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Prime Minister Jacinda Adern was speaking live on TV in Wellington when a 5.8 magnitude earthquake felt by almost 40,000 people hit near Levin.
A major 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck Tuesday in the Caribbean between Jamaica and Cuba, triggering a brief tsunami alert and sending hundreds of people pouring onto the streets of Havana.
California has not experienced a major earthquake in around 25 years, which means a massive quake could be yet to come.
"Yeah, we definitely have another earthquake going on."
The Philippines was struck by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake that shook buildings and prompted the evacuation of thousands onto the streets of Manila.
A powerful magnitude 7.5 earthquake has struck in the ocean near the Pacific nation of New Caledonia, prompting authorities to warn of a tsunami threat to nearby islands.
A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck off the western coast of Taiwan, the US Geological Survey said, and was felt hundreds of kilometres away in Hong Kong.
Indonesia sends children back to school ten days after a quake and tsunami devastated the city of Palu. Students are pitching in to help clean up their classrooms and also providing a vital headcount for officials still trying to tally the loss of life.
Here are the latest figures highlighting the scale of devastation wrought by Indonesia's earthquake and tsunami disaster:
Air traffic controller Anthonius Gunawan Agung was on duty near Palu, Indonesia, and refused to leave the control tower until a plane was airborne. The tower then collapsed underneath him, leaving him with fatal injuries. He is being hailed as a hero
Magnitude 5.3 quake wrecks buildings and causes fires as officials urge people in the streets to keep social distancing.
The cables detected a new fault system near the San Andreas Fault, which runs along the California coast.
Southern California residents uploaded footage of the quake shaking water out the sides of their backyard pools.
The Philippines was struck by a powerful 6.1 earthquake on Monday, followed by several aftershocks that were felt in the capital city of Manila.
A strong earthquake has jolted southern Mexico, rattling nerves and swaying tall buildings hundreds of miles away in the capital, but there are no reports of serious damage, injuries or deaths
Several buildings in Anchorage, Alaska were badly shaken by an earthquake with officials describing a quake registering a magnitude of 7.0.
Shrieking with delight, Indonesian kids in disaster-struck Palu rush to cuddle a giant Winnie the Pooh, his horseplay and goofy smiles drawing big smiles in a park surrounded with rubble.
Nearly 2 000 bodies have been recovered from Palu since an earthquake and tsunami struck the Indonesian city, an official has said, warning the number would rise with thousands still missing.
Many children have been separated from their families and are "in shock and traumatised" following Indonesia's devastating quake-tsunami, aid workers said, as much-needed supplies trickled in to shattered communities.
Indonesian volunteers began burying bodies in a mass grave with space for more than a thousand people, victims of a quake-tsunami that devastated swathes of Sulawesi and left authorities struggling to deal with the sheer scale of the disaster.
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