Southern California has been rattled by its largest earthquake in two decades as a 7.1-magnitude tremor shook buildings and cut power supplies in parts of Los Angeles but did not cause major damage or deaths, officials said. The shallow quake struck near the small city of Ridgecrest on Friday at 8:19pm (3:19 GMT on Saturday), […]

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It has only been a few days since a lot of panicky WhatsApp messages went back and forth about a 10M-high tsunami about to strike Qatar’s shores soon. In the end, Qatar’s Meteorological Department had to step in to debunk the rumours, as we stated in THIS STORY. But this got us at Qatar Living […]

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Italy quake: Norcia tremor destroys ancient building

  • internetQatar
  • October 30, 2016
  • 4 min read

Towns and villages in central Italy have been hit by an earthquake for the fourth time in three months. The 6.6-magnitude quake – Italy’s strongest in decades – struck close to the region where nearly 300 people were killed by a quake in August. This time no-one appears to have died, but about 20 people […]

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