Indonesia disaster: Desperate survivors search debris for food, drinks

2018-10-03 20:54

Desperate people in the hard-hit Indonesian city of Palu are searching for anything edible in the shell of a warehouse that tsunami waves pounded

Shallow 6.1-magnitude earthquake hits off Taiwan

2018-02-04 18:05

A shallow 6.1-magnitude earthquake has hit off the eastern coast of Taiwan the United States Geological Survey said.

Survivor rescued 13 days after deadly Ecuador quake

2016-05-01 09:18

Crews have rescued a 72-year-old survivor of Ecuador's deadly earthquake almost two weeks after it struck the South American country, Venezuela has announced.

Malaysia climber says 'lucky to live' as quake kills 13

2015-06-07 10:05

Rescuers on Malaysia's highest peak have searched for six climbers after recovering 13 dead from a strong earthquake that had trapped scores of trekkers. One survivor says she waited for a rescue helicopter that never came.

Magnitude 7.2 quake strikes off Papua New Guinea

2015-05-07 10:31

An earthquake of magnitude 7.2 has struck off Papua New Guinea, the US Geological Survey says, adding there are no immediate reports of damage or casualties.


More than 500 hikers stranded on mountain after Indonesia quake: official

2018-07-30 07:42

More than 500 hikers and their guides remain stranded by landslides on an active volcano on Lombok, a day after a powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian holiday island, a national park official has said.

Locals worry about their families in NZ

2016-11-16 09:56

As aftershocks continued to sent New Zealanders scurrying for cover after Sunday’s earthquake, Pietermaritzburg residents were left distraught trying to contact family and friends who live there.

Philippine quake injures at least 3 people

2016-04-14 08:22

Philippine officials say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6 rattled a southern region as people slept, collapsing the walls of three houses and injuring at least three people.

Eastern Japan shaken by 5.6 magnitude quake

2015-05-25 08:22

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 has shaken Tokyo and surrounding areas, but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency says.

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