Earthquakes
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February 21, 2024 at 1:08 PM

More than $400 million needed for western Afghanistan to recover from October earthquake, UN says

The United Nations says more than $400 million is needed for western Afghanistan to recover and rebuild after a devastating earthquake last October that killed around 2,000 people
February 21, 2024 at 1:08 PM
More than $400M needed for western Afghanistan to recover from October earthquake: UN
February 17, 2024 at 9:40 PM

4.7 magnitude earthquake outside of small Texas city among several recently in area

An earthquake of 4.7 magnitude struck early Saturday morning near a small Texas city
February 17, 2024 at 9:40 PM
4.7 magnitude earthquake outside of small Texas city among several recently in area
February 10, 2024 at 5:29 PM

Earthquakes strike Hawaii and Southern California

No serious damage has been reported for the 5.7 magnitude tremor in Hawaii while California's quake came in at 4.6 magnitude.
February 10, 2024 at 5:29 PM
Earthquakes strike Hawaii and Southern California
February 10, 2024 at 2:01 AM

Earthquakes rattle Malibu, Hawaii's Big Island

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Pahala on Hawaii's Big Island hours before a 4.7 quake hit Malibu, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
February 10, 2024 at 2:01 AM
Earthquakes rattle Malibu, Hawaii's Big Island
February 9, 2024 at 9:42 PM

Earthquake hits Hawaii's Big Island, 'strong shaking' in many areas

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Hawaii's Big Island on Friday.
February 9, 2024 at 9:42 PM
Earthquake hits Hawaii's Big Island, 'strong shaking' in many areas
February 9, 2024 at 9:21 PM

5.7 magnitude earthquake hits Hawaii's Big Island

ABC News' Terry Moran speaks with KITV reporter Jeremy Lee who lives in Hilo on the Big Island.
February 9, 2024 at 9:21 PM
 5.7 magnitude earthquake hits Hawaii's Big Island
February 3, 2024 at 8:44 PM

5.1 magnitude earthquake strikes near Oklahoma City

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake has shaken parts of Oklahoma late Friday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
February 3, 2024 at 8:44 PM
5.1 magnitude earthquake strikes near Oklahoma City
1 month ago

Earthquake hits Alaska

A 5.3 magnitude quake was detected near Salcha.
1 month ago
Earthquake hits Alaska
1 month ago

Reflecting on the 30th anniversary of the devastating Northridge Earthquake

ABC News’ Will Carr reflects on the Northridge Earthquake that devastated southern California in 1994 and what lessons it taught experts about earthquake planning.
1 month ago
Reflecting on the 30th anniversary of the devastating Northridge Earthquake
1 month ago

Multiple earthquakes hit Oklahoma City metro area, including 2 of 4.4 magnitude

A series of earthquakes rattled the Oklahoma City metro area Friday evening and Saturday morning, including two 4.4 magnitude earthquakes.
1 month ago
Multiple earthquakes hit Oklahoma City metro area, including 2 of 4.4 magnitude
2 months ago

Rare earthquake rattles Queens, Roosevelt Island

Residents of Queens were awakened by a rare earthquake in New York City on Tuesday morning.
2 months ago
Rare earthquake rattles Queens, Roosevelt Island
2 months ago

Small earthquake rattles parts of NYC

The magnitude 1.7 quake gave a jolt to residents in Manhattan and Queens.
2 months ago
Small earthquake rattles parts of NYC
2 months ago

Aftershocks rattle Japan as death toll rises after powerful earthquake

At least 55 people are dead after a massive earthquake struck the west coast Monday, according to The Associated Press.
2 months ago
Aftershocks rattle Japan as death toll rises after powerful earthquake
2 months ago

7.6 magnitude earthquake hits Japan's coast

The race for survivors is underway as the death toll reaches 48.
2 months ago
7.6 magnitude earthquake hits Japan's coast
2 months ago

At least 8 dead after powerful earthquake strikes Japan, triggering tsunami warning

At least eight people have died after a powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 struck Japan on Monday, officials said.
2 months ago
At least 8 dead after powerful earthquake strikes Japan, triggering tsunami warning
2 months ago

