Tag: earthquake

NYC earthquake: 1.7 magnitude tremor originating in Astoria

Jan. 2, 2024 By admin Jan. 2, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Residents of western Queens, Roosevelt Island and the Upper East Side of Manhattan got a shaky start to the week Tuesday morning, with a 1.7 magnitude earthquake centered in Astoria. The seismic activity was recorded at precisely 5:45 a.m., according to the United States… Read more »

Family of four from Corona dies in Turkey’s devastating earthquake

Feb. 8, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A family of four from Corona was among the thousands of victims who died in the recent earthquake in Turkey, according to several reports. Burak Firik, 35, his wife Kimberly, 32, and their two young sons — aged 1 and 2 — lost their lives after the building they… Read more »