Strong earthquake shakes southern Philippines

A strong earthquake shook parts of the southern and central Philippines on Monday, frightening people but causing no serious damage or injuries, officials said.

Quake hits off Panama's Pacific coast, no damage reported

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck off Panama`s Pacific coast on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

Magnitude 6.0 quake hits east of Indonesia

The US Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.0 underwater quake has struck off east Indonesia, but no tsunami warnings have been posted.

Japan earthquake collapses homes, causes injuries

A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit central Japan late on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said.

5.8 magnitude quake hits China`s Sichuan province: USGS

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck China`s southwestern province of Sichuan on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said.

Magnitude 6.9 quake strikes off Indonesia

A shallow 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck at sea 96 miles northwest of Ternate in the Indonesian Moluccas on Friday, the US Geological Survey said.

7.3 magnitude quake hits Indonesia; no casualty, major damage reported
7.3 magnitude quake hits Indonesia; no casualty, major damage reported

A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia Saturday, sparking a tsunami warning for areas up to 300 kilometres (185 miles) away.

6.4-magnitude quake hits off Papua New Guinea: USGS

A major earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 struck off Papua New Guinea`s New Britain island on Friday but there were no immediate reports of damage, said residents in nearby towns.

6.0 magnitude quake jolts southeastern Pacific

Washington : A strong earthquake jolted the southeastern Pacific today about 544 kilometers (338 miles) south-southeast of Chile's Easter Island, the US Geological Survey said.

Molten lava from Hawaii volcano crosses onto residential property

A menacing river of molten lava that bubbled over a road and overran a cemetery on its way towards a village on Hawaii`s Big Island crossed onto a residential property on Tuesday and threatened to consume its first home, officials said.

Western Iran quake injures 16

A strong 5.6 earthquake rocked two cities in western Iran Wednesday, injuring at least 16 people but causing only minor damage to homes, US and Iranian sources said.

Magnitude 6 quake strikes western Iran: USGS

A magnitude 6 earthquake struck western Iran on Wednesday at a depth of 36.7 km, the US Geological Survey said.

Quake strikes 110 miles off east coast of Japan: USGS


Tokyo: An earthquake measuring 6.2 struck off the east coast of Japan`s main island of Honshu, the US Geological Survey reported on Saturday.

The epicentre of the quake was placed 110 miles northeast of Hachinohe, according to the USGS website.

5.1-magnitude earthquake jolts Peru; eight killed, half a dozen injured

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake jolted the southern parts of Peru on Sunday, killing at least eight people including four children.

Eight dead, including four children, in Peru quake

At least eight people died, including four children, and half a dozen were injured in a 4.9-magnitude earthquake that shook a rural Andean region in Peru, police said on Sunday.

6.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Alaska: USGS

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck Alaska on Thursday and was felt in the largest city Anchorage, the US Geological Survey and social media reported.

7.1-magnitude quake strikes off Guam: USGS

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit off the Pacific island of Guam Wednesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but no tsunami warning was issued as the tremor was too deep.

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits off Indonesia; no tsunami threat, no damages

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.2 on Richter scale struck off Indonesia near Manado, Sulawesi, on Wednesday morning, informed the US Geological Survey.

Quake rattles southern Greece, capital city

An earthquake has rattled southern Greece and was widely felt in the capital, Athens. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury and no tsunami warnings.

Central Peru rocked by 6.9 earthquake: USGS

A day after quakes rocked Chile and US` California, a major earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale struck a sparsely populated area of central Peru early on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.