A shallow earthquake of 5.9 magnitude struck off the coast of Chile, the US Geological Survey reported.
A slight-intensity tremor rocked Jammu and Kashmir Saturday morning, but no loss of life or property has been reported so far.
The Solomon Islands are part of the "Ring of Fire", a zone of tectonic activity around the Pacific that is subject to frequent earthquakes.
The Philippines sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire, where continental plates collide, causing frequent seismic and volcanic activity.
Russia`s Emergency Situations Ministry says that a magnitude 6.7 earthquake has hit a sparsely populated area in Eastern Siberia.
A 7.4-magnitude earthquake has rocked Guatemala, killing at least 48 people in two provinces.
Nearly 6,700 people reported on the US Geological Survey website that they felt the magnitude 5.3 quake when it struck outside of King City.
The 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit the border area of Yiliang county in Yunnan province and Weining county in the neighbouring Guizhou province at 11:19 am local time.
A major earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines, triggering tsunami warnings across the region.
The temblor also killed over 2,000 livestock due to collapsed sheds while a large number of houses were toppled.
Strong tremors were felt around 5.07 am local time in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Indonesia sits on a vulnerable quake-prone zone called "the Pacific Ring of Fire".
The quake was rated only 4 on Japan`s seven-point seismic scale and no tsunami warning was issued.
A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck the same area of northern Italy which was stricken by another fatal tremor on May 20.
The Norwegian Sea is a marginal sea in the North Atlantic Ocean, northwest of Norway.
Indonesia, straddling a series of fault lines and volcanoes, is prone to seismic upheaval due to its location on the Pacific "Ring of Fire”.
The US Geological Survey reports a preliminary reading of 6.9 magnitude.
Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard said on his Twitter account that key services in the capital were operating normally.
Tuesday`s earthquake caused about 60 houses to collapse and damaged about 800 more homes.
There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries from the temblor that rattled the region.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai