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Shallow 5.1 magnitude earthquake strikes SW China

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 04:40

A moderate 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck China`s southwestern Sichuan province early Sunday, US geologists said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Magnitude-5.1 quake rattles Ecuador`s capital

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 04:31

An earthquake measured at a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 has rattled Ecuador`s capital and surrounding areas, causing tall buildings to sway and sending people scurrying into the streets.

Moderate quake jolts Tibet region close to Arunachal border

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 13:54

A 5.0-magnitude earthquake today jolted Xigatze Prefecture in Tibet close to Indian and Nepal borders. The epicenter was monitored at a depth of 10 km, the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) said.

Strong 6.4 quake hits off Philippines, no damage

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 14:19

A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at sea in the southern Philippines on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no reports of damage and no tsunami warning issued.

Seven small earthquakes shake central Oklahoma: USGS

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 06:36

The US Geological Survey has recorded seven small earthquakes shaking central Oklahoma in a span of just about 14 hours.

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits off northern Chile: USGS

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 06:23

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off northern Chile`s coast, the US Geological Survey said, with no immediate reports of major damage or casualties.

Moderate 5.6-magnitude quake strikes off PNG

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 02:38

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea early Monday, US geologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.

Moderate 5.6 quake hits northern Japan

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 16:47

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck northern Japan on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, with no immediate reports of damage, as a powerful typhoon lashed the country`s far south. <br><br> The epicentre of the quake was located inland of northernmost Hokkaido at a depth of 37 kilometres (23 miles), close to the region`s capital city Sapporo.

6.0-magnitude quake strikes western Indonesia: USGS

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 16:18

A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck western Indonesia on Saturday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

4.7-magnitude earthquake jolts Greece, no injuries

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 00:31

A 4.7-magnitude earthquake hit Greece on Friday night, the national earthquake observatory said.

Quake of 6.4 magnitude strikes off Vanuatu - USGS

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 17:31

An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck off the coast of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Series of moderate quakes strike Philippines

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 04:06

A series of moderate earthquakes and aftershocks hit the Philippines early Sunday, with US geologists estimating the shallowest -- a magnitude-5.1 tremor -- at just one kilometre deep, but there were no initial reports of damage.