Earthquakes
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July 30, 2021, 1:06 AM

Largest US quake in half-century causes Alaska little damage

The warning for Alaska covered nearly a 1,000-mile stretch.
July 30, 2021, 1:06 AM
Alaska quake produces prolonged shaking, prompts tsunami warning
July 29, 2021, 5:08 PM

8.2 earthquake strikes Alaska

Ginger Zee has the latest updates after an 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Alaska overnight.
July 29, 2021, 5:08 PM
8.2 earthquake strikes Alaska
July 14, 2021, 1:32 PM

Series of earthquakes in eastern Taiwan causes some damage

A series of more than 20 earthquakes has struck the east coast of Taiwan
July 14, 2021, 1:32 PM
July 9, 2021, 10:32 PM

Magnitude 6.0 quake strikes along California-Nevada border

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has rattled the California-Nevada border
July 9, 2021, 10:32 PM
1 month 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 month ago
2 months ago

5.0 quake strikes off Dominican Republic coast

A 5.0 earthquake has struck off the southeast coast of the Dominican Republic
2 months ago
2 months ago

Earthquake shakes Hawaii’s Big Island

On Wednesday night, the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported an earthquake at an active deep-sea volcano off the coast.
2 months ago
Earthquake shakes Hawaii’s Big Island
2 months ago

Earthquake at underwater Hawaii volcano shakes Big Island

An earthquake at an active deep sea volcano off Hawaii shook the Big Island but didn’t appear to have any impact on nearby active volcanoes
2 months ago
2 months ago

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits Alaska, shakes Anchorage

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Alaska’s Talkeetna Mountains north of Anchorage on Sunday night and smaller tremors continued early Monday
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6.0 magnitude quake recorded off south coast of Panama

An earthquake measuring a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 struck Thursday in waters off the south coast of Panama, according to the U.S. Geological Survey
3 months ago
6.0 magnitude quake recorded off south coast of Panama
3 months ago

Multiple earthquakes felt across Texas

The strongest earthquake was a magnitude of 4.3 and hit just outside Amarillo on Wednesday night. Two smaller quakes were also reported on the Louisiana border and near New Mexico’s state line.
3 months ago
Multiple earthquakes felt across Texas
4 months ago

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rattles Greece's Aegean Sea islands

A moderately strong earthquake with preliminary magnitude 5.2 has struck between the southeastern Aegean Sea islands of Nissyros and Tilos
4 months ago
4 months ago

Moderate earthquake widely felt throughout central Alaska

A moderate earthquake Thursday was widely felt throughout the central portion of Alaska, including the state’s largest city, nearly 200 miles away from the epicenter
4 months ago
4 months ago

Series of earthquakes rattle Los Angeles area

A series of earthquakes have rattled the Los Angeles area early Monday morning with the biggest being a 4.0 magnitude earthquake centered just east of LAX.
4 months ago
Series of earthquakes rattle Los Angeles area
4 months ago

Earthquakes rattle Southern California, no reported injuries or damage

Magnitude 3.3 and 4.0 earthquakes hit about 30 minutes apart near Lennox, California, Monday morning. More than 20 aftershocks have been reported throughout the day.
4 months ago
Earthquakes rattle Southern California, no reported injuries or damage
5 months ago

Powerful earthquakes trigger tsunami watches in the Pacific

An 8.1-magnitude quake struck off the coast of New Zealand, triggering a tsunami watch in Hawaii that was later canceled.
5 months ago
Powerful earthquakes trigger tsunami watches in the Pacific
5 months ago

Powerful quake hits off New Zealand, prompting evacuations

One of the biggest earthquakes to hit the South Pacific in modern history forced thousands of people in New Zealand to evacuate and triggered tsunami warnings across the world
5 months ago
Powerful earthquake hits off northeast coast of New Zealand
5 months ago

Greece: 'Surprise' aftershock adds damage to quake-hit area

A powerful aftershock with magnitude 5.9 has caused additional damage in central Greece, a day after an earthquake damaged hundreds of homes in the same area
5 months ago
5 months ago

Quake rattles Alaska's largest city, no reports of damage

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake Saturday morning rattled nerves as the ground shook.
5 months ago
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New Zealand remembers 185 who died in quake 10 years ago

It's the 10th anniversary of the Christchurch earthquake that killed 185 people.
5 months ago
5 months ago

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake in rural Oklahoma at Kansas border

An estimated magnitude 4.2 earthquake has been recorded along Oklahoma's border with Kansas
5 months ago
6 months ago

7.7 earthquake hits South Pacific Ocean, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck the South Pacific Ocean.
6 months ago
7.7 earthquake hits South Pacific Ocean, no tsunami threat to Hawaii
6 months ago

Strong quake shakes Argentina, Chile; no reports of injuries

A powerful earthquake has struck in northwestern Argentina near the border with Chile, shaking people in parts of both countries,
6 months ago
7 months ago

Strong 5.9-magnitude quake shakes Guatemala

A strong 5.9 magnitude earthquake has swayed buildings in Guatemala’s capital
7 months ago
7 months ago

At least 42 dead as Indonesia quake topples homes, buildings

A strong, shallow earthquake has shaken Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, toppling homes and buildings, triggering landslides and killing at least 42 people
7 months ago
7 months ago

