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

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

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

5.9 magnitude quake off southern Philippines

MANILA: A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck at sea off the southern Philippine coast late Friday (Feb 8), though there were no early reports of damage and the local seismology office said it expected none. The US Geological Survey and the … Read More

Strong 6.6-magnitude quake hits off Indonesia

JAKARTA (AFP) – A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the Indonesian coast early on Monday (Jan 7), sending residents running out of their homes, but no tsunami warning was issued. The quake hit at a depth of 60km under the … Read More

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