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6.5 quake rocks southern Indonesia: USGS

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

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…

6.4-magnitude quake shakes central Chile: Officials

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

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,…