Earthquakes
Follow the latest Earthquakes news, videos, and analysis from ABC News.
February 13, 2020, 12:17 PM

Powerful quake hits off northern Japan; no tsunami danger

The quake measured a preliminary magnitude of 7.
February 13, 2020, 12:17 PM
Powerful quake hits off northern Japan; no tsunami danger
January 31, 2020, 6:13 AM

Powerful earthquake strikes between Jamaica and Cuba

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake is on the high end of the Richter Scale.
January 31, 2020, 6:13 AM
Powerful earthquake strikes between Jamaica and Cuba
January 29, 2020, 5:23 AM

7.7 magnitude earthquake causes evacuations in Miami

The earthquake's epicenter was more than 400 miles away, off the coasts of Jamaica and Cuba, but rattled parts of the Florida city.
January 29, 2020, 5:23 AM
7.7 magnitude earthquake causes evacuations in Miami
January 29, 2020, 5:21 AM

Earthquake sends bottles crashing to the floor

Security footage shows bottles come crashing down in a Cayman Islands store as a magnitude-7.7 earthquake hit the Caribbean.
January 29, 2020, 5:21 AM
Earthquake sends bottles crashing to the floor
January 28, 2020, 10:39 PM

Earthquake strikes between Jamaica and Cuba

A magnitude 7.7 earthquake occurred between Cuba and Jamaica on Tuesday afternoon.
January 28, 2020, 10:39 PM
Earthquake strikes between Jamaica and Cuba
January 27, 2020, 9:48 AM

6.3 magnitude quake strikes off the coast of Solomon Islands

There were no immediate reports of any damage or injuries.
January 27, 2020, 9:48 AM
6.3 magnitude quake strikes off the coast of Solomon Islands
January 26, 2020, 12:43 PM

Deadly 6.7-magnitude earthquake strikes Eastern Turkey

Buildings collapsed, sending residents running into the streets as the death toll rises.
January 26, 2020, 12:43 PM
Deadly 6.7-magnitude earthquake strikes Eastern Turkey
January 25, 2020, 10:00 PM

5.0 quake hits southern Puerto Rico amid ongoing tremors

The region has been hit by quakes daily for nearly a month.
January 25, 2020, 10:00 PM
January 25, 2020, 5:16 AM

At least 18 killed, hundreds injured in 6.7-magnitude earthquake in Turkey

First responders drilled through the rubble of collapsed buildings in search of survivors of the massive quake, which struck the eastern side of the country around 9 p.m. local time.
January 25, 2020, 5:16 AM
At least 18 killed, hundreds injured in 6.7-magnitude earthquake in Turkey
1 month ago

4.5 magnitude earthquake shakes southern Kansas

The earthquake happened near where several others have happened before.
1 month ago
1 month ago

6.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Puerto Rico

There aren't any threats of a tsunami for the U.S. East Coast.
1 month ago
6.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Puerto Rico
1 month ago

Puerto Rico races to restore power after earthquake

Volunteers have pitched tents and are using lanterns, while some families, too afraid to go home, are sleeping outside.
1 month ago
Puerto Rico races to restore power after earthquake
1 month ago

5.8 magnitude earthquake rocks Puerto Rico

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Puerto Rico early Monday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Service.
1 month ago
5.8 magnitude earthquake rocks Puerto Rico
1 month ago

Puerto Rico calls state of emergency after pre-dawn earthquake

The 6.4 magnitude tremor leveled businesses and homes, damaged schools and killed a 73-year-old man.
1 month ago
Puerto Rico calls state of emergency after pre-dawn earthquake
1 month ago

State of emergency declared in Puerto Rico after 6.4 magnitude earthquake kills 1

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck Puerto Rico in the early hours of Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
1 month ago
State of emergency declared in Puerto Rico after earthquake kills 1
1 month ago

6.4 magnitude earthquake, aftershocks hit Puerto Rico

A powerful earthquake rocked the island and has left at least one hospital without power that comes on the heels of a 5.8 magnitude quake called a foreshock.
1 month ago
6.4 magnitude earthquake, aftershocks hit Puerto Rico
1 month ago

5.8 earthquake, more than 13 aftershocks hit Puerto Rico

It was one of the strongest earthquakes to hit the U.S. territory and it caused small landslides on a highway and damaged houses.
1 month ago
5.8 earthquake, more than 13 aftershocks hit Puerto Rico
2 months ago

3 dead, 7 missing in building downed by Philippine quake

Search and rescue is under way at a building that collapsed in an earthquake.
2 months ago
3 dead, 7 missing in building downed by Philippine quake
2 months ago

Strong quake kills 1, collapses building in Philippines

A strong earthquake has jolted the southern Philippines, leaving at least one person dead and causing a three-story building to collapse
2 months ago
2 months ago

6.8-magnitude earthquake hits the Southern Philippines

Plus, protestors in Delhi, India, have torched buses and blocked roads because of a new immigration law criticized as anti-Muslim.
2 months ago
6.8-magnitude earthquake hits the Southern Philippines
3 months ago

Albania calls for international help to recover from quake

Albania’s prime minister has called on the international community for financial and human resources aid to recover from the 6.4 magnitude earthquake that killed 51 persons and left thousands of damaged homes
3 months ago
3 months ago

Albania’s search for quake victims ends; death toll up to 51

Albania’s search for earthquake victims ends with death toll up to 51; thousands homeless
3 months ago
3 months ago

Rescuers comb building rubble after Albanian quake kills 21

Rescue crews with excavators are searching for survivors trapped in toppled apartment buildings after a powerful pre-dawn earthquake in Albania killed at least 21 people and injured more than 600
3 months ago
Strong quake hits Albania; at least 14 dead, 150 injured
3 months ago

UK halts fracking ahead of election; some want permanent ban

The British government has announced that it will no longer allow fracking because of new scientific analysis that casts doubts on the safety of the controversial practice, but some critics call the move an election stunt and demand a permanent ban
3 months ago
4 months ago

At least 7 killed when earthquake strikes Philippines island of Mindanao

More than 200 people were injured and 10 schools and more than 1,200 homes were destroyed, authorities said.
4 months ago
At least 7 killed when earthquake strikes Philippines island of Mindanao
4 months ago

Philippines quake rattles office workers

Office workers scrambled from their desks as a magnitude-6.6 earthquake shook the southern Philippines.
4 months ago
Philippines quake rattles office workers
4 months ago

Warning for earthquakes? There's an app for that.

