Iran Unperturbed Over Nuclear Risk

Earthquake-prone Iran least concerned about nuclear hazard. The recent tsunami in Japan led to a nuclear reactor fallout, the worst of its kind since the Chernobyl Disaster which took place several years ago. Radioactive damage to the living environment including human beings has all the trappings of a man-made catastrophe in addition to the natural […]

Earthquakes in Islam

Earthquakes according to Islam. Earthquakes are one of the great signs of Allah in this universe, with which He tests His slaves as a reminder or to instil fear of Him or as a punishment. Man must remember, when the signs occur, his weakness, incapability, humble status before Allah and his need of Him, so […]

Iran: Earthquake in western Iran injures 100

On Saturday, a hundred people have been injured in western Iran by an earthquake of magnitude 4.9, Iranian state TV reported. Earthquake caused damage to residential buildings in the town of Dorood. The report says twenty-five of those wounded had to remain hospitalised, others were discharged after treatment for minor injuries. The earthquake caused fright […]

Indonesia: Tsunami deaths toll rise to 408

After a tsunami actuated by a powerful earthquake hit Indonesia’s western Mentawai Islands earlier this week. At least 408 people have been confirmed dead , but officials say the death toll could go upward. On Friday, the head of the West Sumatra provincial disaster management centre, Mr Harmensyah said, that rescue teams “believe many, many […]

Indonesia hit by 2 powerful earthquakes

On thursday,a tsunami warning was issued when Two powerful earthquakes hit waters off eastern Indonesia in rapid succession. The first earthquake was of 6.6 magnitude on the rector scale and only a minute after the first a second 7.2 magnitude quake centered just 7 miles (12 kilometers) beneath the ocean floor, hit the Papua province- […]