Earthquakes
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May 9, 2022, 3:15 PM

Preliminary 3.3 magnitude quake jolts South Carolina

A relatively rare East Coast earthquake centered northeast of South Carolina’s capital city has jolted large numbers of state residents awake
May 9, 2022, 3:15 PM
May 9, 2022, 10:37 AM

Offshore earthquake shakes Taiwan; no danger of tsunami

A strong earthquake has struck off the east coast of Taiwan, shaking buildings in the capital, Taipei
May 9, 2022, 10:37 AM
Earthquake shakes area between Taiwan, Japan; no tsunami
1 month ago

Nicaragua rattled by 6.7-magnitude earthquake

The Pacific coast of Nicaragua has been rattled by a 6.7-magnitude earthquake
1 month ago
Nicaragua rattled by 6.7-magnitude earthquake
1 month ago

Powerful 5.2 magnitude earthquake hits eastern Turkey

Turkey's disaster service says a powerful earthquake has hit a town in the country's east
1 month ago
Powerful 5.2 magnitude earthquake hits eastern Turkey
2 months ago

Strong earthquake hits Japan, at least 97 injured and 4 deaths reported

A strong earthquake was felt in Japan, occurring off the coast from Fukushima.
2 months ago
Strong earthquake hits Japan, at least 97 injured and 4 deaths reported
2 months ago

Strong earthquake hits Japan

The earthquake triggered a tsunami threat leaving more than 2 million households without electricity, officials said.
2 months ago
Strong earthquake hits Japan
2 months ago

Powerful quake off north Japan kills 2, dozens injured

A powerful 7.4 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Fukushima in northern Japan, killing two and triggering a tsunami advisory and temporarily causing widespread power outages
2 months ago
7.3 magnitude quake hits north Japan, tsunami alert issued
2 months ago

Powerful earthquake hits northern Japan, tsunami advisory issued

Powerful earthquake hits northern Japan, tsunami advisory issued
2 months ago
Powerful earthquake hits northern Japan, tsunami advisory issued
2 months ago

Earthquakes shake Indonesia, Philippines; no tsunami threat

Strong, shallow underwater earthquakes have shaken western Indonesia and the Philippine capital region
2 months ago
3 months ago

Death toll from Indonesia earthquake rises to 11

Rescuers on Indonesia’s Sumatra island have retrieved more bodies from a strong earthquake two days ago, raising the death toll to 11 while another 400 were injured and thousands displaced
3 months ago
3 months ago

Searchers dig in Indonesia earthquake rubble for victims

Searchers in Indonesia are digging in the rubble of collapsed buildings and mud from landslides a day after a strong earthquake shook Sumatra island, killing eight people, injuring 86 and leaving thousands displaced
3 months ago
Searchers dig in Indonesia earthquake rubble for victims
3 months ago

Guatemala quake rattles cars, bursts power lines

Power lines burst and cars swayed when a 6.2 magnitude earthquake rocked parts of Guatemala, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
3 months ago
Guatemala quake rattles cars, bursts power lines
4 months ago

Strong earthquake shakes Cyprus, Turkey, no damage reported

Cyprus' Geological Survey Department says a 6.1-magnitude earthquake has rattled the small island nation and has been felt throughout the east Mediterranean region
4 months ago
Strong earthquake shakes Cyprus, Turkey, no damage reported
4 months ago

Strong earthquake shakes remote area in western China

The magnitude 6.9 quake struck at 1:45 a.m. in in Qinghai province.
4 months ago
Strong earthquake shakes remote area in western China
5 months ago

Powerful earthquake shakes northern Taiwan

A powerful earthquake has struck Taiwan, shaking buildings in the capital and across much of the northern part of the island
5 months ago
Powerful earthquake shakes northern Taiwan
5 months ago

Earthquake shakes bottles off California liquor store’s shelves

Security camera footage shows bottles fall off a liquor store’s shelves as a strong earthquake struck the Northern California coast.
5 months ago
Earthquake shakes bottles off California liquor store’s shelves
5 months ago

6.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Northern California

The epicenter of the earthquake was 24 miles off the coast of Petrolia, California, which is about 250 miles north of San Francisco.
5 months ago
6.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Northern California
5 months ago

Strong quake hits N California; no tsunami or major damage

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake has struck a rural stretch of Northern California's coast
5 months ago
5 months ago

Indonesia lifts tsunami alert after powerful undersea quake

Indonesia has lifted a tsunami alert following a magnitude 7.3 undersea earthquake that struck off Flores Island, triggering panic in a region prone to fatal quakes
5 months ago
6 months ago

Magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes Peru

A historic tower of a 16th century Catholic church was reduced to rubble, leaving three injured.
6 months ago
Magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes Peru
6 months ago

USGS: Magnitude-7.5 earthquake strikes northern Peru

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 struck northern Peru early Sunday, damaging some buildings and blocking several roads with rubble
6 months ago
USGS: Magnitude-7.5 earthquake strikes northern Peru
6 months ago

State TV: 2 strong quakes jolt southern Iran, 1 dead

Iranian media says two strong earthquakes have struck the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan, leaving one person dead
6 months ago
6 months ago

6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes south of Nicaragua

The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 has struck in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Nicaragua
6 months ago
6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes south of Nicaragua
7 months ago

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake jolts Greek island of Crete