California is experimenting with a new system to help warn residents about impending earthquakes.
4 months ago
Warning for earthquakes? There's an app for that.
4 months ago

An early warning for earthquakes? There's an app for that.

California is experimenting with a new system to help warn residents about impending earthquakes.
4 months ago
An early warning for earthquakes? There's an app for that.
4 months ago

Strong quake leaves 1 dead, dozens injured in Philippines

A strong earthquake in the southern Philippines has killed a girl and injured more than two dozen people
4 months ago
Strong earthquake strikes southern Philippines
4 months ago

4.5 earthquake shakes San Francisco Bay area

The San Francisco Bay Area widely felt a magnitude 4.5 earthquake
4 months ago
4.5 earthquake shakes San Francisco Bay area
5 months ago

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes off Chilean coast

The quake caused buildings to sway in the capital of Santiago
5 months ago
5 months ago

5.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Istanbul, no damages seen

A smaller earthquake of 4.6 magnitude was felt in Istanbul on Tuesday.
5 months ago
5.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Istanbul, no damages seen
5 months ago

Albania quake has 340 aftershocks, people afraid to go home

Many people haven't gone back since the 5.8 magnitude earthquake.
5 months ago
5 months ago

5.6-magnitude quake rocks Albania

The earthquake struck 19 miles west of Tirana and injured 68 people.
5 months ago
5.6-magnitude quake rocks Albania
6 months ago

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake hits Alaska, felt in capital city

The Alaska Earthquake Center reports that a magnitude 5.0 earthquake hit southern Alaska
6 months ago
6 months ago

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake rumbles 150 miles off Oregon coast

An underwater earthquake with an initial 6.3 magnitude has struck off the Oregon coast
6 months ago
Magnitude 6.3 earthquake rumbles 150 miles off Oregon coast
6 months ago

Magnitude 6 quake shakes western Turkey; more than 20 hurt

Turkey's disaster management agency says a moderate earthquake has hit western Turkey
6 months ago
Magnitude 6 quake shakes western Turkey; injuries reported
6 months ago

California hospitals question 2030 earthquake standards

California hospitals are asking lawmakers to scale back some earthquake standards because they cost too much and might not be needed
6 months ago
Hospitals in California question 2030 earthquake standards
6 months ago

4 dead after quake hits off Indonesia's Java island

Indonesian authorities say a strong earthquake that hit off Java island killed four people and damaged more than 200 houses, swaying buildings as far away as the capital
6 months ago
6 months ago

Quake hits off Indonesia coast; no major damage reported

A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesia's Java island, swaying buildings as far away as the capital
6 months ago
Strong quake sways buildings in Indonesia capital
7 months ago

Greece: Magnitude 4.2 aftershock strikes close to Athens

A magnitude 4.2 earthquake has struck not far from Athens and seismologists say it was an aftershock from a stronger quake more than a week ago
7 months ago
Magnitude 4.2 aftershock strikes close to Athens: Greece
7 months ago

Back-to-back earthquakes strike Philippines killing 8 and injuring at least 63

Back-to-back strong earthquakes struck a group of small islands in the northern Philippines just hours apart early Saturday, killing eight people and injuring dozens.
7 months ago
Back-to-back earthquakes strike Philippines, killing 8 and injuring at least 63
7 months ago

2 people dead, dozens of homes damaged in Indonesian quake

The government declared a seven-day emergency response period.
7 months ago
2 people dead, dozens of homes damaged in Indonesian quake
7 months ago

Quake in Philippines injures 25, damages homes, churches

Moderate quake hit as people slept before dawn, injuring at least 25 villagers.
7 months ago
7 months ago

Another earthquake in California just hours after a quake near Seattle

The earlier earthquake Friday morning registered just south west of Three Lakes, Washington, which is about 40 miles northeast of Seattle.
7 months ago
Another earthquake in California just hours after a quake near Seattle
7 months ago

4.6-magnitude earthquake rattles residents awake near Seattle

In the last seven days, shifting faults have triggered at least 128 aftershocks above magnitude 4.5.
7 months ago
4.6-magnitude earthquake rattles residents awake near Seattle
7 months ago

Seattle hit by 4.6 earthquake

The early morning earthquake in Seattle comes just days after parts of California were rattled by earthquakes and multiple aftershocks.
7 months ago
Seattle hit by 4.6 earthquake
7 months ago

Officials investigating whether man died when crushed by car during earthquake

Nevada officials believe the death was related to the earthquake.
7 months ago
Man may have been crushed to death by car during earthquake
7 months ago

California earthquakes aftermath

Power and gas have been restored, but residents of Trona are still without running water following two powerful earthquakes near Ridgecrest.
7 months ago
California earthquakes aftermath
7 months ago

Southern California residents brace for 'big one' after twin quakes, but experts say chances are low

Experts say quakes in Ridgecrest are a wake-up call to be prepared.
7 months ago
Fears of the 'big one' spark panic buying in Southern California