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.

Second deadly earthquake hits southern Japan, rescuers race against time

Second deadly earthquake hits southern Japan, rescuers race against time

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said rescue efforts were critical with wet weather forecast overnight, which could further damage weakened buildings and cause landslides.

Strong earthquake rocks Afghanistan, tremors felt in many parts of Pakistan

A 6.6-magnitude quake struck northeast Afghanistan, the US Geological Survey said, with tremors also felt in Pakistan and India. 

Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits off Japan coast; no tsunami

A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's southwest coast on Friday, the US Geological Survey said, but local authorities said there was no danger of a tsunami.

Magnitude-6.2 earthquake recorded off New Zealand coast

A magnitude-6.2 earthquake has been recorded off the coast of New Zealand.

Powerful 6.5 earthquake strikes Indonesia: USGS

Powerful 6.5 earthquake strikes Indonesia: USGS

A powerful 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia late Friday, but no tsunami warning was immediately issued, US seismologists said. 

Strong 6.3-magnitude quake shakes Chile

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake jolted central Chile on Tuesday, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage to property, the US Geological Survey reported.

Strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake hits southern Taiwan: USGS

A strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said.

Strong 7.0-magnitude quake strikes eastern Russia: USGS

Strong 7.0-magnitude quake strikes eastern Russia: USGS

A strong 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Russia on Saturday morning, the US Geological Survey said.

Tremors in US Northeast caused by sonic boom, not quake: Report

Sonic booms are often mistaken for seismic activity, according to the USGS website.

7.1-magnitude earthquake hits southern Alaska coast: USGS

A major earthquake measuring 7.1 magnitude on the richter scale struck southern Alaska at 1030 GMT on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.

The quake occurred near Pedro Bay at a depth of 104 kilometers (65 miles), according to scientists with the US Geological Survey.

Strong quake strikes off Mexico's Pacific coast

The earthquake's epicenter was 267 kilometers from the popular tourist resort of Puerto Vallarta.

Strong earthquake struck off Indonesia's Talaud islands

A strong earthquake struck off North Sulawesi province in central Indonesia, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

Chandigarh-Mananli National Highway blocked due to land slide

The earthquake - which epicentre was in Tajikistan - was also experienced in Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and New Delhi, besides Pakistan.

7.1-magnitude quake hits southern Indian Ocean: USGS

7.1-magnitude quake hits southern Indian Ocean: USGS

The shallow tremor struck at 6:24 am (22:24 GMT Monday), some 1,020 km (634 miles) east-northeast of Heard Island and McDonald Islands, the US Geological Survey said.