A strong earthquake has jolted the Greek island of Crete two weeks and a day after another temblor killed a man and damaged hundreds of buildings
7 months ago
Magnitude 6.3 earthquake jolts Greek island of Crete
7 months ago

Strong earthquake strikes off coast of Hawaii

A strong earthquake struck off the coast of the Big Island in Hawaii on Sunday, rattling residents and causing items to fall off shelves
7 months ago
7 months ago

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes off coast of Alaska

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 has struck early Monday off the coast of Alaska
7 months ago
Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes off coast of Alaska
7 months ago

Strong earthquakes strike off coast of Hawaii

Two strong earthquakes struck off the coast of the Big Island in Hawaii on Sunday, rattling residents and causing items to fall off shelves
7 months ago
7 months ago

Magnitude 5.9 quake halts trains in Tokyo area; 30 injured

A powerful magnitude 5.9 earthquake has shaken the Tokyo area, injuring more than 30 people and halting trains and subways
7 months ago
8 months ago

Strong aftershock strikes Greek island of Crete

A strong aftershock with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 has struck the southern Greek island of Crete, a day after a prolonged earthquake there left one man dead and injured several people
8 months ago
8 months ago

Strong quake hits Greek island of Crete; 1 dead, 20 injured

A strong earthquake has struck the Greek island of Crete
8 months ago
Strong quake hits Greek island of Crete; 1 dead, 9 injured
8 months ago

Magnitude-6.5 earthquake recorded off coast of Nicaragua

The U.S. Geological Survey says there has been an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Nicaragua
8 months ago
8 months ago

Earthquake rocks home in Melbourne

RATTLED: Security cameras capture the moment when a magnitude 5.8-earthquake rocks a home in Melbourne, Australia. Authorities said no injuries have been reported.
8 months ago
Earthquake rocks home in Melbourne
8 months ago

5.9 earthquake causes minor damage in Australia, no injuries

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake has caused slight damage in suburban Melbourne in an unusually powerful temblor for Australia
8 months ago
8 months ago

No injuries as 4.3-magnitude earthquake rattles Los Angeles

A small earthquake has shaken the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, but there aren’t any immediate reports of major damage or injuries
8 months ago
No injuries as 4.3-magnitude earthquake rattles Los Angeles
8 months ago

Cleanup begins in Acapulco after strong earthquake

Residents of Acapulco are cleaning up broken glass and chunks of plaster as they take in the full impact of a magnitude 7 earthquake centered nearby that shook most of southern Mexico, killing one person
8 months ago
8 months ago

Powerful earthquake hits Mexico

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck right outside the resort town of Acapulco on Tuesday night, causing buildings 200 miles away in Mexico City to sway.
8 months ago
Powerful earthquake hits Mexico
8 months ago

Earthquake causes buildings to sway in Mexico City

Earthquake causes buildings to sway in Mexico City
8 months ago
9 months ago

Scientists detect earthquake swarm at Hawaii volcano

Geologists say they've detected a swarm of earthquakes at Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, though it isn't erupting
9 months ago
9 months ago

Haitians grieve as earthquake death toll rises to more than 1,400

Many Haitians are sleeping outside, afraid that buildings will collapse in an aftershock.
9 months ago
Haitians grieve as earthquake death toll rises to more than 1,400
9 months ago

Search for survivors continues after earthquake in Haiti

Survivor Lucia Civil told ABC News that two of her daughters were killed and her son was badly injured during the earthquake on Saturday. The U.S. Coast Guard is helping to evacuate people.
9 months ago
Search for survivors continues after earthquake in Haiti
9 months ago

EXPLAINER: Why are earthquakes so devastating in Haiti?

A look at why Haiti has had so many devastating earthquakes over the centuries.
9 months ago
9 months ago

Haiti hit by 7.2 earthquake just 1 month after president assassinated

The earthquake killed more than 300 people, and hundreds are still missing
9 months ago
Haiti hit by 7.2 earthquake just 1 month after president assassinated
9 months ago

At least 304 dead, 1,800 hurt as powerful quake slams Haiti

U.S. Geological Survey reports 7.0 magnitude quake off coast of Haiti.
9 months ago
7.0 magnitude earthquake hits off the coast of Haiti
9 months ago

6.9 earthquake strikes off Alaska, no tsunami warning issued

Despite the size of the quake, no tsunami warnings were issued.
9 months ago
6.9 earthquake strikes off Alaska, no tsunami warning issued
9 months ago

U.S. Geological Survey reports 7.0 magnitude quake off coast of Haiti

U.S. Geological Survey reports 7.0 magnitude quake off coast of Haiti.
9 months ago
7.0 magnitude quake reported off coast of Haiti
10 months ago

Largest US quake in half-century causes Alaska little damage

The warning for Alaska covered nearly a 1,000-mile stretch.
10 months ago
Alaska quake produces prolonged shaking, prompts tsunami warning
10 months ago

8.2 earthquake strikes Alaska

Ginger Zee has the latest updates after an 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Alaska overnight.
10 months ago
8.2 earthquake strikes Alaska
10 months ago

Series of earthquakes in eastern Taiwan causes some damage

A series of more than 20 earthquakes has struck the east coast of Taiwan
10 months ago
10 months ago

Magnitude 6.0 quake strikes along California-Nevada border

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has rattled the California-Nevada border
10 months ago
1 year ago

5.8-magnitude quake shakes Peru coast; no reports of damage

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake has hit Peru’s central coast, causing some residents of the capital to run out of shaking homes or buildings
1 year ago