Taiwan earthquake toll rises to 14 dead

2018-02-10 12:42

Search and rescue workers have found the bodies of two people believed to be members of a family trapped in a partially collapsed hotel in Taiwan, bringing the death toll from this week's earthquake to 14.

Rescuers brave aftershocks to pull bodies from tilting Taiwan tower

2018-02-08 17:19

Taiwanese rescuers brave aftershocks coursing through a dangerously leaning apartment block that was partially toppled by a deadly earthquake, as their search for survivors uncovered three more bodies.

Survivors recall escape from leaning Taiwan apartment block

2018-02-07 16:14

Chen Chih-wei only realised an earthquake had struck when his apartment suddenly turned on its side.

Quake shakes Indonesia's Java, students injured

2018-01-23 20:43

A moderately strong earthquake has shaken the Indonesian island of Java, damaging hundreds of homes and seriously injuring six students at a school where a roof collapsed

Dutch gas field hit by 3.4 quake, largest since 2012

2018-01-08 22:24

A 3.4-magnitude earthquake rocked the northern Dutch province of Groningen on Monday, the biggest since 2012 following a series of tremors blamed on extraction in Europe's biggest gas field.

Magnitude 4.5 earthquake rocks San Francisco Bay Area

2018-01-04 14:51

A preliminary magnitude 4.5 earthquake shook San Francisco Bay Area residents out of their slumber.

Magnitude 6.2 quake hits southeastern Iran: Seismological centre

2017-12-12 17:52

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Iran's southeastern province of Kerman, the Iranian seismological centre reports.

Earthquake hits Mexico ahead of F1 race, Perez donates R2.2-million

2017-09-21 10:46

A dark cloud has moved above Mexico, just over a month before the country is scheduled to host its grand prix.

AS IT HAPPENED: Mexico quake death toll surges to over 200

2017-09-20 08:15

A powerful earthquake has shaken central Mexico, collapsing buildings in plumes of dust and killing at least 217 people.

Quake in central Peru causes panic

2017-08-13 20:28

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake has hit parts of central Peru causing momentary panic in several cities but with no initial reports of damage or injuries.

WATCH: Taiwan 6.4 magnitude earthquake kills 10 and injures 225 people

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the city of Hualien on Taiwan’s east coast. This is not the first time Taiwan has been struck by an earthquake. In 2016, an earthquake of the same magnitude, killed over 100 people. Watch.

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6 dead, 76 missing after strong quake hits Taiwan

2018-02-07 18:28

Rescuers are working to free people trapped after a strong earthquake near Taiwan's east coast caused several buildings to cave in and tilt dangerously.

Magnitude 6.1 quake rattles Afghanistan and Pakistan

2018-01-31 21:47

The US Geological Survey is reporting a strong magnitude-6.1 earthquake has rattled Afghanistan and Pakistan, including the capital cities of both countries, killing one girl in southwest Pakistan.

Alaska hit by 7.9 earthquake; tsunami warning cancelled

2018-01-23 16:20

A magnitude 7.9 earthquake has struck off Alaska's Kodiak Island, prompting a tsunami warning for a large swath of coastal Alaska and Canada's British Columbia.

5.1 magnitude quake hits Montenegro, causes slight damage

2018-01-04 21:11

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake has shaken northeastern Montenegro causing some material damage but no casualties.

Strong earthquake rattles Indonesia's Java island; 2 dead

2017-12-16 14:35

A strong earthquake shook Indonesia's densely populated Java island, killing 2 people and causing severe damage to dozens of homes near the epicentre.

South Korea postpones college exam after rare quake

2017-11-15 17:26

South Korean authorities have postponed nationwide college entrance exams after a rare 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit the southeast.

WATCH: Devastation in central Mexico following 7.1 magnitude quake

An earthquake in central Mexico on Tuesday, measured at a magnitude of 7.1, has killed over 200 people. Watch for more.

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Moderate quake hits northern Japan

2017-09-08 18:34

A moderate 5.3-magnitude earthquake has struck northern Japan but there was no tsunami warning.

China combs through quake region for victims

2017-08-10 22:33

China has ramped up its response to an earthquake that killed 20 people and injured hundreds, sending supplies and personnel into the mountainous zone as rescuers fanned out.

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