New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern was unfazed when an earthquake hit during a live interview

2020-05-25 17:00

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.

Major quake hits Caribbean, triggering evacuations

2020-01-29 10:28

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.

An earthquake has hit south of San Francisco

2019-10-05 19:22

California has not experienced a major earthquake in around 25 years, which means a massive quake could be yet to come.

Philippines hit by magnitude 6.3 quake, Manila buildings emptied

2019-04-22 13:23

The Philippines was struck by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake that shook buildings and prompted the evacuation of thousands onto the streets of Manila.

Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes in Pacific near New Caledonia

2018-12-05 12:12

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.

Hong Kong rattled as 5.7 quake hits off Taiwan

2018-11-26 10:13

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.

WATCH: Students trickle back to school in Indonesia's disaster zone

2018-10-08 19:23

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.

The Indonesia quake-tsunami disaster in numbers

2018-10-05 18:56

Here are the latest figures highlighting the scale of devastation wrought by Indonesia's earthquake and tsunami disaster:

A heroic Indonesian air traffic controller died helping a jet escape the country's catastrophic earthquake

2018-10-01 16:27

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


WATCH: Croatia's Zagreb rocked by powerful earthquake

2020-03-22 12:13

Magnitude 5.3 quake wrecks buildings and causes fires as officials urge people in the streets to keep social distancing.

A network of cables at the bottom of the ocean is helping scientists detect earthquakes

2019-11-29 18:08

The cables detected a new fault system near the San Andreas Fault, which runs along the California coast.

Videos show the 7.1 magnitude US earthquake made swimming pools look like wave machines

2019-07-06 13:42

Southern California residents uploaded footage of the quake shaking water out the sides of their backyard pools.

WATCH: A powerful earthquake sends water cascading down from a skyscraper in Manila

2019-04-23 14:09

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.

6.6 quake hits Mexico; no reports of death or serious injury

2019-02-02 10:32

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

WATCH: Alaska rocked by 7.0 earthquake

2018-12-01 10:36

Several buildings in Anchorage, Alaska were badly shaken by an earthquake with officials describing a quake registering a magnitude of 7.0.

Winnie the Pooh brings laughter to Indonesian quake kids

2018-10-09 18:48

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.

More bodies found as death toll from Indonesia quake nears 2 000

2018-10-08 09:11

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.

Indonesia quake kids traumatised as rescuers race against clock

2018-10-04 15:49

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.

Quake-hit Indonesia starts burying dead in mass grave

2018-10-01 11:50

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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