Series of earthquakes hit Korea, Indonesia, Turkey and Norway

Sunday, January 21, 2007

  • On Saturday at 8:56 p.m., a 4.8-magnitude earthquake hit the Korean Peninsula.
  • On Sunday at 7:27 p.m., a 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck 30 miles underneath the Molucca Sea in northeastern Indonesia. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that a church was damaged and three people were injured.
  • On Sunday at 9:38 a.m., a 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck the town of Tutak, Turkey. Two people were reported injured, and some buildings were damaged.
  • On Sunday at 2:45 p.m., a 4.0-magnitude earthquake shaking the town of Ålesund, Western Norway.