The powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake was centered near Jurm in northeast Afghanistan, 250 kilometres (160 miles) from the capital Kabul.
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Although The Sacred Camel Gardens were burned nearly to the ground in a California wildfire this week, animals there managed to survive the disaster. Continue reading →
Shipwrecks are terrifying catastrophes, but the underwater wreckage they leave behind has odd beauty.
Smoke from two massive explosions that rocked the Chinese port city of Tianjin on Wednesday (Aug. 12) floated east over the Bohai Sea before heading south toward the Shangdong Peninsula, NASA satellite images reveal.
Fire has forced more than 13,000 people to evacuate their homes in Northern California.
Fires are burning out of control in parts of California and one person has died in the effort to contain the drought-fueled blazes.
Sinabung rumbled back to life in 2013, driving 10,000 people so far from their homes.
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