Earthquakes

Newsreader Gives Absolute Masterclass In Keeping Cool During New Zealand Earthquake Broadcast

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK

A newsreader gave a masterclass in keeping cool under pressure when she kept broadcasting despite her studio being rocked by a massive earthquake. Vic...

Italian Priest Blames Rash Of Earthquakes On Gay Civil Unions

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK

The Vatican has condemned a Catholic radio station after an Italian priest claimed recent earthquakes in the country were “divine punishment” for ...

Earthquake Expert Warns California To Brace Itself For A Big One

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK

Part of Southern California which lies on the San Andreas fault is set for a large and long overdue earthquake, an expert has warned. Thomas Jordan, d...

A Huge Earthquake Has Left Dozens Dead In Ecuador

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 17.04.2016 | UK

Dozens of people have died after Ecuador was hit by the strongest earthquake in decades - and the death toll is continuing to rise. The quake is belie...

'We Will Rebuild': Social Media Mocks Paltry Rutland Earthquake

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.8 has been recorded in Rutland. The epicentre of the quake was north of Oakham, with residents also reporting f...

Forget Hoverboards, Our Houses Could Soon Lift Off Above Earthquakes

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Tech

In what may prove to be the most science fictionesque development in disaster relief, Arx Pax hoverboard inventors claim their technology can now lift...

A Second Huge Earthquake Has Just Struck Nepal

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Louise Ridley | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK

A earthquake of 7.3 magnitude has struck Nepal, just two weeks after a devastating quake killed at least 8,000 people in the country. The US Geolog...

Earthquake Rattles Rutland - But Only Tremors Are On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK

The second earthquake in two days struck the UK on Wednesday night prompting fear, shock and general calamity. Crack in pot gets slightly larger #R...

There Is A Massive Hidden Ocean Under The United States

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists have discovered a massive reservoir of water 400 miles below the United States. The discovery appears to confirm that water actually fil...

It's Top Trumps... but of the Explosive Variety!

Professor Dougal Jerram | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Tech
Professor Dougal Jerram

Yes, Volcano Top Trumps has just been released, and I have just gone out and bought 10 just for good measure. I open my pack, the rest a mixture of presents and prizes at talks, and I flick through to make sure my favourite is there.

The Next Great Earthquake Detector Could Already Be In Your Pocket

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists looking for new ways to track and study earthquakes have said it would be really helpful if everyone carried around small devices capable o...

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...

THIS JUST IN: Welsh Earthquake 'Caused By The Apprentice's Alex Raising His Eyebrows'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Comedy

It has been confirmed that an earthquake which rocked Wales on Tuesday night was caused when Alex Mills - a contestant on 'The Apprentice' - raised hi...

'It's A Travesty'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK

The British scientific community has reacted with dismay at the jailing of six Italian scientists and an ex-government official over the deadly 2009 L...

Italian Experts Jailed For Failing To Predict Earthquake

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK

Seven Italian experts have been convicted in a criminal court of failing to warn of the deadly 2009 L'Aquila earthquake in a case that has sparked out...

Verdict Due For Italian Scientists Blamed For Not Predicting Major Earthquake

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK

Six Italian scientists and an ex-government official will discover on Monday whether they will be found guilty of manslaughter over a 2009 earthquake ...

Catastrophe Insurance Market Recovers After Dire 2011

Charlie Thomas | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK

Specialist insurance market Lloyd's of London announced its most profitable half-year results since 2008. Lloyd’s, a marketplace in London where ...

Earthquake In Italy Leaves Six Dead

Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 20.05.2012 | UK

The strongest earthquake to hit Italy in three years has left at least six people dead, 50 others injured and several factories and historical buildin...

International Disaster? There's An App For That

PA | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Politics

A smartphone natural disaster "app" is in the pipeline under Government plans to exploit new technology to help victims of floods, famines and earthqu...

Toads Could Be Used To Predict Earthquakes, Says Study

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 01.12.2011 | UK

The strange behaviour of animals before earthquakes has often made it seem that nature might know of seismic movements before humans. However, scienti...

Fracking 'Probable' Cause Of Quakes In Lancashire

PA | Posted 02.01.2012 | UK

A controversial "fracking" technique to extract gas from the ground was the "highly probable" cause of earth tremors which hit Lancashire's Fylde coas...

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Tracy-Ann Oberman Talks Riots, Apocalypse And 'Earthquakes In London'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

"We live in strange times where there is so much poverty and starvation and yet so much excess. With economic collapse and an earthquake every other m...