Five killed, 80,000 affected in earthquake in China

China on Sunday launched an all-out rescue operation after a powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck quake-prone Sichuan Province, killing at least five people and affecting nearly 80,000 others.

4.8 magnitude earthquake hits Greece

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake struck about 140 kilometres west of Athens provoking some light damage to buildings but no reports of injuries, officials said Friday.

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes off El Salvador coast, one killed by electricity pole

A powerful earthquake measuring 7.4 on Richter scale struck the southern coast of El Salvador on late Monday, the US Geological Survey informed.

Magnitude 5 earthquake hits parts of Himachal Pradesh

A 5-magnitude earthquake hit parts of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday. No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far.

Moderate quake jolts Tibet region close to Arunachal border

A 5.0-magnitude earthquake today jolted Xigatze Prefecture in Tibet close to Indian and Nepal borders.
The epicenter was monitored at a depth of 10 km, the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) said.

Strong 6.4 quake hits off Philippines, no damage

A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at sea in the southern Philippines on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no reports of damage and no tsunami warning issued.

Seven small earthquakes shake central Oklahoma: USGS

The US Geological Survey has recorded seven small earthquakes shaking central Oklahoma in a span of just about 14 hours.

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits off northern Chile: USGS

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off northern Chile`s coast, the US Geological Survey said, with no immediate reports of major damage or casualties.

Moderate 5.6-magnitude quake strikes off PNG

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea early Monday, US geologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.

Series of moderate quakes strike Philippines

A series of moderate earthquakes and aftershocks hit the Philippines early Sunday, with US geologists estimating the shallowest -- a magnitude-5.1 tremor -- at just one kilometre deep, but there were no initial reports of damage.

6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Bay of Bengal; tremors felt across India

Mild tremors were felt in northern and eastern India on Wednesday.

Quake hits near St Kitts; no damage reported

A magnitude-5.0 earthquake has struck northeast of the Caribbean island of St Kitts, but there are no immediate reports of damage.

Quake hits southern Iran

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale struck an area near Shanbeh town of Bushehr province in Southern Iran Thursday.

Earthquake hits Myanmar

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale shook parts of Myanmar Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.

5.3-magnitude quake jolts northeast China

A moderate earthquake of 5.3-magnitude jolted a city in northeast China`s Jilin Province on Friday, damaging some houses.

Eight lakh people may die if 8-magnitude quake hits: NDMA VC

More than eight lakh people may die if an earthquake measuring 8 on the Richter scale occurs in the seismically-active Himalayan states from Jammu and Kashmir to Arunachal Pradesh, National Disaster Management Authority`s Vice Chairman M Shashidhar Reddy warned on Thursday.

Four earthquakes rattle Delhi-NCR within three hours; no casualties

People in the national capital region were jolted out of sleep early on Tuesday after four slight-intensity quakes were felt within a span of three hours.

Strong earthquake hits eastern Japan, shakes Tokyo

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Japan today, rocking buildings in Tokyo, seismologists said.

Strong earthquake hits eastern Japan, shakes Tokyo

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Japan today, rocking buildings in Tokyo, seismologists said.

Moderate five-magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan

A moderate five magnitude earthquake struck eastern Pakistan today, with tremors felt in several cities, but officials said there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.