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Drivers wait as traffic is stopped after an earthquake on a highway in San Salvador, El Salvador. File photo/Reuters
A strong earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador early on Wednesday, though emergency services said there were no initial reports of significant damage.
The magnitude 5.9 quake hit 46 km (29 miles) south of Nueva San Salvador, La Libertad, at 0554 GMT, the US Geological Survey said.
Thousands of children are living in makeshift shelters six months after a devastating earthquake and tsunami pounded the Indonesian city of Palu, aid agencies said Tuesday, as authorities wrestle with a "painfully slow" recovery.
An earthquake of magnitude 5 was felt in Ras Al Khaimah and other parts of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday afternoon. According to the National Center of Meteorology (NCM), slight tremors were felt in Ras Al Khaimah, with the centre of the earthquake being Qeshm Island - South Iran.
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Taiwan on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, shaking buildings and disrupting traffic.
More than 100 people living on a remote tropical island were displaced by this week’s massive earthquake in Papua New Guinea, according to responders who, days later, have finally reached affected communities.
Available online at www.expocitydubai.com, the Attractions Pass will initially grant visitors access to the Vision Pavilion and the Women’s Pavilion, which are re-opening on Oct.1, as well as Terra – The Sustainability Pavilion and Alif – The Mobility Pavilion, and will evolve to include more pavilions and attractions as they open.
The Dubai Misdemeanor Court sentenced two Africans a man and a woman to one month in jail and fined them Dhs30,000 after the woman had stolen Dhs1,000 from a US citizen plus a gold chain.
The Health Ministry stressed in a statement that its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
The region's governor Alexander Brechalov confirmed there were "casualties and wounded among children", speaking in a video statement outside school No88 in Izhevsk.