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Indonesia lifted tsunami alert after strong quake

Hasyim Yusuf, the head of the Ternate disaster mitigation agency, said there were no reports of fatalities.

08 Jul 2019 1:00 PM

Two new earthquakes strike Indonesia off Sumba island: USGS

There were no immediate reports of serious damage.

02 Oct 2018 9:19 AM

2 dead, more than 200 Injured as 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits Iran

The shallow quake hit 26 kilometres (16 miles) southwest of the city of Javanrud in Kermanshah province, the US Geological Survey said.

26 Aug 2018 11:00 AM

First serious injury from volcano lava threatens escape routes in Hawaii

A homeowner on Noni Farms Road who was sitting on third-floor balcony got hit with lava spatter, in first serious injury from eruptions.

20 May 2018 5:47 PM

4.5 magnitude earthquake recorded in California

The US Geological Survey says the quake’s epicenter was 2 miles from Berkeley.

04 Jan 2018 4:45 PM


Singapore: US Geological Survey reports earthquake of 6.2 magnitude

There were no immediate reports of any damage or injuries.

27 Nov 2017 2:22 PM

Earthquake of 7.0 magnitude strikes off New Caledonia, triggers Tsunami warning

US Geological Survey said shallow tremor hit approximately 82 km east of lightly populated Loyalty Islands at around 9:45 am (2245 GMT).

20 Nov 2017 10:56 AM

Over 20 children among 250 killed in powerful Mexico quake

Bystanders joined in where they could, clearing debris with their bare hands or whatever tools they could find nearby.

20 Sep 2017 10:45 AM

Aftershocks of earthquake rattle southern Mexico as toll rises to 90

Many people continued to sleep outside, fearful of more collapses, as strong aftershocks continued to rattle the town

11 Sep 2017 11:07 AM

Powerful magnitude 8.1 earthquake rocks southern Mexico; at least 15 dead

The USGS put the magnitude slightly lower, at 8.1. That is the same as a devastating 1985 earthquake that killed more than 10,000 people.

08 Sep 2017 5:12 PM


At least 6 die in southern Mexico earthquake; small tsunami triggered

The quake triggered waves as high as 2.3 ft (0.7 m) in Mexico, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

08 Sep 2017 2:43 PM

Magnitude-8 earthquake hits Mexico, buildings sway violently, people flee to street

Even in distant Mexico City the quake was felt so strongly that frightened residents gathered in the streets in the dark.

08 Sep 2017 11:16 AM

6.3-magnitude quake strikes northern Philippines

Office workers and students in the capital evacuated their buildings after feeling the swaying and shaking, but no damage was reported.

11 Aug 2017 2:08 PM

19 killed in China earthquake, rescuers gathers bodies

The China Earthquake Networks Center said the quake had at magnitude of 7.0 and a depth of 20 kilometers (12 miles).

09 Aug 2017 2:15 PM

6.5-magnitude earthquake jolts China's Sichuan Province

The area is located on the edge of Tibetan Plateau in northern Sichuan province, home to many Tibetan and other ethnic minority villages.

08 Aug 2017 8:21 PM


Two killed in 6.7 magnitude earthquake off Greece, Turkey resorts

Turkey and Greece sit on significant fault lines and have regularly been hit by earthquakes in recent years.

21 Jul 2017 6:42 AM

Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes near Mashhad in northeastern Iran

There was no immediate information on possible damage or injuries.

05 Apr 2017 1:06 PM