3 dead after magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits Iran

2017-05-14 15:44

Iranian state TV has reported that a strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake has left three people dead and about 200 injured in a remote area in the country's northeast.

Earthquake rattles corner of Canada, Alaska

2017-05-01 19:01

The US Geological Survey says a magnitude-6.2 earthquake has rattled the corner of British Columbia, on the boundary with Alaska.

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits off Chile coast

2017-04-23 10:23

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake has rocked central Chile monitors said, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Panic, damage as three strong quakes hit Philippines

2017-04-08 15:28

A trio of strong earthquakes damaged buildings and caused panicked tourists to flee a popular dive resort near the Philippine capital.

More tremors hit SA

2017-04-03 20:03

Cape Town – More tremors have hit South Africa on Monday evening – this time it was felt in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Durban.

Earth tremor felt in North West, Gauteng

2017-04-03 07:02

Residents of Klerksdorp and surrounding towns, including parts of Johannesburg, have been woken by an earth tremor. Did you feel it?

Police in Nepal capital tear down earthquake victim camp

2017-03-14 09:35

Police have torn down hundreds of temporary huts in the Nepalese capital where people who lost their homes in the 2015 earthquake have been living for two years.

5.7-magnitude quake strikes Lake Tanganyika region

2017-02-24 08:52

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake has hit near Africa's Lake Tanganyika early, the US Geological Survey says, with the epicentre in northern Zambia.

Aftershocks rattle survivors after Philippine quake

2017-02-12 22:17

Survivors of the strong earthquake in the Philippines in which eight people died, are scared to return home after a series of strong aftershocks.

Strong earthquake rattles Bogota

2017-02-06 16:47

A shallow, 5.6-magnitude earthquake has rattled residents of Colombia's largest city, leading office workers to evacuate buildings and forcing the city's airport to temporarily close.


At least 8 dead, 20 injured after quake in China

2017-05-11 07:43

A moderate but shallow earthquake in far western China killed eight people and injured more than 20 others

Strong quake off Philippines damages buildings

2017-04-29 15:50

An earthquake has struck off the Philippines damaging several buildings and injuring two people as panicked residents fled the coast following a tsunami warning.

Earthquakes hit western Turkey, causing panic

2017-04-21 19:27

Turkey says two earthquakes, both with preliminary magnitudes of 4.9, have shaken the western Turkish province of Manisa.

Building evacuated in JHB after tremor following Botswana quake

2017-04-03 21:44

Two buildings in central Johannesburg were evacuated after a tremor was felt over large parts of the country following a quake in Botswana.

Klerksdorp's 4.6 magnitude tremor was 'not intense' - Council for Geoscience

2017-04-03 19:00

An earth tremor which hit parts of Gauteng and the North West has been recorded at 4.6 magnitude, says the Council for Geoscience.

Tourists panic as quake rattles Bali

2017-03-22 09:26

Tourists fled their hotels in panic on Bali after the popular Indonesian holiday island was rattled by an early morning earthquake.

Moderate earthquake shakes Myanmar

2017-03-13 18:13

A moderate earthquake has shaken Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, but there are no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties.

New Zealand unveils national memorial for quake victims

2017-02-22 14:58

The New Zealand city of Christchurch has unveiled a national memorial to commemorate the 185 people who died in an earthquake six years ago

At least 4 dead after strong quake shakes Philippines

2017-02-11 07:01

Rescuers dug through rubble to find survivors after a powerful earthquake struck the southern Philippines, killing at least four people and sending thousands fleeing for safety.

Helicopter crash adds to Italy avalanche pain

2017-01-24 16:19

The death toll from an avalanche that swamped an Italian mountain hotel has risen, with 14 still missing, as a nearby helicopter crash dealt another blow to the community.

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