Environment - Earthquake
  • Unexplained tremors spark panic in Nairobi
    17 july 2007 12:35:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) – Residents of the Kenyan ca-pital city of Nairobi have been thrown into panic after a sixth earth tremor shook the city in the early hours of Tuesday. Full text...

  • Moderate quakes hit Zimbabwe
    22 may 2006 09:08:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Two moderate earthquakes struck Zimbabwe Sunday night and early Monday morning, with no reports of damage or injuries, officials said. Full text...

  • Aftershocks continue in Mozambique, weeks after quake
    20 march 2006 16:43:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Three minor earth tremors were recorded on Sunday in the central Mozambican province of Manica, affecting the same areas hit by the earthquake of 23 February, a senior geologist said on Monday. Full text...

  • Guebuza visits earthquake victims in central Mozambique
    20 march 2006 16:23:00
    Machaze- Mozambique (PANA) -- Mozambican President Armando Guebuza on Monday visited Machaze district in the central Mozambican province of Manica that were worst hit by the earthquake of 23 February. Full text...

  • Guebuza visits earthquake victims in central Mozambique
    20 march 2006 16:23:00
    Machaze- Mozambique (PANA) -- Mozambican President Armando Guebuza on Monday visited Machaze district in the central Mozambican province of Manica that were worst hit by the earthquake of 23 February. Full text...

  • Minor quakes rock central Mozambique
    15 march 2006 22:40:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Two minor earthquakes were felt Wednesday afternoon in the central Mozambican provinces of Manica and Sofala, measuring 5. Full text...

  • Kenyan engineers assess damages after earthquake
    06 december 2005 15:43:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenyan civil engineers Tuesday began examining buildings for "any structural damages" hours after panic hit Nairobi and other major towns after tenants reported hearing aftershocks of an earth tremor. Full text...

  • Strong Earthquake shakes Kampala
    05 december 2005 18:00:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- A strong earthquake measuring 6. Full text...

  • Morocco donates US$1.5m to Pakistan for reconstruction
    21 november 2005 21:23:00
    Rabat- Morocco(PANA) -- Morocco has granted 1. Full text...

  • Kadhafi Foundation supports Pakistan earthquake victims
    31 october 2005 13:06:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Seif Ul-Islam, President of the Kadhafi Foundation for Charitable Associations (FKIAC), has visited Pakistan's Balakout region, hit by the earthquake that has killed some 50,000 people in the country. Full text...

  • Earthquakes shake Ethiopian Rift Valley
    04 october 2005 13:15:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Earthquakes were likely to hit several Ethiopian villages and towns located in the East African Rift Valley, a geologist at the Addis Ababa University, Atalay Ayele, has cautioned. Full text...

  • Earthquake shakes northeast Morocco
    29 december 2004 16:32:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- An earthquake measuring 4. Full text...

  • UN launches flash appeal for earthquake victims
    27 december 2004 23:07:00
    New York- UN (PANA) -- The United Nations Monday rushed in emergency aid to the victims of the devastating tsunami that struck south Asia as it prepared to launch a flash appeal for an unprecedented effort by the world body to forestall the dangers of disease threatening millions of people. Full text...

  • Imminent earthquake predicted in Accra
    03 august 2004 19:05:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- Ghana's Geological Survey Department (GSD) on Tuesday warned that Accra was on the verge of experiencing an earthquake due to the frequency of seismic reading from the Richter Scale in recent times. Full text...

  • Earthquake hits Zimbabwean city
    26 june 2004 09:24:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- A minor earthquake hit Zimbabwe's second largest city of Bulawayo Friday, but caused no casualty, the Department of Meteorological Services said Saturday The tremor, which measured 3. Full text...

  • Morocco raises 240-million-Euro to repair earthquake damage
    24 may 2004 20:25:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- The Moroccan government has mobilised some 240 million-Euro for the reconstruction of the country's north-eastern region of Al Hoceima devastated by earthquake last February. Full text...

  • Guinea takes precautions after minor earthquake
    05 march 2004 17:26:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- Guinean authorities have taken precautions in case another earthquake occurs after the low- magnitude tremor that shook Conakry earlier this week, informed sources told PANA here Friday. Full text...

  • Morocco puts official quake toll at 629
    04 march 2004 23:23:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- The earthquake that struck the northeastern Moroccan city of Al Hoceima and its environs left 629 dead, 926 injured and 15,230 homeless, according to a final count published here Thursday. Full text...

  • Morocco quake toll rises to 564
    25 february 2004 13:06:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Monday night's earthquake that hit the Moroccan region of El Houseima on the Mediterranean coast has killed 564 people and injured about 300 others, the latest provisional toll revealed here Wednesday. Full text...

  • Minor earthquake rocks Burundi
    24 february 2004 18:59:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Water and power supply was temporarily interrupted in Bujumbura following an earthquake that occurred in Burundi on Monday night. Full text...

  • Death toll rises in Morocco earthquake
    24 february 2004 18:43:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- The death toll from the earthquake rocked Al Hoceima region of Morocco Monday has risen to 226, with 120 injured, the Maghreb news agency (MAP) reported Tuesday. Full text...

  • Powerful earthquake hits Morocco, 15 die
    24 february 2004 08:18:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- At least 15 people died in a powerful earthquake that hit the coastal Moroccan town of Al Hoceima Tuesday morning, with local authorities fearing the death toll could rise, according to the Moroccan News Agency (MAP). Full text...

  • 5.7-degree tremble causes panic in Algiers
    11 january 2004 15:02:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- A seismic event measuring 5. Full text...

