7.1-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia

A 7.1-magnitude quake struck the area near Ternate city of North Maluku province of Indonesia early November 15. Jakarta (VNA) – A 7.1-magnitude quake struck the area near Ternate city of North Maluku province of Indonesia early November 15. The US Geological Survey (USGS) reported … Read More

Iran rocked by 5.9 magnitude earthquake, killing 5 and injuring hundreds

At least five people were killed and more than 300 were injured after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck Iran on Friday. According to Iran’s Seismological Center, the convulsion started at 2:17 a.m., in the eastern Azerbaijan province, which is around 250 miles from the country’s … Read More

At least 5 dead as another quake jolts southern Philippines

A powerful earthquake hammered the southern Philippines early yesterday, killing at least five people and rattling areas already reeling from two tremors in the past two weeks. The 6.5-magnitude quake struck at around 9 am in Mindanao, an island the … Read More

A California fault capable of producing an 8.0-magnitude earthquake has begun to move, scientists say

LOS ANGELES— A major California fault capable of producing a magnitude 8 earthquake has begun moving for the first time on record, a result of this year’s Ridgecrest earthquake sequence destabilizing nearby faults, Caltech scientists say in a new study … Read More

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

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