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September 22, 2022, 3:27 PM

6.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico, 2 dead

A powerful magnitude 6.8 earthquake has struck Mexico, causing at least two deaths, damaging buildings and setting off landslides
September 22, 2022, 3:27 PM
6.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico, no damage known yet
September 20, 2022, 8:38 PM

Mexico's earthquake coincidence drives anxiety for many

Three earthquakes have struck Mexico on Sept. 19 -- in 1985, 2017 and now 2022.
September 20, 2022, 8:38 PM
Since 1985, 3 major quakes on same day; scientists wonder why
September 19, 2022, 11:49 PM

Powerful earthquake strikes Mexico's Pacific coast

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake shook Mexico's central Pacific coast Monday, killing at least one person.
September 19, 2022, 11:49 PM
Powerful earthquake strikes Mexico's Pacific coast
September 19, 2022, 10:46 PM

Strong earthquake shakes Mexico´s Pacific coast; 1 killed

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake set off an earthquake alarm in the capital.
September 19, 2022, 10:46 PM
September 19, 2022, 8:20 AM

Strong quake kills 1, knocks house, derails train in Taiwan

A strong earthquake has shaken much of Taiwan, killing one person and injuring nine
September 19, 2022, 8:20 AM
Strong quake kills 1, knocks house, derails train in Taiwan
September 19, 2022, 2:20 AM

Deadly earthquake in Taiwan

A massive cleanup is underway after two powerful earthquakes, with at least one person killed.
September 19, 2022, 2:20 AM
Deadly earthquake in Taiwan
September 18, 2022, 1:48 PM

Strong quake kills 1, knocks house, derails train in Taiwan

A strong earthquake has shaken much of Taiwan, killing one person and injuring nine
September 18, 2022, 1:48 PM
Strong Taiwan earthquake traps people, derails train
September 18, 2022, 12:54 AM

Strong quake hits Taiwan, topples house, halts rail traffic

A strong earthquake has struck southeastern Taiwan, toppling objects from store shelves, collapsing a house and interrupting rail service on the island
September 18, 2022, 12:54 AM
September 12, 2022, 11:07 AM

Death toll from western China earthquake rises to 93

The death toll from a major earthquake in western China rose to 93 as the search for survivors continues
September 12, 2022, 11:07 AM
Death toll from western China earthquake rises to 93
September 11, 2022, 1:30 PM

3 dead after 7.6 quake hits remote part of Papua New Guinea

The U.S. Geological Survey has detected a 7.6-magnitude earthquake.
September 11, 2022, 1:30 PM
September 10, 2022, 2:21 AM

Strong earthquakes shake part of Indonesia's West Papua

A series of strong inland earthquakes have shaken Indonesia’s easternmost province Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties
September 10, 2022, 2:21 AM
Strong earthquakes shake part of Indonesia's West Papua
1 month ago

China's Chengdu enforces strict lockdown despite earthquake

Authorities in southwestern China’s Chengdu have maintained strict COVID-19 lockdown measures on the city of 21 million despite a major earthquake that killed at least 65 people in outlying areas
1 month ago
China's Chengdu enforces strict lockdown despite earthquake
1 month ago

Southwest China quake leaves 46 dead, triggers landslides

At least 46 people have been reported killed in a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that shook China’s southwestern province of Sichuan
1 month ago
Strong earthquake shakes southwestern China
1 month ago

Strong undersea quake causes panic in western Indonesia

A strong and shallow undersea earthquake has shaken western Indonesia, but no damage was immediately reported
1 month ago
1 month ago

Many still seeking food, shelter a year after Haiti quake

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck southern Haiti a year ago, killing more than 2,200 people
1 month ago
2 months ago

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake shakes part of eastern Indonesia

An undersea earthquake has shaken part of eastern Indonesia, but there are no immediate reports of deaths or major damage
2 months ago
Magnitude 5.7 earthquake shakes part of eastern Indonesia
2 months ago

Strong quake kills 5, injures dozens in northern Philippines

A strong earthquake has killed at least five people, injured dozens and damaged buildings in the northern Philippines
2 months ago
2 months ago

Taliban says quake shakes Afghanistan, injures 31 people

The Taliban says at least 31 people have been injured after an earthquake shook a remote area of eastern Afghanistan
2 months ago
Taliban says quake shakes Afghanistan, injures 31 people
3 months ago