Quake aftershocks keep people out of homes in Croatia

A series of tremors have jolted central Croatia a day after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake killed at least seven people, injured dozens and left several towns and villages in ruins as officials warn of the coronavirus spread in crowded shelters
7 months ago
7 months ago

6.4 magnitude earthquake in Croatia kills at least 7 people, injures 20

The earthquake’s epicenter was about 30 miles away from Zagreb, the country’s capital. Several towns were heavily damaged and the military is now helping with the rescue operation.
7 months ago
6.4 magnitude earthquake in Croatia kills at least 7 people, injures 20
7 months ago

Moderate 5.0 magnitude quake hits Croatia, damages buildings

A moderate earthquake has hit central Croatia near its capital of Zagreb, triggering panic and some damage south of the city
7 months ago
Moderate earthquake hits Croatia, damage reported
9 months ago

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits remote corner of Nevada

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake has struck a remote corner of Nevada
9 months ago
Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits remote corner of Nevada
9 months ago

3.6 earthquake reported off the coast of Massachusetts

The 3.6 quake hit off the coast of Massachusetts.
9 months ago
A 3.6 magnitude earthquake jolts New England
9 months ago

3 quakes shake Alaska's largest city, but no damage reports

Three earthquakes shook Alaska’s largest city and its northern suburb.
9 months ago
9 months ago

Terrifying CCTV footage shows the power of Turkey quake

The footage captures moments of panic and chaos during a powerful earthquake in the Aegean Sea that killed over 100 people.
9 months ago
Terrifying CCTV footage shows the power of Turkey quake
9 months ago

Little girl rescued from Turkey earthquake rubble

In the wake of a destructive earthquake off the coast of Turkey on Friday, some hope is shining through three days later.
9 months ago
Little girl rescued from Turkey earthquake rubble
9 months ago

Rescue crews race to find survivors after earthquake hits Turkey and Greece

A 14-year-old girl was found alive after being buried under rubble for 58 hours.
9 months ago
Rescue crews race to find survivors after earthquake hits Turkey and Greece
9 months ago

Deadly earthquake strikes near Greek islands, off Turkish coast in eastern Aegean

A strong earthquake was reported off the Greek island of Samos in the eastern Aegean Sea.
9 months ago
Deadly earthquake strikes near Greek islands, Turkish coast
9 months ago

Alaska gets tsunami warning after earthquake

Following a magnitude 7.5 earthquake in the north Pacific Ocean Monday afternoon, areas along the Alaskan peninsula coastline have been given an official tsunami warning.
9 months ago
Alaska gets tsunami warning after earthquake
10 months ago

Earthquake measuring 4.2 shakes Turkish megacity of Istanbul

Turkish officials say an earthquake measuring a magnitude of 4.2 hit near Istanbul
10 months ago
10 months ago

Magnitude 4.5 earthquake rattles Southern California

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck Southern California late Friday night
10 months ago
1 year ago

Earthquake strikes New Jersey, shaking reported across state

A magnitude 3.1 earthquake struck in East Freehold, New Jersey, early Wednesday.
1 year ago
Earthquake strikes New Jersey, shaking reported across state
1 year ago

North Chile shaken by powerful quake for 2nd time this week

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 has shaken northern Chile.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Magnitude-6.8 earthquake strikes off the coast of Chile

The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has struck off the coast of northern Chile
1 year ago
Magnitude-6.8 earthquake strikes off the coast of Chile
1 year ago

2 strong earthquakes shake western Indonesia; no tsunami

Two powerful and shallow undersea earthquakes have shaken western Indonesia
1 year ago
2 strong earthquakes shake western Indonesia; no tsunami
1 year ago

Strong quake in Philippines kills 1, damages houses, roads

A strong earthquake has jolted the central Philippines, killing at least one person, injuring dozens, and damaging houses and two buildings used for coronavirus quarantine
1 year ago
Strong quake jolts central Philippines, no damage known yet
1 year ago

5.1 magnitude earthquake reported near North Carolina-Virginia border

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck near the border between North Carolina and Virginia on Sunday morning.
1 year ago
5.1 magnitude earthquake reported near North Carolina-Virginia border
1 year ago

Rare earthquake rattles North Carolina

The 5.1 quake had its epicenter near the Virginia and Tennessee state lines.
1 year ago
Rare earthquake rattles North Carolina
1 year ago

Earthquake caught on hummingbird cam

A family in North Carolina recorded the earthquake on their hummingbird camera.
1 year ago
Earthquake caught on hummingbird cam
1 year ago

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake shakes Los Angeles, but no damage

A magnitude 4.2 earthquake gave the Los Angeles region an early morning wake-up call but no significant damage has been reported
1 year ago
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake shakes southern California
1 year ago

Earthquake shakes Southern California

A 4.2 magnitude quake jolted people awake early Thursday centered north of Los Angeles and followed by a 60-second aftershock.
1 year ago
Earthquake shakes Southern California
1 year ago

Powerful quake shakes Alaska towns, creates small tsunami

A powerful earthquake off Alaska’s southern coast has jolted coastal communities and forced residents to briefly scramble for higher ground over fears of a tsunami
1 year ago
Powerful quake shakes Alaska towns, creates small tsunami
1 year ago

7.8 magnitude earthquake in Alaska

A powerful earthquake off the coast of Southern Alaska sent residents to higher ground after it triggered a tsunami warning.
1 year ago
7.8 magnitude earthquake in Alaska