Small quake shakes buildings in California

Small quake shakes buildings in California

A small 3.8 magnitude earthquake has shaken buildings in Oakland, California, the US Geological Survey (USGS) says. There were no immediate signs of damage from the quake, said Reuters witnesses in both Oakland and San Francisco. The quake struck abou three kilometres east-northeast of Oakland, at a shallow depth of …

Sichuan earthquake: Tenth anniversary of 2008 quake marred by police crackdowns, violence

Sichuan earthquake: Tenth anniversary of 2008 quake marred by police crackdowns, violence

Posted May 14, 2018 17:57:17 Over the weekend as Beijing observed the 10th anniversary of the devastating 2008 Sichuan earthquake, Chinese authorities cracked down on unauthorised memorials for the event, raiding one large church commemoration and leaving one Hong Kong journalist beaten. Key points: Over 200 members from local Sichuan …

Papua New Guinea’s FM talks Australia’s efforts to help with quake recovery, China in the Pacific

Papua New Guinea’s FM talks Australia’s efforts to help with quake recovery, China in the Pacific

Posted April 10, 2018 09:58:50 Video: PNG is looking toward Australia and China to aid in development (The World) Papua New Guinea’s Foreign Minister says his country is looking to draw on Australia’s expertise to better respond to future natural disasters after the massive earthquake that devastated PNG’s Highlands in …

PNG earthquake: Women and children facing ‘double trauma’ from quake and tribal fighting

PNG earthquake: Women and children facing ‘double trauma’ from quake and tribal fighting

Posted April 02, 2018 07:23:51 Photo: The PNG Government says 35,000 people have been displaced by the earthquake. (ABC News: Eric Tlozek) Made homeless by tribal enemies who kidnapped and gang-raped her last year, *Mary fled to a neighbouring village in Papua New Guinea’s highlands to seek shelter. “I was …