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A 6.2-magnitude earthquake has struck Papua New Guinea, the US Geological Survey has said, but no tsunami warning has immediately been issued.
An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale has hit eastern Turkey, a Turkish government agency says, with no immediate reports of casualties.
Albanian rescuers have searched rubble through the night looking for survivors trapped in buildings that toppled in the strongest earthquake to hit the country in decades, with more than 20 dead and hundreds injured.
The KwaZulu-Natal coastline was hit by a jarring earth tremor, taking everyone in the province by surprise.
California has not experienced a major earthquake in around 25 years, which means a massive quake could be yet to come.
A 5.9-magnitude earthquake has rattled Taiwan, the US Geological Survey says, disrupting traffic and causing power outages although there were no immediate reports of casualties.
An earthquake has jolted Athens although there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck in South California on Friday evening, with officials warning that there's more to come.
Southern parts of the state were struck by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake, the largest to hit the region in two decades.
A strong earthquake has rattled a large swath of Southern California, followed by a swarm of aftershocks including one during a news conference. WATCH NOW.
A major 7.7 magnitude quake has struck in the Caribbean northwest of Jamaica, the US Geological Survey says, raising the risk of tsunami waves in the region.
The cables detected a new fault system near the San Andreas Fault, which runs along the California coast.
A night-time earthquake in northwestern Iran has killed five people and injured 120, according to early reports on state television.
An earth tremor has been felt on the KwaZulu-Natal coastline, taking residents from as far as Ballito to Port Shepstone by surprise.
A strong earthquake killed at least three people and damaged a bridge, hospital and other buildings on one of Indonesia's less populated islands.
A powerful earthquake has struck off Indonesia's Java island, prompting a tsunami warning for a neighbouring area, the country's geophysics agency said.
Fifty-one people have been injured and several homes, churches and other buildings were damaged when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the southern Philippines fleeing their homes before dawn.
The quake was 11 times stronger than the previous day's 'foreshock', seen as part of an 'earthquake sequence'.
Magnitude-6.4 earthquake causes fires, damage to buildings as residents warned of aftershocks.
A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit the Panama-Costa Rica border around midnight, the US Geological Survey said.
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