Turkey: Quake damaged nearly 1,000 buildings, official says

Minor damage, from an earthquake, is seen on a street as residents stay out of buildings and on streets in Bozkurt, in Denizli province, west Turkey, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019. The earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 6.0 hit western … Read More

Deadly earthquake hits off Indonesia’s Java island

Jakarta: A strong earthquake that hit off Java island killed four people and damaged more than 200 houses, swaying buildings as far away as Indonesia’s capital, officials said on Saturday. The US Geological Survey said Friday night’s magnitude 6.8 quake was … Read More

Strongest Earthquake in 20 Years Rattles Southern California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The strongest earthquake in 20 years shook a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday, rattling nerves on the July 4th holiday and causing injuries and damage in a town near the … Read More

Strong quake hits Costa Rica-Panama border, likely ‘significant damage’: USGS

Map locating Costa Rica-Panama border where the 6.3-magnitude quake hit on Wednesday, according to USGS (AFP Photo/AFP) San José (AFP) – A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit the Panama-Costa Rica border around midnight on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, with … Read More

Earthquake rocks Japan, triggering fears of tsunami

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off northwestern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a two-hour tsunami advisory for three prefectures in the region. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the quake struck Tuesday night at 10:22, or 9:22 a.m. EDT, 30 miles southwest of Sakata … Read More

Magnitude 8 earthquake rattles Peru, killing at least 1

Lima, Peru — A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck a remote part of the Amazon jungle in Peru early Sunday, collapsing buildings and knocking out power to some areas but causing only one reported death. The quake struck at 2:41 … Read More

Strong 7.2-magnitude quake rocks Papua New Guinea

WASHINGTON: A powerful but deep 7.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Papua New Guinea on Tuesday (May 7), officials said, cutting power and knocking items off shelves though there were no immediate reports of serious damage. The quake struck at a depth of 127km, about … Read More

6.8 magnitude earthquake off Indonesia coast prompts tsunami warnings

About 310,000 people were within a 62-mile radius of the earthquake’s center. A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia’s Sulawesi island on April 12, 2009. USGS A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia’s Sulawesi island Friday, prompting … Read More

7.1-magnitude earthquake hits southern Peru

The temblor’s epicenter was 16 miles north-northeast of Azangaro and it had a depth of around 160 miles. LIMA, Peru — The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 has struck southern Peru. … Read More

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