  • Kenya sympathises with Iran over earthquake tragedy
    27 december 2003 14:02:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki Saturday sent a message of condolence to his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Khatami over the devastating earthquake that claimed thousands of lives in Iran. Full text...

  • Algerian Housing Ministry urges legal probe of collapsed building
    03 august 2003 18:25:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- The Algerian Housing and Urban Planning Ministry has lodged complaints urging the courts in Algiers and Bourmedés, 50-km east of the nation's capital, to investigate the causes of the buildings that collapsed following the country's last May's earthquake. Full text...

  • Morocco records minor earthquake
    29 july 2003 19:13:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- An earthquake measuring 4. Full text...

  • Algerian quake to cost $5 billion in reparations
    12 june 2003 23:41:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- The earthquake which hit Algiers and its outskirts on 21 May will cost Algeria up to five billion US dollars in various reparations, according to official figures released on Thursday. Full text...

  • Algeria to enact legislation for natural disasters
    10 june 2003 14:35:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has called for the enactment of a legislation making provisions to enhance government's capacity to deal with natural disasters in the future. Full text...

  • Algeria builds 9,000 prefab units for quake victims
    10 june 2003 08:38:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Authorities here have signed an agreement with fourteen Algerian private and public companies to construct 9,000 prefab housing to accommodate families affected by the earthquake that hit Algiers and its surroundings 21 May 2003. Full text...

  • Bouteflika calls for international aid to face earthquake
    01 june 2003 20:05:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Sunday appealed for international assistance to help his country cope with the consequences of the earthquake that struck Algiers and its suburbs on 21 May, leaving 2,268 people dead and 10,000 injured. Full text...

  • Damage from Algiers quake put at millions of dollars
    30 may 2003 20:52:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Over 2,000 people died and more than 10,000 others were injured as a result of the devastating earthquake that hit Algiers and its eastern outskirts on 21 May. Full text...

  • Another earthquake rocks Algiers Wednesday
    28 may 2003 10:27:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Another strong earthquake measuring 5. Full text...

  • Algiers hit by new earthquake
    27 may 2003 22:02:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- A new earthquake hit Algeria and its eastern periphery Tuesday levelling buildings already damaged by last Wednesday's tremor. Full text...

  • Death toll in Algerian earthquake reaches 2,217
    26 may 2003 17:13:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Latest statistics Monday reflected 2,217 dead and 9,085 injured in the earthquake that struck Algiers and its outskirts Wednesday. Full text...

  • Algeria earthquake toll rises to 2,162 deaths
    25 may 2003 19:04:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Some 2,162 persons have died and over 8,500 have been injured in the earthquake that struck Algiers and neighbouring areas on Wednesday, according to the latest figures issued here on Sunday. Full text...

  • Death toll in Algerian earthquake reaches 2047
    25 may 2003 13:23:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- The death toll in last Wednesday's earthquake in Algiers has shot up to 2,047, and the number of injured put at 8,628, according to latest official figures. Full text...

  • New death toll from Algiers quake hits 1,875
    24 may 2003 19:54:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- The death toll from the earthquake that hit Algiers and its eastern outskirts Wednesday evening has risen to 1,875 fatalities and 8,100 people injured. Full text...

  • Death toll hits 1,756 in Algerian earthquake
    24 may 2003 12:53:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- As rescue efforts continue, the toll in the earthquake that hit Algiers and its outskirts Wednesday has climbed to 1,756 killed and 7,600 others injured, according to the latest official data issued midday on Saturday. Full text...

  • Algerian earthquake update: 1,467 killed, 7,000 wounded
    23 may 2003 16:36:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- By 1 p. Full text...

  • African delegates at WHO Assembly sympathise with Algeria
    23 may 2003 09:25:00
    Geneva- Switzerland (PANA) -- African delegations to the 56th WHO General Assembly underway in Geneva have expressed their condolences to Algeria following last Wednesday's devastating earthquake that killed more than 1,000 people and displaced thousands more. Full text...

  • Earthquake death toll in Algeria reaches 643
    22 may 2003 16:34:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- The death toll in the earthquake that hit Algiers and its outskirts Wednesday evening has climbed to 643 people, with 4,679 others wounded, the interior ministry announced here Thursday. Full text...

  • Mbeki condoles with Algerian counterpart following earthquake
    22 may 2003 13:10:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- South African president and African Union chairman Thabo Mbeki conveyed his "heartfelt condolences" Thursday to President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and the people of Algeria following an earthquake that rocked Algiers and its environs on Wednesday night, killing more than 500 people and injuring thousands more. Full text...

  • Death toll from Algiers earthquake rises
    22 may 2003 10:07:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- The death toll from an earthquake that hit the Algerian capital and its eastern outskirts late Wednesday is now up to 538, with 4,637 injured. Full text...

  • About 500 die in Algiers earthquake
    22 may 2003 08:48:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- An earthquake measuring 5. Full text...

  • Earthquake shakes Cape Town early Monday
    19 may 2003 14:38:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Cape Town was shaken by an earthquake on Monday morning, which the Council for Geoscience confirmed to have registered 3. Full text...

  • Earthquake rocks Morocco's Mediterranean coast
    21 february 2003 19:59:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale rocked the Moroccan northeastern region of Nador on the Mediterranean coast Friday morning, according to the National Centre for Scientific and Technical Research (CNRST). Full text...

  • Geologists warn of Earthquakes in Kenya
    22 january 2002 23:49:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Geologist and other scientists currently attending a Disaster Management Forum in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa warn that the country should prepare for a possible devastating earthquake. Full text...

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