Massive earthquake strikes Japan, triggering tsunami warning

The magnitude 7.5 quake hit on New Year's Day, with tens of thousands facing power outages in the cold.
2 months ago
Massive earthquake strikes Japan, triggering tsunami warning
2 months ago

Eyewitness captures quake chaos at Japan train station

An eyewitness captured scenes of panic in a train station in Kanazawa city after a massive earthquake hit central Japan.
2 months ago
Eyewitness captures quake chaos at Japan train station
2 months ago

Panic, destruction seen after powerful earthquake strikes western Japan

Footage showed buildings shaking, a massive fire and crowds panicking after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck Japan.
2 months ago
Panic, destruction seen after powerful earthquake strikes western Japan
3 months ago

1 dead in earthquake that sparked tsunami warning in the Philippines

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded further earthquakes on Sunday with magnitudes of 6.6 and 6.9, but there were no tsunami alerts.
3 months ago
1 dead in earthquake that sparked tsunami warning in the Philippines
3 months ago

Streets crack in Iceland as thousands of earthquakes rattle southwest

Several roads have cracked in Grindavik, Iceland, a fishing town evacuated on Friday, as thousands of earthquakes led to fears of a volcanic eruption.
3 months ago
Streets crack in Iceland as thousands of earthquakes rattle southwest
3 months ago

String of earthquakes threatens Iceland

Concerns grow as a string of earthquakes has the potential to cause a volcanic eruption.
3 months ago
String of earthquakes threatens Iceland
4 months ago

Rare 5.3 magnitude earthquake jolts West Texas

A rare earthquake stronger than magnitude 5.0 on the Richter Scale struck a remote area of West Texas early Wednesday, officials said.
4 months ago
Rare 5.3 magnitude earthquake jolts West Texas
4 months ago

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake hits Nepal: USGS

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake hits Nepal.
4 months ago
Magnitude 5.6 earthquake hits Nepal: USGS
4 months ago

Urgent search and rescue in devastating Nepal earthquake

Rescuers are desperately trying to save victims in the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Nepal after a strong earthquake.
4 months ago
Urgent search and rescue in devastating Nepal earthquake
4 months ago

4.2 magnitude earthquake hits northern California

No injuries or damages have been reported.
4 months ago
4.2 magnitude earthquake hits northern California
4 months ago

Strong earthquake hits western Afghanistan

The quake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.3, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
4 months ago
Strong earthquake hits western Afghanistan
5 months ago

6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Afghanistan days after devastating weekend quakes

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake has shaken Western Afghanistan.
5 months ago
6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Afghanistan days after devastating weekend quakes
5 months ago

Death toll rises to more than 1,200 after powerful earthquakes strike western Afghanistan

The death toll from strong earthquakes that shook western Afghanistan has risen to over 1,200, the U.N. said Sunday.
5 months ago
Death toll rises to more than 1,200 after strong earthquakes hit western Afghanistan
5 months ago

Urgent rescue operation in Western Afghanistan

It's a race against time to save survivors still trapped beneath the rubble after one of the deadliest earthquakes to hit Western Afghanistan in decades.
5 months ago
Urgent rescue operation in Western Afghanistan
5 months ago

Ways to help the victims of the Morocco earthquake

Following a destructive earthquake in Morocco that has left thousands of people dead and injured, organizations have asked the public for donations to help the victims.
5 months ago
Ways to help the victims of the Morocco earthquake
5 months ago

Amid horror of deadly Moroccan quake, communities band together: Reporter's Notebook

The community in Morocco is coming together following the devastating earthquake.
5 months ago
Amid horror of deadly Moroccan quake, communities band together: Reporter's Notebook
5 months ago

Death toll tops 2,900 in Morocco earthquake

The death toll has continued to climb in the wake of the rare and powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Morocco Friday night.
5 months ago
Death toll tops 2,900 in Morocco earthquake
5 months ago

Survivor and EMT discuss experiencing rare 6.8 magnitude earthquake in Morocco

Lahcen Meskouk and Linor Attias join ABC News from the ground in Morocco to talk about what the latest in the search and rescue in the area after the deadly earthquake.
5 months ago
Survivor and EMT discuss experiencing rare 6.8 magnitude earthquake in Morocco
5 months ago

