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Magnitude 6.9 quake hits Philippines: USGS

There were no immediate reports of damage or injury from the quake

Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes off Central America: USGS

The earthquake occurred at 1041 GMT some 79 kilometres south-southwest of Acajutla, El Salvador at a depth of six miles, according to the USGS.

5.7-magnitude quake hits off Vanuatu

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit northwest of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu today, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Magnitude 6.1 quake hits northern Chile: USGS

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck northern Chile, 144 km (90 miles) southeast of Calama, at a depth of 188 km, the United States Geological Survey said on Saturday.

Quake kills two near Iran Shi`ite holy city Mashhad

Iran lies on a major fault line and sees frequent earthquakes. The most recent was in January, when four people died in southern Iran.

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes off Papua New Guinea: USGS

An earthquake of 6.3 magnitude struck off Papua New Guinea on Saturday.

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes 224 km southwest of Fiji: USGS

An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck 224 km (140 miles) southwest of Fiji on Saturday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there was no immediate tsunami warning.

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes off Solomon islands: USGS

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 struck off the Solomon Islands on Tuesday, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the second powerful tremor in the islands to Australia`s north in less than two weeks.

6.5 magnitude quake hits China`s Xinjiang region: USGS

6.5 magnitude quake hits China`s Xinjiang region: USGS

The quake hit near the Tajik border and approximately 172 kilometres west of the Chinese city of Kashgar.

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.

Earthquake of 6.1 magnitude strikes southern Philippines

Earthquake of 6.1 magnitude strikes southern Philippines

An earthquake of 6.1 magnitude struck the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Powerful 7.1 magnitude quake jolts New Zealand; tsunami warning issued

Powerful 7.1 magnitude quake jolts New Zealand; tsunami warning issued

A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked New Zealand today, the US Geological Survey said.

Quake of magnitude 6.0 hits northeast of New Zealand

An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck 188 km (116 miles)in the ocean northeast of Gisborne, New Zealand on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS )reported.

Earthquake measuring 6.8 magnitude strikes off Rabaul in PNG: USGS

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 struck off the town of Rabaul in Papua New Guinea on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Powerful 6.8 magnitude quake damages Myanmar`s famed Bagan temples: Police

Powerful 6.8 magnitude quake damages Myanmar`s famed Bagan temples: Police

The earthquake caused high-rise buildings in Myanmar`s largest city Yangon to sway, as well as those in Bangkok and Kolkata.

Magnitude 6.4 quake hits Italy near Perugia – USGS

The quake, located 47 miles (76 km) southeast of Perugia, occurred at 3:36 a.m. (0136 GMT) and was felt as far as Rome.

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.

Magnitude 6.4 quake strikes Ecuador''s northwest coast, no deaths reported

A shallow earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck Ecuador`s northwest coast on Sunday, in the region of April`s deadly quake, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.