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5.5-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Eastern Turkey

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake rocked eastern Turkey early Wednesday, shaking up a region already devastated by a temblor less than a month ago.Chana Ya'ar, 11/9/2011, 10:14 AM

Turkey Earthquake Death Toll Nears 600, Recovery Begins

Turkey has ended efforts to rescue victims of last week's 7.2-magnitude earthquake and has begun to focus efforts on helping the homeless.Chana Ya'ar, 10/30/2011, 5:55 PM

Miracles in Turkey's Disaster Zone

The temperature in eastern Turkey is falling. Search and rescue is becoming recovery, but there have been miracles in the earthquake zone.Chana Ya'ar, 10/26/2011, 5:30 PM

Earthquake Strikes Japan's Fukushima Prefecture

A moderate earthquake has struck northeastern Japan's Fukushima prefecture, home to the Dai-ichi nuclear complex damaged in a March tsunami.Chana Yaár, 10/26/2011, 12:55 PM

Israel Sending PreFab Homes After Turkey Earthquake

Israel has sent military planes carrying mobile homes to earthquake-stricken eastern Turkey.Chana Ya'ar, 10/26/2011, 10:16 AM

Israel to Aid Turkey After Quake

Despite the deep freeze in relations between Jerusalem and Anarka, the IDF will be flying equipment to Turkey to aid in rescue operations.Gabe Kahn., 10/25/2011, 9:04 PM

Expert Warns: Israel Unprepared for a Major Earthquake

Dr. Ephraim Laor: Israel is unprepared to deal with a major earthquake. We have the budget to prepare, but nothing is being done.Elad Benari, 10/25/2011, 7:55 AM

Video: Death Estimate in Turkey Quake Reaches 1,000

Search for survivors continues in Van province.Gil Ronen, 10/24/2011, 11:36 AM

Turkey: We Don’t Want Aid from Anyone

Ankara rejects offers of assistance from dozens of countries, including Israel, after earthquake.Gil Ronen, 10/24/2011, 12:16 AM

Bielsky Warns: Israel Not Ready for Quake

Israel must work on earthquake preparedness, says MK Bielsky. MKs discuss threat to Haifa.Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2011, 10:41 PM

Israel Offers Turkey ‘Any Help, Anywhere, Any Time’

President Shimon Peres tells Turkey that Israel will give whatever help necessary after earthquake. Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2011, 10:40 PM

Second Temblor Strikes Eastern Turkey; No Israelis Missing

The Israeli Consulate in Turkey says no Israelis are missing in the aftermath of earthquakes that struck Turkey.Chana Ya'ar, 10/23/2011, 4:30 PM

Video: Hundreds Killed in Powerful Earthquake in Turkey

Hundreds of people were killed in a powerful earthquake that struck eastern Turkey Sunday morning. Video shows panic in the streets. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/23/2011, 1:29 PM

Earthquake Cracks the Washington Monument

The 5.9 earthquake in Washington Tuesday caused cracks in the Washington Monument and false rumors of the ‘Leaning Monument of Washington.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 8/24/2011, 7:35 AM

Pentagon Evacuated During 5.8 Quake

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 struck near Washington, D.C., prompting an evacuation of the Pentagon.Gabe Kahn., 8/23/2011, 9:24 PM

Rare Quake Rocks Israel’s Coast

A rare earthquake struck Israel’s central coast Sunday, and tremors were felt as far south as Gaza. No one was injured. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/7/2011, 2:23 PM

Report: Israeli Who Died in New Zealand Quake was Mossad Spy

New Zealand media claims an Israeli who died in February's earthquake in Christchurch was Mossad spy.Elad Benari, 7/20/2011, 4:44 AM

Japan Rattled by 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake

Northeast Japan was rattled early Thursday by a 6.7-magnitude earthquake.Chana Ya'ar, 6/23/2011, 3:12 PM

Earthquake Report Designed to Scare; Is It Working?

Comptroller’s earthquake report expects a 7.5 quake to kill 16,000, leave 377,000 homeless. Cab. minister: Can’t prepare for worst-case scenario.Hillel Fendel, 3/28/2011, 3:00 PM

Magnitude 6.8 Quake in Burma Kills 75+, Injures 90+

Over 75 killed and 90 injured in magnitude 6.8 Burma quake; more than 130 buildings collapse.Gabe Kahn., 3/25/2011, 12:40 PM

Scientists Build Tool to Spot Ancient Earthquakes

Scientists at Tel Aviv University have created a new tool to help understand the patterns of ancient earthquakes. Chana Ya'ar, 3/17/2011, 3:47 PM

6 Israelis Still 'Unaccounted For' - FM Says 'Not Yet Missing'

Six Israelis are still unaccounted for in the aftermath of an 8.9-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Japan on March 11. Chana Ya'ar, 3/13/2011, 1:55 PM

Search & Rescue

, 3/11/2011, 12:00 AM

New Zealand Thanks Israel for Earthquake Aid

New Zealand has thanked Israel for its aid in the wake of a crippling earthquake in Christchurch. Three Israelis are dead, three are still missing.Chana Ya'ar, 3/3/2011, 2:59 PM

