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Grieving Turks and Syrians abroad rally to help quake victims in their homelands

Indian Express 09 Feb 2023
The quake\u2019s death toll had risen above 15,000 people Wednesday ... \u201cBeing a part of a big tragedy, we\u2019re all a big part of the picture itself.\u201d In Melbourne, volunteers secured boxes with tape as they shared accounts of relatives and friends displaced by the quake and its aftershocks, and images they had seen on social media.

Turkey-Syria earthquake generated enough energy to power NYC for more than four days, expert says

ITV 07 Feb 2023
Januka Attanayake, a seismologist at the University of Melbourne in Australia, told the New York Times the energy released by the quake was equal to around 32 petajoules - enough to power ...

Inside the mind of a champion athleteWhat goes into making champion sportspersons? Is it just ...

Deccan Herald 29 Oct 2022
Teeming with close to 100,000 spectators last Sunday, the Melbourne Cricket Ground was a cauldron of extreme emotions. It was a situation where mere mortals would have quaked in their boots and gone weak in the knees. But then, Virat Kohli is no mere mortal ... Consider this. The opponents are Pakistan, against whom losing is not an option ... Sign Up ... sports.

Earthquake strikes Victoria as thousands of homes are wrecked by devastating floods - with the ...

The Daily Mail 19 Oct 2022
Senior seismologist Professor Phil Cummins said residents in Melbourne could feel the quake despite being more than 220km away ... the quake).

Aussie city warned of catastrophic quake 30 times more powerful than Christchurch

NewstalkZB 09 Jun 2022
Experts from Geoscience Australia, the University of Melbourne and the Seismology Research Centre recently excavated two large trenches along the Willunga fault, located just south of the city, and uncovered evidence of huge quakes that predate local records.

Victoria is rocked by 3.1 magnitude earthquake that jolted country towns awake months after another ...

The Daily Mail 26 Feb 2022
Victoria has been shaken by another earthquake months after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake damaged Melbourne ... Over a hundred people reported feeling the earthquake to Geoscience Australia, including several in Melbourne ... The quake was weaker than a 5.8 magnitude earthquake that destroyed several buildings in Melbourne in September, 2021.

Melbourne is stuck in a reverse Groundhog Day: every day is worse than the one before

The Observer 26 Sep 2021
The week with the earthquake was my worst in the pandemic, and it wasn’t the quake that made it so ... I’m a freelance travel writer living in the very centre of the Melbourne CBD – so central that I can see the GPO clock out of my window ... Worst even than in 2020, when Melbourne’s long second lockdown dragged on for four months.

No Malaysians affected by Melbourne quake, says Consul General

The Star 23 Sep 2021
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama). No Malaysians were adversely affected by the magnitude 6.0 earthquake which struck near Melbourne, Australia on Wednesday (Sept 22), says Read full story ... .

Dozens of aftershocks from record-breaking 5.9 magnitude earthquake which rocked Victoria as insurance claims mount ...

The Daily Mail 23 Sep 2021
Emergency workers survey the damage caused by the quake where part of a wall fell from a building in Melbourne (pictured on Wednesday) ... Measuring at 5.9 on the Richter scale, the quake was felt as far away as Sydney, Tasmania, Canberra and Adelaide (pictured damage to shop fronts on Chapel St, Melbourne).

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 23 Sep 2021
Australian city lightly damaged in quake. MELBOURNE, Australia -- A magnitude 5.9 earthquake caused slight damage in suburban Melbourne on Wednesday in an unusually powerful temblor for Australia. The quake hit about 80 miles northeast of Australia's second-most-populous city at a depth of 6 miles, Geoscience Australia said.

Moment cat ‘predicts’ Melbourne quake

The Daily Telegraph Australia 22 Sep 2021
Curiosity didn’t kill the cat in this instance, but it certainly startled it ....

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes Victoria

TVNZ 22 Sep 2021
... Melbourne buildings. A map showing the epicentre of the 6.0 magnitude quake in Mansfield, Victoria ... Geoscience Australia said the epicentre of the quake was in Mansfield, which is about 180 kilometres north-east of Melbourne by road.

Earthquake Hits Southeast Australia, Damaging Buildings in Melbourne

New York Times 22 Sep 2021
The 5.8-magnitude quake damaged buildings in Melbourne, but there were no immediate reports of serious injuries or deaths ... .

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