Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 08:31
A fresh 6.1-magnitude tremor rattled Papua New Guinea`s Bougainville island today as officials scrambled for news of damage and casualties following a powerful earthquake overnight that sparked a tsunami alert.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 06:53
A magnitude-5.0 earthquake has struck northeast of the Caribbean island of St Kitts, but there are no immediate reports of damage.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 08:48
The quake hit at 0104 GMT and was centred 62 kilometres (38 miles) southwest of Panguna on Bougainville at a depth of 45 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said.
Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 22:19
A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake rattled Mexico City on Friday, swaying buildings, shattering windows and prompting people to rush into the street as power went out, authorities said.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 20:41
An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale struck an area near Shanbeh town of Bushehr province in Southern Iran Thursday.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 13:39
Iran`s state TV says a magnitude 5.3 earthquake has jolted a sparsely populated district in the south of the country. The quake was moderate and no injuries were reported.
Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 13:32
A series of powerful earthquakes off the Solomon Islands sparked panic in evacuation centres filled with victims of an earlier flood but apparently caused no serious damage, aid workers said Monday.
Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 13:30
An earthquake struck Nicaragua early on Monday, damaging at least seven houses in and around the capital Managua, but there were no immediate reports of deaths or serious injuries.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 04:58
Two strong earthquakes struck the Solomon Islands on Sunday , triggering a tsunami warning, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 10:45
A shallow 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Nicaragua close to several cities, including the capital, injuring 14 people and damaging dozens of houses.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 14:10
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Sunday began his 12-day visit to Japan, where he will offer prayers and provide solace to the survivors of the devastating earthquake March 11, 2011, an official said here.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 07:15
At least 21 people were injured and several houses collapsed when a 5.3-magnitude quake on Saturday struck a town in southwest China, where the country`s second biggest dam is located.
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