Earthquake News

Hundreds killed in Mexico City earthquake

Hundreds killed in Mexico City earthquake

20 September 2017 Tourism News

Hundreds of people have been killed following a 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Mexico. As many as 226 people are currently feared to have died in the incident, which saw damage to more than 100 buildings in the centre of Mexico City.

Deadly earthquake strikes central Italy

Deadly earthquake strikes central Italy

24 August 2016 Tourism News

An earthquake has struck central Italy killing at least 73 people and leaving dozens more trapped under rubble. Damage from the 6.2 quake was centred on the town of Amatrice, while a family of four are also believed to have been killed by collapsing rubble in the nearby town of Accumoli.

Tsunami strikes Solomon Islands

Tsunami strikes Solomon Islands

6 February 2013 Tourism News

A tsunami has hit the Solomon Islands after a strong earthquake struck the south Pacific region. Warnings were briefly in place for several Pacific nations following the 8.0 magnitude earthquake.

Costa Rica hit by 6.6 magnitude earthquake

Costa Rica hit by 6.6 magnitude earthquake

25 October 2012 Tourism News

A powerful 6.6 magnitude earthquake has struck the western coast of Costa Rica, according to reports from the United States Geological Survey. The quake was centred about 38 miles south of Liberia, Costa Rica, at a depth of 11.8 miles.

Italy earthquake kills four

Italy earthquake kills four

20 May 2012 Tourism News

Four people have died and dozens injured in a 6.0 magnitude earthquake in Northern Italy which hit at 4am local time, 22 miles north of the city of Bologna. It had a magnitude of 5.9 and struck at a relatively shallow depth of 6.3 miles (10km), according to the US Geological Survey.