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Undersea earthquake of 7.3 magnitude hits southeast of Philippines: USGS

A major undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck southeast of the Philippines on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Iran quake kills four Afghans

Iran lies on a major fault line and sees frequent earthquakes. A 2003 quake killed at least 31,000 people and destroyed the historic city of Bam.

Third strong quake in two weeks hits off Solomon Islands

Third strong quake in two weeks hits off Solomon Islands

The quake hit at 4.46 PM (1116 IST) at a depth of 39 kilometres about 83 kilometres west-northwest of Kirakira, the US Geological Survey added.

Tsunami warning: 8.0 magnitude earthquake hits Pacific Ocean east of Papua New Guinea in Indonesia

Tsunami warning: 8.0 magnitude earthquake hits Pacific Ocean east of Papua New Guinea in Indonesia

Hazardous tsunami waves could hit coastal areas of Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Indonesia, Nauru and other islands in the three hours following the quake, the PTWC said. 

5.7-magnitude quake hits Central East Pacific Rise

An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted Central East Pacific Rise at 14:33:12 GMT on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.

6.2 quake hits eastern Japan: USGS

A strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Japan Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

Powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 magnitude strikes off Papua New Guinea

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 magnitude struck off the coast of New Britain island in Papua New Guinea on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Strong 6.3 quake rattles southern Philippines: USGS

The offshore quake hit at 6:53 AM (local time) and was centred around 100 kilometres southeast of the city of Davao on the island of Mindanao, according to the US Geological Survey. 

Earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude hits southeast of Tokyo

Earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude hits southeast of Tokyo

According to the US, the quake's epicentre was 226 kilometres southeast of Tokyo at a shallow depth of 10 kilometres.

Magnitude 5.3 quake jolts Tibet: USGS

The Chinese news agency Xinhua says the temblor hit Litang County, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Garze, in China's Sichuan Province at 1:23 AM (1323 GMT) on Friday. 

Earthquake in Delhi is trending – Here's why

Earthquake in Delhi is trending – Here's why

 Tremors were felt in Kolkata after an earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale jolted Myanmar.

Major 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes off Vanuatu: USGS

A major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 struck about 535 km (330 miles) southeast of the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Friday, the US Geological Survey said, briefly triggering a local tsunami warning.

India finds promising natural gas hydrates in Bay of Bengal

India finds promising natural gas hydrates in Bay of Bengal

The discovery, called the Indian National Gas Hydrate Programme Expedition 02, was the result of the most comprehensive gas hydrate field venture in the world made up of scientists from India, Japan and the US, it said in a statement.

6.3-magnitude earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea: USGS

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea in the Admiralty Island area early Tuesday, US geologists said.

6.2 undersea earthquake strikes central Indonesia

A strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of central Indonesia on Thursday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Strong 6.2-magnitude quake shakes Mexico: US monitor

A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the southern Pacific coast of Mexico on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey that monitors quakes worldwide reported.

6.5-magnitude quake strikes off coast of Indonesia: USGS

Indonesia experiences frequent seismic and volcanic activity due to its position on the Pacific "Ring of Fire," where tectonic plates collide.

Earthquake measuring 6.1 shakes parts of Taiwan, including capital

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 shook parts of Taiwan on Tuesday and was felt in the capital, Taipei, residents and officials said, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

6.4 magnitude undersea quake rocks Fiji

An undersea earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude on the Richter scale hit waters off Fiji on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Shaking felt in Taipei as 5.6-magnitude quake hits

Buildings shook violently in Taiwan's capital Taipei today as a 5.6-magnitude quake hit off the island's northeast coast.