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News and updates about earthquake

When God pulls the plug—like the earthquake that hit New York

How was it, they asked, when the entire town was stricken by fear, closed shop, and conducted no other business even after the earth shook. Opinion.

When God pulls the plug—like the earthquake that hit New York

Earthquake in New York

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake shook the Greater New York area on Friday afternoon - one of the strongest tremors ever recorded.

Earthquake in New York

'The worst in 25 years'

4 dead, 711 injured, 77 missing in earthquake in Taiwan

7.4 magnitude earthquake rocks the entire island of Taiwan, collapsing buildings and creating a tsunami that washed ashore on southern Japanese islands.

4 dead, 711 injured, 77 missing in earthquake in Taiwan

Earthquake felt in northern, central Israel

Earthquake measuring 3.4 felt near Hadera, no reports of injuries or damage.

Earthquake felt in northern, central Israel

Earthquake felt in northern Israel

Earthquake measuring 3.8 shakes northern Israel; no reports of injuries or damage.

Earthquake felt in northern Israel

Japan orders evacuations following strong earthquake

Japanese PM urges residents of affected areas to evacuate, after series of earthquakes shakes island nation, bringing risk of tsunami.

Japan orders evacuations following strong earthquake

At least 111 dead in earthquake in northwestern China

Authorities say the earthquake's magnitude was 6.2. The quake hit the province of Gansu but was also felt in neighboring Qinghai.

At least 111 dead in earthquake in northwestern China

Morocco earthquake:

Israeli volunteers open medical clinics in remote villages

United Hatzalah opens medical clinics in Atlas Mountains to aid victims of Morocco earthquake.

Israeli volunteers open medical clinics in remote villages

Earthquake preparedness exercise in northern Israel

The IDF and Israel Dog Unit held a joint exercise today to improve response capabilities in case of an earthquake in Israel.

Earthquake preparedness exercise in northern Israel

Moroccan Interior Min.:

Friday earthquake left 2,500 dead, 2,476 injured

Concerns arise that number of dead may surpass Moroccan authorities' current estimates.

Friday earthquake left 2,500 dead, 2,476 injured

Following earthquake:

Minister of Health offers to send aid to Morocco

Health Minister Moshe Arbel writes to Moroccan counterpart, offers medical personnel and equipment to area struck by earthquake.

Minister of Health offers to send aid to Morocco

After earthquake:

PassportCard deploys plane to bring Israelis back from Morocco

Israeli insurance company acts to bring back policyholders after over 2,000 people killed in devastating earthquake in Morocco.

PassportCard deploys plane to bring Israelis back from Morocco

All Israelis accounted for after deadly Morocco earthquake

Director of the Department for Israelis Abroad at the Foreign Ministry calls on Israelis traveling for High Holidays to obey local law.

All Israelis accounted for after deadly Morocco earthquake

Israeli visiting Morocco:

'It felt like a terror attack, everything began to move'

Adam Or, an Israeli who was in Morocco when the earthquake struck Friday night, recounts the moments of panic.

'It felt like a terror attack, everything began to move'

MDA sends rescue teams to Morocco after earthquake kills 2,000

1 team to operate field hospital, another to perform search and rescue operations

MDA sends rescue teams to Morocco after earthquake kills 2,000

Morocco:

More than 2,000 dead in catastrophic earthquake

Earthquake measuring 6.8 damaged nearly every home near epicenter, report says.

More than 2,000 dead in catastrophic earthquake

Israeli rescue forces ordered to Morocco earthquake zone

Israel's most senior officials have declared that Israel will aid in the rescue efforts after a deadly earthquake in Morocco.

Israeli rescue forces ordered to Morocco earthquake zone

Moments of panic: Morocco earthquake captured on camera

Security cameras capture the moments when deadly earthquake shakes Morocco, as civilians run for their lives.

Moments of panic: Morocco earthquake captured on camera

IsraAID launches emergency response to Morocco earthquake

Israeli NGO deploying to worst-affected areas after magnitude 6.9 quake hits near Marrakech.

IsraAID launches emergency response to Morocco earthquake

In some areas of Beit Shemesh, air raid sirens aren't audible

Home Front Command promises to place new siren loudspeakers in distant neighborhoods - within the next year.

