earthquake

7.3-magnitude quake in Indonesia, tsunami warning issued
7.3-magnitude quake in Indonesia, tsunami warning issued

A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia, sparking a tsunami warning for areas up to 300 kilometres (185 miles) away.

7.3-magnitude quake in Indonesia, tsunami warning issued
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Earthquake in Kyrgyzstan sends tremors to Almaty

Almaty has experienced tremors of magnitude 3-4 from the moderate earthquake that happened in neighboring Kyrgyzstan this morning.

Earthquake in Kyrgyzstan sends tremors to Almaty
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6.4-magnitude quake hits off Papua New Guinea: USGS

A 6.4-magnitude quake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea, the United States Geological Survey said.

6.4-magnitude quake hits off Papua New Guinea: USGS
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5.2 magnitude earthquake in northern Greece

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck northern Greece early, the country's earthquake observatory said, with no reports of victims or major damage.

5.2 magnitude earthquake in northern Greece
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7.3 magnitude earthquake off El Salvador coast: USGS

A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Central America, killing at least one person and prompting a brief tsunami warning.

7.3 magnitude earthquake off El Salvador coast: USGS
Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits China's Yunnan province
Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits China's Yunnan province

A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China's mountainous Yunnan province, killing at least one person and injuring dozens of others.

Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits China's Yunnan province
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6.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Alaska: USGS

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck Alaska and was felt in the state capital Anchorage, the US Geological Survey and social media reported.

6.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Alaska: USGS
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Devastating earthquake in Kazakhstan both distant and imminent: Cambridge Professor

Almaty city in southern Kazakhstan should study active seismic faults to be better prepared for a new devastating earthquake that is "more likely to happen than not".

Devastating earthquake in Kazakhstan both distant and imminent: Cambridge Professor
Major 7.0-magnitude quake strikes Peru: USGS
Major 7.0-magnitude quake strikes Peru: USGS

A major 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked Peru Sunday, US experts said.

Major 7.0-magnitude quake strikes Peru: USGS
California wine country hit by strong 6.0-magnitude quake
California wine country hit by strong 6.0-magnitude quake

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake rocked California's scenic Napa Valley wine country, the strongest to hit the region in a quarter of a century.

California wine country hit by strong 6.0-magnitude quake
Strong earthquake shakes western Iran: US monitors
Strong earthquake shakes western Iran: US monitors

A strong 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck western Iran on Monday, the US Geological survey which monitors quakes worldwide reported.

Strong earthquake shakes western Iran: US monitors
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5.2 earthquake in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Almaty is located near relatively young mountains in a seismologically active zone, but earthquakes of such magnitude are extremally rare.

5.2 earthquake in Almaty, Kazakhstan
Chinese media keep to Beijing's script for quake reports
Chinese media keep to Beijing's script for quake reports

The 150-odd corpses left at the entrance to Longtoushan encapsulated the scale of the disaster it had wreaked on the community in Yunnan.

Chinese media keep to Beijing's script for quake reports
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No Kazakhstanis among those killed in China's earthquake

There are no Kazakhstan citizens among the victims of the devastating earthquake in China that claimed lives of nearly 600 people.

No Kazakhstanis among those killed in China's earthquake
Nearly 400 die in China quake
Nearly 400 die in China quake

A total of 381 people had been killed by the tremor, with 1,801 injured. More than 12,000 houses collapsed and 30,000 were damaged in the quake zone in the southwestern province of Yunnan, China.

Nearly 400 die in China quake
Strong quake hits Mexico, one dead
Strong quake hits Mexico, one dead

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake rattled Mexico, killing an elderly woman who fell as she fled her home and injuring another woman who evacuated from a hospital.

Strong quake hits Mexico, one dead
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Alaska town evacuates after quake tsunami warning

Residents in a remote section of the US Aleutian islands rushed to higher ground after an 7.9-magnitude earthquake off the coast of Alaska triggered a local tsunami warning, an official said.

Alaska town evacuates after quake tsunami warning
Paramilitary policemen treat an injured woman after a 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit Yingjiang county, Yunan province. ©Reuters/Stringer
Shallow 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits SW China: USGS

A shallow earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 hit southwest China on Friday morning, the US Geological Survey said, with Chinese reports saying 29 people had been injured, five of them seriously.

Shallow 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits SW China: USGS
5.9-magnitude quake hits Taiwan
5.9-magnitude quake hits Taiwan

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolted Taiwan Wednesday and shook buildings in the capital, the Seismology Centre said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

5.9-magnitude quake hits Taiwan
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Questions remain as China remembers 6 years since quake

Six years after a huge earthquake killed tens of thousands of people in China, questions over poor building work and corruption were still being asked on Monday's anniversary, as online posters remembered the dead.

Questions remain as China remembers 6 years since quake