Policeman Rescues Torahs from Quake-Hit Synagogue

A New Zealand policeman forbade a Chabad rabbi from rescuing an earthquake-destroyed synagogue’s Torah scrolls - and instead, did it himself.Hillel Fendel, 3/3/2011, 1:55 PM

New Zealand: Searchers Find Bodies of Missing Israelis

Two Israelis were confirmed dead in the New Zealand earthquake, bringing the total Israeli death toll to three. Three missing.Maayana Miskin, 3/1/2011, 9:06 AM

More Israelis Feared Dead in New Zealand Earthquake

At least four Israelis may be dead or trapped alive in rubble from the New Zealand earthquake disaster, government officials said. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/23/2011, 1:44 PM

Israelis are Warned to Prepare for Earthquake

With no major earthquake since 1927, gov't has begun campaign for preparedness. Films of bookshelves crashing down atop baby cribs are part of it.Hillel Fendel, 1/20/2011, 11:18 AM

Southern Iran Struck by 5.4-Magnitude Earthquake, 16 Injured

At least 16 people were hurt in an earthquake that struck southern Iran Wednesday in a region that is home to a uranium ore purification facility.Chana Ya'ar, 1/5/2011, 3:30 PM

Earthquake in the North, None Hurt

A 3.6 earthquake shakes northern Israel, causing damage but no injuries.Maayana Miskin, 1/1/2011, 9:17 PM

Danger: Third Quake in Six Weeks in Nuclear Iran

A third earthquake in six weeks hits Iran, killing at least three people. Experts have warned of dire consequences of quakes in nuclear Iran.Hillel Fendel, 8/29/2010, 1:36 PM

Earthquakes Injure Hundreds in Iran; Nuclear Sites Not Damaged

Two powerful earthquakes hit Iran and more are feared. At least one person was killed and hundreds wounded. Nuclear sites were not damaged.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/1/2010, 5:07 AM

Light Quake Hits Northern Israel

No damage was reported in a light earthquake felt in northern Israel - the second in ten days.Hillel Fendel, 3/20/2010, 11:03 PM

Israel Unprepared for Earthquakes at Home

Israel is woefully unprepared for a natural disaster at home, such as a major earthquake, says retired State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss.Hana Levi Julian, 3/2/2010, 5:04 PM

Foreign Ministry: No Israelis Listed Among Dead in Chile Quake

No Israelis are listed among the victims of an 8.8-magnitude earthquake that hit central Chile on Saturday. At least 20 Israelis are in the area.Hana Levi Julian and Maayana Miskin, 2/28/2010, 1:22 PM

Torah Predicts Haiti Earthquake

, 2/4/2010, 12:00 AM

Builders Scare Knesset: 'Tens of Thousands Could Die in Quake'

A joint Knesset committee session hears of dangers of an upcoming earthquake in Israel and ways to deal with them. Hillel Fendel , 1/26/2010, 4:58 PM

United Nations: Send Them A Bill!

, 1/24/2010, 12:00 AM

All Israelis Accounted for in Haiti

The last Israeli believed missing has been accounted for in Haiti: Abie Nathan’s daughter has finally been able to reach her family.Hana Levi Julian, 1/15/2010, 12:50 PM

One Israeli Still Missing in Haiti Earthquake

Seven of the eight Israelis first reported missing in Haiti have been located following Tuesday’s mammoth earthquake. Israel sends field hospital.Hana Levi Julian, 1/14/2010, 2:08 PM

Three Israelis Believed Missing In Haiti Earthquake

Three Israelis are feared missing in the worst earthquake to hit Haiti in more than 200 years. Israeli rescuers are on the way.Hana Levi Julian, 1/13/2010, 2:38 PM

Israeli Team Heads for Quake-Struck Haiti; Fate of Jews Unknown

A delegation has left for Haiti to assess the aid needed by the island nation struck Tuesday by the worst earthquake in 200 years.Hana Levi Julian, 1/13/2010, 12:30 PM

Int'l Experts Ponder How to Protect Israel's Heritage Sites

A group of international experts is pondering how to protect Israel's heritage sites from being destroyed by vandals and natural disasters.Hana Levi Julian, 11/18/2009, 4:56 PM

Israel-Jordan Joint Earthquake Drill Held Despite Friction

A joint Israel-Jordan earthquake drill was held Monday despite continued friction over Arab riots on the Temple Mount and the status of Jerusalem.Hana Levi Julian, 11/10/2009, 1:55 PM

Successful Test of Cage to Protect Kids in Earthquake

The city of Jerusalem successfully tested an earthquake cage aimed at protecting schoolchildren. Test involved blowing up a school.Maayana Miskin, 9/14/2009, 6:38 PM

Israel Makes Waves by Simulating an Earthquake

Israeli scientists will simulate an earthquake in the Negev to fine-tune its earthquake advanced warning equipment.Avraham Zuroff, 8/25/2009, 11:43 AM