Tennis star Naomi Osaka announced that she will donate her winnings from the 2021 Western & Southern Open to help the victims of an earthquake that hit Haiti on Saturday morning.
Death toll: The 7.2-magnitude earthquake has left at least 1,297 people dead and over 5,700 injured, forcing the Haitian government to declare a state of emergency, CNN reported.
Taiwan’s biggest Pokémon Go fan spent nearly half an hour turning off the excessive alarms caused by a glitch in the government’s earthquake alert system.
A 7.7 magnitude earthquake that rocked the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia on Friday was followed by a tsunami hours after authorities lifted its warning.
Footage of a six-foot wave crashed into the city of Palu, knocking down everything in its path, including trees and buildings, while residents ran for their lives screaming.
A 6.7 magnitude earthquake recently shook Hokkaido, Japan’s northernmost prefecture, as other parts of the country recover from the devastation caused by Typhoon Jebi that wreaked havoc earlier this week.
The earthquake hit southern Hokkaido at around 3 a.m. on Thursday at the depth of 40 kilometers (24 miles) with its epicenter said to be located east of the city of Tomakomai, according to Japan’s Meteorological Agency via TIME.
A video of an imam who stayed inside a mosque to lead a prayer in the middle of the recent Indonesian earthquake has gone viral on social media.
The Islamic leader named Arafat was preaching at the Musholla As-Syuhada mosque in Denpasar, Bali when the 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck near the neighboring island of Lombok.
Surveillance footage taken from a cat cafe in Japan shows how felines react before, during, and after a massive earthquake that rocked Osaka and nearby areas last month.
The video starts out like any other day in CATchy, a cat cafe located in neighboring Wakayama prefecture, as the feline residents chill out on their favorite spot in the shop, according to SoraNews24.
While everyone was busy dealing with traffic and cleaning up after the strongest earthquake to hit Osaka, Japan, in decades, one otaku was caught in an embarrassing situation that most teenagers would consider their worst nightmare.
The city of Osaka was rocked by a 5.3 magnitude earthquake on June 18 at about 7:58 a.m., according to CNN.
Japan Has a 40% Chance Of Being Destroyed by a ‘Super Earthquake’ in the Next 30 Years, Scientists Warn
Japanese scientists have warned of a huge chance of a devastating earthquake coming to Japan within the next three decades that is comparable to the 2011 earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tōhoku which left over 15,000 people dead.
In a statement on Tuesday, a panel of experts from the Headquarters for Earthquake Research Promotion revealed that there is a 7- 40% probability of a powerful tremor over 8.8 magnitude on the Richter scale hitting the island of Hokkaido in the next 30 years, potentially killing about a thousand people.
An employee of a store is being praised by many netizens after he selflessly protected two terrified customers during a horrific 5.4 magnitude earthquake that hit Pohang, South Korea, on Nov. 15.
CCTV footage via Channel A News shows the store in the southern port city of Pohang in total chaos during the earthquake around 2:30 p.m., as items flew off the shelves and cameras shook.