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Scores Killed in Himalayan Quake

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 3:06 am (UTC-5)
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Rescue workers are continuing to battle damaged roads and landslides in an effort to reach areas struck by Sunday’s Himalayan earthquake that killed at least 100 people. The 6.9-magnitude quake was centered in the Indian state of Sikkim but caused damage and fatalities across northeastern India, Nepal and the Chinese region of Tibet. Authorities say […]

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Rescue Teams Reach Epicenter of Deadly Himalayan Quake

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 8:51 am (UTC-5)
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Rescue teams have closed in on the remote epicenter of Sunday’s earthquake that killed at least 81 people in northeastern India, Nepal and the Chinese region of Tibet, but many communities remain cut off. Multiple landslides, fog and heavy rain had prevented many rescue workers from reaching the impact zone. On Tuesday, air force helicopters […]

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Weather Hampers Rescue Efforts as Death Toll in Himalayan Quake Reaches 79

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 4:25 am (UTC-5)
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Severe weather continued Tuesday to complicate rescue efforts near the remote epicenter of an earthquake that has so far left at least 79 people dead in northeastern India, Nepal and the Chinese region of Tibet. The magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck Sunday in the sparsely-populated, mountainous Indian state of Sikkim – a region popular with tourists […]

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Six Earthquakes Strike Guatemala in 12 Hours

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 4:25 am (UTC-5)
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Six separate earthquakes in 12-hours struck the Central American nation of Guatemala Monday and Tuesday, killing at least three people and causing buildings in the capital, Guatemala City, to shake. The largest quake, with a magnitude of 5.8, hit just after noon local time . The quake, like the other five, was centered some 52 […]

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Four Earthquakes Strike Guatemala, Three Dead

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 12:30 am (UTC-5)
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Four separate earthquakes struck the Central American nation of Guatemala on Monday, killing at least three people and causing buildings in the capital, Guatemala City, to shake. The largest quake, with a magnitude of 5.8, hit just after noon local time . The quake, like the other three, was centered some 52 kilometers south of […]

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Death Toll in Himalayan Quake Reaches 70

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 9:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Rescue workers in India are facing a second day of the grim search for victims of a magnitude 6.9 earthquake that killed at least 70 people and left many others missing in northeastern India, Nepal and the Chinese region of Tibet. After spending Monday battling heavy rains and landslides, rescuers hoped for a break in […]

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Three Earthquakes Strike Guatemala, 3 Dead

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 6:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Three separate earthquakes struck the Central American nation of Guatemala on Monday, killing at least three people and causing buildings in the capital, Guatemala City, to shake. The largest quake, with a magnitude of 5.8, hit just after noon local time . The quake, like the other two, was centered some 52 kilometers south of […]

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Rain, Landslides Hamper Himalayan Quake Relief

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 5:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Heavy rains and landslides are hampering the search for survivors of a magnitude 6.9 earthquake that killed at least 63 people and left many others missing in northeastern India, Nepal and the Chinese region of Tibet. Indian Air Force helicopters made several food drops to villagers late Monday in the mountainous Indian state of Sikkim, […]

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5.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Guatemala

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 4:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The Central American nation of Guatemala has been struck by an earthquake with a 5.8 magnitude. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was registered at a depth of 39 kilometers and was centered some 50 kilometers south of the capital, Guatemala City. Early reports say the quake, which struck at mid-day local time , […]

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Helicopters Drop Food for India Quake Survivors

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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Indian authorities have begun air-dropping relief supplies to survivors of an earthquake that killed at least 63 people in northeastern India and neighboring countries. Authorities said Monday Indian Air Force helicopters made several food drops to villagers in the mountainous state of Sikkim, the epicenter of the magnitude 6.9 earthquake that struck the region a […]

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