Earthquakes

February 23, 2020 - 4:09 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Seven people were killed in Turkey in a magnitude 5.7 earthquake that struck western Iran early Sunday morning, Turkish Interior Minister Suleiman Soylu said. The quake centered on the Iranian city of Khoy and affected villages in the Turkish province of Van. Soylu told a news...
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February 23, 2020 - 3:49 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Seven people were killed in Turkey in a magnitude 5.7 earthquake that struck western Iran early Sunday morning, Turkish Interior Minister Suleiman Soylu said. The quake centered on the Iranian city of Khoy and affected villages in the Turkish province of Van. Soylu told a news...
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February 14, 2020 - 12:07 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.8 shook Greece's southeastern Aegean Sea islands Friday, officials said. No damage or injuries were reported. The University of Athens' Geodynamic Institute said the undersea quake had an epicenter 39 kilometers (24 miles)...
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Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald celebrates with supporters after topping the poll in Dublin central at the RDS count centre in Dublin, Ireland, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
February 10, 2020 - 12:54 pm
DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland braced for weeks of political uncertainty Monday after an earth-shaking election that saw the Irish Republican Army-linked party Sinn Fein — long shunned by its bigger rivals — take the largest share of votes. In a surge that upended Ireland’s traditional two-party system, the...
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Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald celebrates with supporters after topping the poll in Dublin central at the RDS count centre in Dublin, Ireland, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
February 10, 2020 - 11:19 am
DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland braced for weeks of political uncertainty Monday after an earth-shaking election that saw the Irish Republican Army-linked party Sinn Fein — long shunned by its bigger rivals — take the largest share of votes. In a surge that upended Ireland’s traditional two-party system, the...
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February 10, 2020 - 10:54 am
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — A fast response by the European Union to the earthquake in Albania that killed 51 people has increased the bloc’s popularity among the tiny Western Balkan country’s population, according to an EU official. A survey published Monday on the Albanian public perception of the EU...
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Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald celebrates with supporters after topping the poll in Dublin central at the RDS count centre in Dublin, Ireland, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
February 10, 2020 - 9:17 am
DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland’s political parties were scrambling to adjust to a new reality Monday after an earth-shaking election that saw the left-wing nationalist party Sinn Fein win the biggest share of votes. Sinn Fein, the party historically linked to the Irish Republican Army and its violent...
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Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald celebrates with supporters after topping the poll in Dublin central at the RDS count centre in Dublin, Ireland, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
February 10, 2020 - 5:38 am
DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland’s political parties were scrambling to adjust to a new reality Monday, after an earth-shaking election that saw the left-wing nationalist party Sinn Fein win the biggest share of votes. Sinn Fein, the party historically linked to the Irish Republican Army and its violent...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 4 photo, Martin G. Brumbaugh School kindergarten teacher Nydsy Santiago walks past curtains set up to provide shade for her students under a gazebo at a municipal athletic park in Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico. Some children in Puerto Rico have been left out of school nearly a month after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit the island and forced officials to permanently close dozens of public schools, prompting more homeschooling and some teachers to voluntarily find an appropriate outdoor location and resume classes with permission from parents. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
February 06, 2020 - 10:22 am
SANTA ISABEL, Puerto Rico (AP) — Class was about to start when a father drove up to a gazebo that Nydsy Santiago had converted into a makeshift preschool and pulled her aside. Could she please, he wondered, take his daughter as one of her students? Santiago declined with a heavy heart and explained...
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February 06, 2020 - 5:42 am
ATHENS (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 struck central Greece on Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The Geodynamic Institute said the quake struck at 11:24 local time (0924 GMT) around 240 kilometers (150 miles) northwest of the capital,...
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