tsunami

Four dead, thousands without power after earthquake in Japan

The earthquake hit off the coast of Fukushima prefecture, home to a large nuclear power plant where a 2011 earthquake caused a severe disaster.

16/03/2022

Israeli AI tech will automatically assess damage from natural disasters in Japan

Sompo's use of GEOX's image analyzer as a risk assessment tool for buildings will allow it to reflect the appropriate level of risk for those insured for natural disasters.

Distress signal prompts UN concern after Tonga volcanic eruption

Initial reports suggested no mass casualties on the main island of Togatapu, but two people were reported missing and the capital Nuku'alofa was badly damaged.

By REUTERS
17/01/2022

Israel working to provide aid to Tonga after volcanic eruption

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid stated that Israel is exploring options to provide assistance through the Mashav aid agency.

16/01/2022

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes.

By REUTERS
15/01/2022

Tsunami warning after powerful quake in Indonesia, residents flee into streets

The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre estimated the magnitude at 7.7, placing it at a depth of 5 km (3.1 miles).

14/12/2021

Magnitude 7.2 quake hits northern Japan, 1 meter tsunami

Tohoku Electric Power Co has halted the Onagawa nuclear plant and is checking for any irregularities, NHK said.

By REUTERS
20/03/2021
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Chile regrets panic triggered by mistaken tsunami warning after quake

The ministry sent a message to cellphones around the country urging people to abandon coastal areas, though the ministry later said it was sent in error.

By REUTERS
24/01/2021
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Archaeologists discover massive tsunami hit Israel during Neolithic era

The research team suggests that what may have happened to cause the tsunami was a reverberation effect of an earthquake occurring along the Dead Sea Transform.

30/12/2020
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