Infant among at least 20 dead after strong quake rocks eastern Indonesia

AMBON CITY, Indonesia: At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured after a strong earthquake struck Indonesia’s remote Maluku islands Thursday (Sep 26), destroying homes and triggering landslides that buried at least one of the victims. “The total number of people … 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

Watch 100 Years Of Earthquakes Rock The World In This Incredible Animation

Earthquakes are happening everywhere, all the time. –  PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA VIA YOUTUBE As you’ve probably noticed, I write about earthquakes a fairbit. Although I do my best to describe the scale of them in the most evocative way possible, sometimes you just … 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

California Hit By 39 Quakes In 24 Hours As Scientists Warn Of “Movement Along The San Andreas Fault”

A series of large earthquakes has rattled California over the last 24 hours, and scientists are telling us that the shaking was the result of “movement along the San Andreas Fault system”. In recent months there has been an alarming amount of … Read More

Two HUGE earthquakes STRIKE New Caledonia – tremors RICOCHET across Ring of Fire

TWO MASSIVE earthquakes have struck the French island of New Caledonia sending aftershocks ricocheting through the volatile Ring of Fire region. A huge magnitude 6.8 quake rocked the region early on Tuesday morning. The earthquake followed an earlier quake that was … Read More

Death toll soars past 800 in Indonesian earthquake, tsunami

JAKARTA —  The death toll on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi from twin disasters, a major earthquake and the tsunami that followed, jumped to more than 800 on Sunday as rescue workers began to take stock of the wreckage — pulling … Read More

Tsunami hits Indonesia’s Palu after strong earthquake

A strong tsunami triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake has hit a coastal Indonesian city, officials say. Waves of up to 2m (6.6ft) high swept through Palu on Sulawesi island, not long after authorities had lifted a tsunami warning. Video … Read More

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