. The US Geological Survey put the magnitude of the quake at 5.8, later revised up to 5.9, and said it struck at a depth of 10 kilometres (six miles).
5 Sep 2021
In a makeshift camp that has served as a refuge for many women since Haiti's earthquake, survivors say they fear for their safety and that of their children. "We suffer, we have no access to toilets. We can't pee. Everyone is looking at you," says Vesta Guerrier, who lives in the Gabions camp along with 200 other refugees. The 7.2-magnitude quake that struck in August killed over 2,000 people and flattened or heavily damaged tens of thousands of homes.
22 Aug 2021
Doctors and nurses from home and abroad are struggling against a range of logistical difficulties to get people patched up before a storm hits Haiti. Rebels hold key roads and infection is spreading.
16 Aug 2021
The death toll from a devastating earthquake in Haiti rose to 1,297 on Sunday as neighboring countries rushed to send aid and rescuers scrambled to find survivors buried beneath the rubble before a tropical storm hits.
16 Aug 2021
At least 304 people have been killed in a powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti, toppling buildings in the disaster-plagued Caribbean nation still recovering from a devastating 2010 quake.
26 Jan 2021
Rescuers race to find anyone still alive under the rubble of a flattened hospital as death toll from a powerful earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island has jumped to at least 73, authorities say.
25 Jan 2021
Medics at the Mamuju Regional Hospital battle exhaustion and the risk of Covid-19 as they race to treat scores of people injured by a devastating earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island. Most of the patients are treated under tents after the hospital's main building was damaged.
18 Jan 2021
A powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Friday 15 January 2021, killing at least 34 people, levelling a hospital and severely damaging other buildings. President Joko Widodo expresses condolences and asks people to stay alert over extreme weather.
4 Nov 2020
A 3-year-old girl is rescued from the rubble of destroyed buildings in western Turkey 91 hours after a large earthquake hit on Friday 30 October. At least a hundred people have been killed in the quake and two people were rescued from the debris.

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