In some areas of Beit Shemesh, air raid sirens aren't audible

7.0 earthquake rocks Indonesia’s main island

No injuries or deaths reported after serious earthquake causes buildings to violently shake.

7.0 earthquake rocks Indonesia’s main island

Report:

Iran exploits earthquake in Turkey to fly weapons to Syria

Iran used earthquake relief flights to bring weapons and military equipment to Syria.

Iran exploits earthquake in Turkey to fly weapons to Syria

State comptroller warns:

Disaster in Turkey must shake the government in Jerusalem

According to a report by the state comptroller, 93% of structures that are in need of immediate fortification have yet to be reinforced.

Disaster in Turkey must shake the government in Jerusalem

Jewish earthquake survivors rescued, flown to Istanbul

Surviving members of Jewish community in southern Turkey devastated by earthquake rescued in special operation.

Jewish earthquake survivors rescued, flown to Istanbul

Earthquake in Turkey also felt in Israel

Magnitude 5 earthquake hits central Turkey and also felt in Syria, Lebanon and Israel.

Earthquake in Turkey also felt in Israel

Assad hates Israel more than he loves his people

Not even a devastating earthquake was enough for Bashar Assad to accept help from Israel.

Assad hates Israel more than he loves his people

Ministerial Committee on Civilian Emergency Preparedness formed

Cabinet approves PM Netanyahu's request to form committee on home front preparedness for disasters, including earthquakes.

Ministerial Committee on Civilian Emergency Preparedness formed

Turkey earthquake:

IDF mapping unit helps pinpoint search and rescue operations

Intelligence Corps' Unit 9900 uses satellite imagery to find destroyed buildings to send IDF forces to. Death toll nears 20,000.

IDF mapping unit helps pinpoint search and rescue operations

3rd earthquake in Israel in under 24 hours

Magnitude 3.9 quake in north follows 2 similar earthquakes southeast of city of Ariel.

3rd earthquake in Israel in under 24 hours

Watch: IDF forces rescue baby from rubble in Turkey

2-year-old in good condition after being pulled from rubble by Israeli soldiers assisting in Turkey following devastating earthquakes.

Watch: IDF forces rescue baby from rubble in Turkey

‘We are trying to get to those who are still alive’

United Hatzalah Emergency Rescue Mission in Turkey continues to assist in the rescue operation of earthquake victims.

‘We are trying to get to those who are still alive’

Another earthquake felt in Israel

Magnitude 3.4 earthquake's epicenter is close to epicenter of 3.5 magnitude quake on Tuesday night.

Another earthquake felt in Israel

Earthquake in Turkey:

'Time is critical to save lives because of extreme cold'

Israeli team rescues 2, including 12-year-old boy, in Kahramanmaraş. Another team attempting to rescue man in Marash.

'Time is critical to save lives because of extreme cold'

Watch: Baby born 'under' the rubble of Syrian earthquake rescued

Baby with its ambilocal cord still attached is rescued from the pile that used to be her family home as parents, 4 siblings pronounced dead.

Watch: Baby born 'under' the rubble of Syrian earthquake rescued

Is Iran smuggling weapons to Syria alongside earthquake aid?

Iran has been known to smuggle agents and weapons under the guise of Red Crescent operations. Is it up to its old tricks?

Is Iran smuggling weapons to Syria alongside earthquake aid?

Watch:

IDF forces fight the clock to save trapped earthquake victims

Videos show IDF search and rescue teams saving civilians trapped under rubble in southern Turkey following devastating earthquake.

IDF forces fight the clock to save trapped earthquake victims

Conference of Presidents: 'We pray for the victims'

Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations expresses support to Turkey and Syria after deadly earthquake

Conference of Presidents: 'We pray for the victims'

At least 55 PA Arabs killed in earthquake

i24NEWS speaks with PA security analyst, who says the Palestinian Authority has sent two rescue teams to Turkey and Syria.

At least 55 PA Arabs killed in earthquake

Preparing for an earthquake in Israel

The Israel Dog Unit works to help prepare Israel for a disaster on the same scale as Turkey has recently experienced.

Preparing for an earthquake in Israel

Turkey earthquakes:

IDF rescues three people from the rubble

Israeli aid mission rescues three people who had been trapped under the rubble and are still alive.

