UK Earthquake

When the World Goes Made

Jessica McGregor Johnson | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jessica McGregor Johnson

You will change your life if you begin to see where you are doing what you complain about in the world. Sure it is a smaller version than a full-blown war but it is a war never the less. Stop the inner war and you start a revolution.

A 7.1 Earthquake Hit Just Off The Coast Of Mexico

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake has hit just off the coast of southern Mexico, the US Geological Survey says, with two people reported dead in neighbouring...

As the Emergency Response Teams Leave, the British Red Cross Is Stepping Up Its Long-Term Recovery Efforts

Sir Nick Young | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK
Sir Nick Young

This week, the British Red Cross is launching a long-term recovery programme in the Philippines as the disaster-prone country continues to recover from super-storm Haiyan and braces itself for the onslaught of this year's typhoon season. But as we mark six months since the typhoon hit, many organisations specialising in emergency response are leaving and the levels of support have dwindled, even though the needs remain immense.

Second Quake Shakes Up Rutland Area

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK

Another earthquake has struck the Rutland area of the East Midlands - 24 hours after a tremor which shook houses for around 10 seconds. Initial dat...

Houses Shake In Rutland As Quake Hits

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK

A 3.2-magnitude earthquake has hit the Oakham area of Rutland. The British Geological Survey confirmed the quake, which was triggered at a depth ...

Massive Earthquake Strikes Chile, Sparking Tsunami Warnings

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

An enormous earthquake, measuring a magnitude of 8.2, has struck off northern Chile's coast causing a tsunami, and a climbing death toll. A 6.9 foo...

North Korean Coast Hit By Earthquake Sparking Fears Of Nuclear Test

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK

A magnitude 5 earthquake was recorded off the coast of North Korea on Tuesday morning, sparking fears that Kim Jong-un had carried out his promise to ...

Paris Hilton, Nicki Minaj Tweet After Earthquake Shakes LA

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

An earthquake was felt strongly across Los Angeles earlier today, provoking a mass reaction from celebrities in the area on Twitter. Stars like Par...

This Newsreader Looked Absolutely Terrified After An Earthquake Rocked His Live Broadcast

Posted 17.03.2014 | UK

Newsreaders are known for their cool, calm and considered reactions - especially when reporting breaking events. That was until today. This US news...

4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits North Devon And South Wales

PA | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK

Some coastal towns in south-west Britain have been shaken by a 4.1-magnitude earthquake, experts said. The British Geological Survey (BGS) said res...

An English DJ in America

DJ Fresh | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
DJ Fresh

The EDM parties I play are like American culture on steroids (or 'Molly' as Madonna apparently calls it). American youth is out in its untamed force... in the wild! A sea of happy faces swimming in an ocean of bright neon fabric under an LED sky.

Seattle Seahawks Fans 'Cause Minor Earthquake' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.12.2013 | UK Sport

The Seattle Seahawks' 34-7 win over the New Orleans Saints was hardly earth-shattering, but it did shake it up a bit. Boisterous fans at CenturyLin...

Reversing Atlantis: New Islands From Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Professor Dougal Jerram | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech
Professor Dougal Jerram

When a new island pops up, who actually owns it and has it ever caused a territory issue?? You have guessed it, the answer is actually a very interesting, YES! One of the most fascinating examples of a pop-up island, is that of Ferdinandea, a volcano offshore southern Sicily.

'Mamoris Chair' Turns Into An Earthquake Safety Helmet

Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.12.2013 | UK Tech

If an earthquake strikes and you're stuck without your high-impact safety helmet to hand, you might as well try and cover yourself with a chair. In...

Do Oarfish Deaths Spell An Impending Earthquake For California?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK

In the wake of two giant oarfish washing up on the Californian shoreline within a week, social media is awash with speculation that the rarely-seen be...

WATCH: New Island Emerges From The Sea After Quake

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK

A deadly earthquake in Pakistan has resulted in the creation of a new island of the country's coast. The 7.7 magnitude quake struck the province of...

North West Earth Tremors: More On The Way?

PA | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK

Aftershocks from two earthquakes that struck in the Irish Sea may be felt for days to come, it has been claimed. The Irish National Seismic Network...

Earthquake Hits Greece

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK

An earthquake has hit Greece, causing buildings to shake, it has been reported. The magnitude 5.1 quake was felt in Athens and rattled buildings fo...

Earthquake Rocks North Wales

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK

An earthquake close to North Wales has been felt over an area of 140km by people who reported "intense shaking". The epicentre of the earthquake in...

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure: Reducing Disaster Risks Around the World

Francis Ghesquiere | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK
Francis Ghesquiere

Every day, rapid growth and urbanization increase the exposure of people and assets to earthquakes, floods, storms and other natural hazards... While disasters affect everyone, it is the poor and vulnerable - women, children, the elderly, and those recovering from conflict - who are most exposed. When hazards strike, their homes in fragile and often low-lying environments take the brunt of the impact.

When the Walls Come Crashing Down, Just How Do You Make a Building Earthquake Proof?

Professor Dougal Jerram | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Tech
Professor Dougal Jerram

Most of us consider our homes our safe place, but they can be the real enemies in an earthquake... With the Pakistan-Iran quake of 24 April at 7.8 magnitude killing 35 people and with 1000s of homes destroyed by the quake, the question of how to make buildings earthquake proof is a very important one.

China Earthquake Kills Dozens, Injures Hundreds In Sichuan

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK

More than 100 people are known to have been killed and hundreds more injured after an earthquake in Sichaun province, China. According to state off...

Buddha Mountain: A China in the Movie

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Preetam Kaushik

Buddha Mountain by controversial (in China) filmmaker Li Yu is one such project that gives us a rare glimpse into middle-class Chinese lives and aspirations.

Worst Break-Up Ever? Ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald Speaks Out

Xavier Toby | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

Jilted lovers have been known to go to outlandish lengths to express their displeasure at the sudden ending of a relationship, but none so much as Ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald.

Earthquake Rattles East Midlands

PA | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK

A 2.9 magnitude earthquake has struck the east Midlands, the British Geological Survey said. The tremor was reported across Derbyshire, Leicestersh...