Earthquake shakes Ecuador's coast, teen killed by power line

An earthquake of preliminary magnitude 5.7 has shaken Ecuador’s coast, and authorities say a teenager was electrocuted by a fallen power line
3 months ago
3 months ago

3.5 magnitude earthquake strikes South Carolina

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Elgin, South Carolina, on Wednesday. On Sunday, a 3.4 magnitude earthquake struck the same area.
3 months ago
3.5 magnitude earthquake strikes South Carolina, 2nd in 3 days
3 months ago

Deadly quake a new blow to Afghans reeling from poverty

New relief supplies rolled into eastern Afghanistan after this week's powerful earthquake that state media said killed at least 1,150
3 months ago
Pakistan plane carrying aid joins Afghan quake relief effort
3 months ago

Earthquake kills more than 1,000

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck in southeastern Afghanistan, killing at least 1,000 and injuring at least 1,500. The country has faced a severe food and economic crisis since the Taliban took over.
3 months ago
Earthquake kills more than 1,000
3 months ago

Afghanistan quake kills 1,000 people, deadliest in decades

Afghanistan's state-run news agency reported a powerful earthquake struck a rural, mountainous region of the country's east, killing 1,000 people and injuring 1,500 more
3 months ago
Afghanistan earthquake kills at least 920 people
3 months ago

At least 920 dead in Afghanistan earthquake

Officials say nearly 1,000 people have been killed and 600 injured after a 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck in the eastern province of Paktika.
3 months ago
At least 920 dead in Afghanistan earthquake
3 months ago

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake shakes central Taiwan coast

It was felt across most of the island of 24 million people.
3 months ago
4 months ago

7 earthquakes strike off Iranian coast; no damage reported

Seven earthquakes have struck off Iran’s southern Kish Island, rattling Dubai and other areas across the Persian Gulf
4 months ago
4 months ago

Earthquakes kill 4 people, damage houses in southwest China

Two earthquakes have killed four people and damaged houses in southwestern China
4 months ago
At least one person dead in earthquake in southwestern China
4 months ago

Strong quake shakes southern Peru, but no report of victims

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 7.2 earthquake has shaken southern Peru, though there are no immediate reports of damage or injury
4 months ago
Powerful earthquake shakes southern Peru
4 months ago

Strong earthquake shakes south Mexico; no injuries reported

A strong magnitude 5.5 earthquake has shaken southern Mexico, setting off alarms and driving anxious residents of Oaxaca into the street
4 months ago
5 months ago

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
5 months ago
5 months ago

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
5 months ago
Earthquake shakes area between Taiwan, Japan; no tsunami
5 months ago

Nicaragua rattled by 6.7-magnitude earthquake

The Pacific coast of Nicaragua has been rattled by a 6.7-magnitude earthquake
5 months ago
Nicaragua rattled by 6.7-magnitude earthquake
6 months 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
6 months ago
Powerful 5.2 magnitude earthquake hits eastern Turkey
7 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.
7 months ago
Strong earthquake hits Japan, at least 97 injured and 4 deaths reported
7 months ago

Strong earthquake hits Japan

The earthquake triggered a tsunami threat leaving more than 2 million households without electricity, officials said.
7 months ago
Strong earthquake hits Japan
7 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
7 months ago
7.3 magnitude quake hits north Japan, tsunami alert issued
7 months ago

Powerful earthquake hits northern Japan, tsunami advisory issued

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

Earthquakes shake Indonesia, Philippines; no tsunami threat

Strong, shallow underwater earthquakes have shaken western Indonesia and the Philippine capital region
7 months ago
7 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
7 months ago
7 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
7 months ago
Searchers dig in Indonesia earthquake rubble for victims
8 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.
8 months ago
Guatemala quake rattles cars, bursts power lines
9 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
9 months ago
Strong earthquake shakes Cyprus, Turkey, no damage reported
9 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.
9 months ago
Strong earthquake shakes remote area in western China
9 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
9 months ago
Powerful earthquake shakes northern Taiwan
9 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.
9 months ago
Earthquake shakes bottles off California liquor store’s shelves
9 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.
9 months ago
6.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Northern California
9 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
9 months ago
10 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
10 months ago
10 months ago

Magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes Peru

A historic tower of a 16th century Catholic church was reduced to rubble, leaving three injured.
10 months ago
Magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes Peru
10 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
10 months ago
USGS: Magnitude-7.5 earthquake strikes northern Peru