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

Tsunami warning for Vanuatu and New Caledonia after 7.6 magnitude earthquake

Authorities order the ‘immediate evacuation’ of people to refuge areas, saying tsunami waves could reach up to three metres  The quake struck at a shallow 10km deep Photograph: Theo Rouby/AP A tsunami warning has been issued for the Pacific island … Read More

Mexico declares three days of mourning after deadly earthquake

President Enrique Peña Nieto says government will help with reconstruction after most powerful quake in a century The Mexican president, Enrique Peña Nieto, has declared three days of national mourning after the strongest earthquake to hit the country in a … Read More