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6.5 quake rocks southern Indonesia: USGS

10 months, 2 days ago
JAKARTA: A strong 6.5 earthquake rocked Indonesia’s main island of Java late Friday evening, the US Geological Survey said, shaking buildings in the capital Jakarta. The tremor was measured at a depth of 91 kilometres (56 miles) and…

Magnitude 6.1 quake hits northern Chile: USGS

1 year, 6 months ago
SANTIAGO: A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck northern Chile, 144 km (90 miles) southeast of Calama, at a depth of 188 km, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said on Saturday. The earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 and…

Two dead after New Zealand earthquake, residents flee tsunami

1 year, 11 months ago
CHRISTCHURCH: At least two people were killed and more fatalities were feared after a powerful 7.8 earthquake struck New Zealand just after midnight Monday, while residents in coastal areas fled following tsunami warnings. As dawn broke…

6.4-magnitude quake shakes central Chile: Officials

1 year, 11 months ago
SANTIAGO, Chile: A 6.4-magnitude earthquake of "great intensity" struck central Chile on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of damage, officials said. The quake, which struck in the early afternoon, shook buildings in the…

6.4-magnitude earthquake hits northwest China: USGS

2 years, 1 day ago
BEIJING, CHINA: A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck China's north-western province of Qinghai on Monday, the US Geological Survey reported, in an area frequently plagued with seismic activity. The quake was 32 kilometres (20 miles) deep,…

Twin earthquakes rattle Indonesia’s Sumatra: USGS

2 years, 11 months ago
PADANG, Indonesia: Two powerful quakes struck Indonesia's Sumatra on Sunday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.