Death toll nears 40 from northern Japan earthquake

2018-09-09 09:33

Japanese authorities say 37 people have been confirmed dead from a powerful earthquake that struck the northern island of Hokkaido.

Panic but no injuries as Venezuela hit by 7.3 magnitude earthquake

2018-08-22 08:07

Venezuela has been rocked by a 7.3-magnitude earthquake near its northeastern coast, the US Geological Survey says, causing buildings to sway and people to run into the street in panic but there were no reports of fatalities or injuries.

Another strong quake hits Indonesian island, causing landslides

2018-08-19 11:17

A strong earthquake has jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok, causing landslides on Mount Rinjani and damaging buildings, as it tries to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people.

SA actress recalls Bali quake: 'The possibility of a tsunami freaked me out'

2018-08-06 18:18

South African actress Odelle de Wet has told News24 from Bali that the possibility of a tsunami following a Southeast Asian earthquake "freaked me out a little bit".

Powerful quake rocks Indonesian tourist island, 91 dead

2018-08-06 06:47

A powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, killing at least 82 people and shaking neighboring Bali, as authorities said thousands of houses were damaged and the death toll could climb

10 killed in Lombok earthquake: Indonesian official

2018-07-29 06:39

At least 10 people have died and dozens more were injured after a shallow 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck the popular Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, officials have said.

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.


WATCH: Death toll from Japan earthquake rises as hopes fade for survivors

2018-09-07 09:25

Japanese rescue workers with bulldozers and sniffer dogs are scrabbling through the mud to find survivors from a landslide that buried houses after a powerful quake, as the death toll rises to 18.

Why multiple earthquakes are rattling one Indonesian island

2018-08-20 22:24

The Indonesian holiday island of Lombok has been hammered by a series of powerful earthquakes in the past three weeks that have killed more than 500 people and left hundreds of thousands homeless.

UPDATE: Death toll tops 300 as third strong quake shakes Indonesian island

2018-08-09 11:36

The Indonesian island of Lombok has been shaken by a third big earthquake in little more than a week as an official said the death toll from an earlier quake had topped 220.

Indonesia disaster agency spokesperson says Lombok earthquake caused 'massive' damage

2018-08-06 09:37

An Indonesian disaster agency spokesperson says the Lombok earthquake has caused "massive" damage in north of island.

More than 500 hikers evacuated from Indonesian volcano

2018-07-31 08:44

More than 500 hikers and their guides have been successfully evacuated from an Indonesian volcano after a deadly earthquake triggered landslides that trapped them on the mountain, officials say.

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.

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