Deadly earthquake shakes Osaka, Japan

2018-06-18 06:50

A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around the city of Osaka in western Japan, and at least three were killed

UPDATE: 2 killed, 5 missing after earthquake hits Johannesburg gold mine

2018-05-04 06:13

Two miners have been killed and five others are still missing underground after an earthquake hit the Masakhane gold mine west of Johannesburg, the Sibanye-Stillwater company has said.

6.3-magnitude quake hits Papua New Guinea

2018-03-24 21:29

A powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck the island of New Britain in Papua New Guinea, but there was no tsunami warning or immediate reports of damage.

At least 15 killed in Papua New Guinea earthquake - governor

2018-02-28 15:43

A powerful earthquake two days ago has killed at least 15 people, injured dozens and brought work to a halt at four oil and gas fields in a remote Papua New Guinea region, the local governor has said.

Powerful magnitude 7.5 earthquake rattles homes, gold mine in Papua New Guinea

2018-02-26 08:17

A powerful earthquake has rattled forest villages and a large gold mine in central Papua New Guinea, but there were no immediate reports of injuries.

Strong quake rekindles memories of past disasters in Mexico

2018-02-17 11:47

A powerful earthquake that rattled south and central Mexico caused little apparent destruction but rekindled fears in a population that still sees daily reminders of deadly earthquakes five months ago

Rescuers scour toppled buildings after Taiwan quake kills four

2018-02-07 10:14

Rescue workers have scrambled to search for survivors in buildings left tilting precariously on their foundations in the Taiwanese city of Hualien after an overnight earthquake killed four and injured more than 200.

8.2 magnitude Alaska earthquake prompts tsunami warning

2018-01-23 13:11

A magnitude 8.2 earthquake off Alaska's Kodiak Island prompts a tsunami warning for a large swath of coastal Alaska and Canada's British Columbia.

Magnitude 7.6 quake hits in Caribbean north of Honduras

2018-01-10 05:45

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake has struck in the Caribbean Sea north of Honduras.

Earthquake hits Ecuador coast, no injuries reported

2017-12-03 16:06

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake has struck along the coast of Ecuador in the same area where a much stronger tremor left hundreds dead last year


Strong quake jolts eastern Philippines, no damage reported

2018-05-05 12:02

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake was detected off the eastern Philippines, but there have been no immediate reports of any damage or casualties, authorities say.

Magnitude 5.3 quake strikes off Southern California coast

2018-04-05 22:21

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 has struck off the coast of Southern California.

PNG quake leaves 67 dead as aftershocks rock homes - Red Cross

2018-03-05 07:35

At least 67 people have been killed by a major earthquake that devastated Papua New Guinea's remote highlands the Red Cross has announced.

Over 30 people believed dead in Papua New Guinea earthquake - report

2018-02-27 14:09

More than 30 people are believed to have died after a powerful earthquake struck Papua New Guinea's mountainous interior, a report said Tuesday as details of "extensive" damage began to emerge.

13 killed as helicopter on earthquake mission flips, crashes on them

2018-02-18 15:18

A military helicopter carrying officials who were assessing damage from a powerful earthquake has flipped as it attempted to land in southern Mexico, crashing on top of people who had fled their homes and were spending the night outside.

Rescuers brave aftershocks as bodies pulled from teetering Taiwan tower

2018-02-08 08:09

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

Alaska quake shows complexity of tsunami warnings

2018-01-24 19:34

A tsunami followed a powerful earthquake off the coast of Alaska, but before gauges could show it was very small, alerts went out for a big swath of the state, British Columbia and the West Coast.

Tsunami threat after 7.3-magnitude earthquake strikes off Peru

2018-01-14 12:47

The US Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 off Peru's coast.

4.6 magnitude earthquake strikes central Greece

2017-12-31 14:21

A strong earthquake has struck central Greece and was felt in the capital Athens, about 80km to the southeast, but no damage has been reported so far.

Iran earthquake death toll rises to 483

2017-11-26 20:25

The number of dead in a major earthquake that hit Iran's western province of Kermanshah this month has risen to 483, it has been reported.

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