IDF rescues three people from the rubble

The aftershocks continue:

Another earthquake felt in Israel

Residents of Jerusalem and parts of Judea and Samaria report feeling an earthquake, which measured at 3.5 on the Richter scale.

Another earthquake felt in Israel

IDF medical aid delegation will depart to Turkey tomorrow

The "Olive Branches" delegation will establish a field hospital and provide medical assistance in the areas impacted by the earthquake

IDF medical aid delegation will depart to Turkey tomorrow

Israeli delegation with 10 tons of aid heads for Turkey

United Hatzalah sends 25 first responders, search and rescue experts and 10 tons of medical supplies and humanitarian aid after earthquake.

Israeli delegation with 10 tons of aid heads for Turkey

Earthquake:

President & wife of Jewish community of Antakia feared killed

"All other Jews appear to be accounted for," says Israel's ambassador to Turkey.

President & wife of Jewish community of Antakia feared killed

Death toll in Turkey-Syria earthquake could top 20,000, says WHO

More than 5,000 confirmed dead in devastating quake on Syrian-Turkish border, but officials say over 20,000 may have died.

Death toll in Turkey-Syria earthquake could top 20,000, says WHO

Earthquake survivor:

'I didn't believe something like this could happen'

Nissim Bar Shalom was in Gaziantep, epicenter of both devastating earthquakes. "Everything is in ruins."

'I didn't believe something like this could happen'

One day after the earthquake:

Israeli aid delegation lands in Turkey

After initial assessments, the rescue teams will make their way to the disaster-stricken areas to begin the rescue operations.

Israeli aid delegation lands in Turkey

Following earthquake:

Prisoners escape Syria prison which holds ISIS members

At least 20 prisoners take advantage of earthquake, escape prison in northwest Syria which holds mostly ISIS group members.

Prisoners escape Syria prison which holds ISIS members

Tel Aviv shows solidarity with Turkey

City hall of Tel Aviv lit with Turkish flag following the devastating earthquake that hit the country.

Tel Aviv shows solidarity with Turkey

Biden reaffirms readiness to assist Turkey after earthquake

US President speaks to Turkish President, says US will provide "any and all needed assistance" to Turkey.

Biden reaffirms readiness to assist Turkey after earthquake

National Rescue Unit head:

'We have resources to still save lives in Turkey'

Commander of Israeli rescue unit going to Turkey to help victims of two devastating earthquakes believes there is time to rescue survivors.

'We have resources to still save lives in Turkey'

Watch: Moment second quake hits Turkey caught on live broadcast

A TV crew is recording footage of rescue efforts from the first earthquake when the second one hits, brining down a nearby building.

Watch: Moment second quake hits Turkey caught on live broadcast

Turkey hit by another earthquake as death toll tops 1,900

7.5 magnitude earthquake reported in Turkey, hours after 7.8 magnitude quake kills nearly 2,000 in Turkey and neighboring Syria.

Turkey hit by another earthquake as death toll tops 1,900

Eye-witness relates:

'I woke up to find the room shaking, the walls crumbling'

Israeli in Turkish hotel: "All the windows shattered, emergency lighting failed, people were screaming outside."

'I woke up to find the room shaking, the walls crumbling'

Israeli first responders preparing for relief mission to Turkey

MDA and United Hatzalah offering to send rescue teams to Turkey after earthquake devastates Kahramanmaras region.

Israeli first responders preparing for relief mission to Turkey

Turkey

Watch: Woman rescued from building destroyed in earthquake

Search and rescue teams operating in Turkey pull woman from the rubble following deadly earthquake.

Watch: Woman rescued from building destroyed in earthquake

Earthquake kills 568 in Turkey and Syria, rattles Israel

The earthquake was felt in many parts of the country. It originated in central Turkey and measured 7.8 on the Richter scale.

Earthquake kills 568 in Turkey and Syria, rattles Israel

Rescue training in a rainstorm

The Israel Dog Unit prepares for disasters amid increasingly fierce winter weather.

Rescue training in a rainstorm

Greek earthquake felt in Israel

5.9 magnitude quake off of Rhodes felt in Tel Aviv and Cairo. No injuries or damage reported.

Greek earthquake felt in Israel

Major earthquake rocks parts of Northern California

Massive 6.4-magnitude quake shakes northern area of state, causing damage to homes and businesses.

Major earthquake rocks parts of Northern California