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5.2-magnitude Earthquake jolts Hawaii

The closest city to the epicenter is Hawaiian Paradise Park, with a population of more than 11,400, many of whom had already been evacuated following the eruption of the volcano.

Jun 24, 2018, 11:53 AM IST

Hawaii volcano lava destroys over 80 homes

Four weeks have passed since the first eruption rocked Hawaii's Big Island and lava continues oozing from volcanic fissures.

Jun 02, 2018, 10:59 AM IST

Hotel crumbles after 6.4 quake strikes northeast Taiwan

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck just to the northeast of the city of Hualien in Taiwan late on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said.

Feb 06, 2018, 23:07 PM IST

8.2 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska

An earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter scale jolted the southern Alaskan coast in the US on Tuesday, prompting a tsunami warning along the coastline.

Jan 23, 2018, 16:50 PM IST

Strong earthquake hits coast of southern Peru, no damage reported

A strong earthquake struck the coast of southern Peru on Sunday morning.

Jan 14, 2018, 16:03 PM IST

Strong 6.0 quake hits central Myanmar: USGS

The shallow quake struck at a depth of 10 km (six miles) some 40 km (24 miles) west of the town of Phyu and 176 km (110 miles) northwest of Yangon.

Jan 12, 2018, 06:27 AM IST

Earthquake hits North Korea near nuclear test site

A shallow 2.9-magnitude earthquake struck near North Korea`s nuclear test site before dawn on Friday, weeks after Pyongyang`s biggest detonation, but South Korean experts said the tremor did not appear to be man-made.

Oct 13, 2017, 10:49 AM IST

Earthquake measuring 6.3 magnitude strikes off eastern Japan

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Oct 06, 2017, 13:54 PM IST

5.8 magnitude earthquake strikes off California

An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale has struck off California in the Pacific Ocean, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Sep 23, 2017, 09:30 AM IST

Mexico's biggest quake in century kills at least 36

At least 36 people died when the most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in over eight decades tore through buildings, forced mass evacuations and triggered alerts as far away as Southeast Asia.

Sep 08, 2017, 16:22 PM IST

At least six die in huge Mexico quake; small tsunami triggered

Rescue workers labored through the night in badly affected areas to check for people trapped in collapsed buildings.


Sep 08, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

Strong 6.4 earthquake hits off Fiji: US monitor

A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck off Fiji on Saturday, US seismologists said, but it was considerably deep and there were no reports of damage or injury.

Aug 19, 2017, 09:16 AM IST

Central Oklahoma earthquake leaves hundreds in the dark

An earthquake registering a 4.2 magnitude in central Oklahoma disrupted electric power to hundreds of customers.

Aug 03, 2017, 10:10 AM IST

Residents, tourists in Greece sleep outdoors after earthquake

In Kos, the quake damaged the island's main port, leading to ferry services being temporarily suspended. Churches, an old mosque, the port's 14th-century castle and old buildings in the town also suffered, and archaeologists and experts from Greece's Culture Ministry were on the island Saturday to examine the damage.

Jul 22, 2017, 17:57 PM IST

Nearly 80 injured in Turkey by earthquake: Report

Many of the injuries were caused by people jumping out of building windows and falling after reacting in panic to the overnight quake, NTV broadcaster said.

Jul 21, 2017, 14:37 PM IST

Magnitude 7.8 quake hits off Russia's Kamchatka: USGS

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.8 off Russia`s Kamchatka Peninsula triggered a tsunami warning but the threat has now passed, the U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Pacific Tsunami Center said.

Jul 18, 2017, 08:47 AM IST

5.9 magnitude earthquake jolts Philippines

The quake was located 13.3 km west of Burauen in Leyte province, according to the US Geological Survey.

Jul 10, 2017, 09:51 AM IST

Strong earthquake injures 2, knocks off roof tiles in Japan

The magnitude 5.6 quake struck about 7 AM at a shallow depth of 7 kilometers (4 miles) in Nagano prefecture, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.


Jun 25, 2017, 12:22 PM IST

6.8-magnitude quake hits Guatemala, second in eight days

San Marcos was hit by earthquakes in 2012 and 2014 that left dozens dead.

Jun 22, 2017, 19:26 PM IST

False alarm as major quake reported in California

An alert issued on Wednesday about a major earthquake off the coast of California turned out -- thankfully -- to be the result of a computer glitch related to a 1925 tremor.

Jun 22, 2017, 09:29 AM IST