Death toll climbs in Morocco earthquake

At least 2,800 people have been confirmed dead and thousands more injured as rescue teams race to reach the most remote areas in the country’s High Atlas mountains devastated by the earthquake.
5 months ago
Death toll climbs in Morocco earthquake
5 months ago

Morocco earthquake survivors speak out about deadly catastrophe

The death toll has continued to climb in the wake of the rare and powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Morocco Friday night.
5 months ago
Morocco earthquake survivors speak out about deadly catastrophe
5 months ago

Morocco earthquake death toll rises as crews race to save trapped victims

Ambulances and aid teams reached the epicenter for the first time since Friday’s quake.
5 months ago
Morocco earthquake death toll rises as crews race to save trapped victims
5 months ago

Devastating earthquake severely damages old town of Marrakech

The death toll has continued to climb in the wake of the rare and powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Morocco.
5 months ago
Devastating earthquake severely damages old town of Marrakech
5 months ago

World Central Kitchen lending a hand in Morocco after earthquake

The relief team was on the ground within hours of the deadly earthquake to provide support to survivors.
5 months ago
World Central Kitchen lending a hand in Morocco after earthquake
5 months ago

Death toll rises in historic Morocco earthquake

Two survivors of the 6.8 magnitude earthquake join ABC News to share their story of survival.
5 months ago
Death toll rises in historic Morocco earthquake
5 months ago

World Central Kitchen lending hand with earthquake relief in Morocco

Nearly 2,600 people are confirmed dead and roughly 2,400 injured after a massive earthquake.
5 months ago
World Central Kitchen lending hand with earthquake relief in Morocco
5 months ago

Race to find survivors of deadly Morocco earthquake

At least 2,122 people are dead in Morocco following Friday's massive earthquake.
5 months ago
Race to find survivors of deadly Morocco earthquake
5 months ago

Blinken pledges aid after Morocco earthquake, defends G20 statement on Ukraine war

Antony Blinken talked on "This Week" about Elon Musk's role with Starlink in Ukraine, the response to the Morocco earthquake and more
5 months ago
Blinken pledges aid after Morocco earthquake, defends G20 statement on Ukraine war
5 months ago

More than 2,100 killed in Morocco earthquake

There is an urgent search for survivors in Morroco, which was hit by its strongest earthquake in a century on Friday night.
5 months ago
More than 2,100 killed in Morocco earthquake
6 months ago

Moroccan earthquake death toll rises

Morocco’s death toll surpasses 2,000 people following the rare, destructive 6.8-magnitude quake, officials said.
6 months ago
Moroccan earthquake death toll rises
6 months ago

Hundreds killed in powerful earthquake in Morocco

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake kills at least 820 and injures 672.
6 months ago
Hundreds killed in powerful earthquake in Morocco
6 months ago

5.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Northern California

The quake hit Shasta County, centered near the town of Burney.
6 months ago
5.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Northern California
6 months ago

As Japan readies Fukushima water for Pacific release on Thursday, officials seek to calm health concerns

Japan plans to begin a decades-long process of releasing treated wastewater from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear meltdown into the Pacific Ocean on Thursday.
6 months ago
Japan readies Fukushima water for Pacific release on Thursday
7 months ago

7.2-magnitude earthquake strikes near Alaska Peninsula, prompting brief tsunami warning

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck near the Alaskan coast late Saturday, prompting the NWS to issue and then cancel a tsunami warning.
7 months ago
7.2-magnitude earthquake strikes near Alaska, prompting brief tsunami warning
7 months ago

Major earthquake off coast of Alaska

The 7.2 magnitude earthquake briefly triggered a tsunami warning when it hit more than 55 miles off Sand Point, along the Alaskan peninsula.
7 months ago
Major earthquake off coast of Alaska
9 months ago

Minor earthquake shakes residents near New York City

A 2.2 magnitude impacted the New York metro area around 1:50 a.m., according to the United States Geological Service.
9 months ago
Minor earthquake shakes residents near New York City