Tag: earthquake

Erupting Mount Etna volcano sparks EARTHQUAKE in Sicily, injuring ten and sending panicked villagers fleeing their homes as cracks appear in the street

A quake triggered by Mount Etna’s ongoing eruption jolted eastern Sicily before dawn Wednesday, slightly injuring 10 people and prompting frightened Italian villagers to flee their homes. Italy’s Civil Protection officials said the quake, which struck at 3.19am, was part of a swarm of some 1,000 tremors, most of […]

REVEALED: How an earthquake 11,109km away in CHILE could trigger a tsunami big enough to strike Sydney – as experts warn it’s only a matter of time until it happens

An earthquake as far away as Chile could trigger a tsunami big enough to strike Sydney, experts have warned. The South American nation lies roughly just over 11,109km away from Australia’s east coast city of Sydney. But this hasn’t stopped tidal waves caused by seismic activity in Chile hitting […]

Italy earthquake: Sicily rocked by 4.8 magnitude quake

ITALY has been rocked by an earthquake that injured dozens of people and wrecked buildings close to an active volcano. According to initial findings from firefighters, no significant structural damage has been sustained. In Biancavilla, Santa Maria di Licodia and Adrano there were reports of collapsed old rural houses […]