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Seismographic graph showing the magnitude of the earthquake. ©REUTERS/David Moir
6.0 quake off Russia's far-east Kamchatka coastline

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula early Tuesday followed by a series of strong after-shocks.

6.0 quake off Russia's far-east Kamchatka coastline
Strong 6.1 earthquake strikes off Japan coast
Strong 6.1 earthquake strikes off Japan coast

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the northern coast of Japan's main Honshu island on Saturday.

Strong 6.1 earthquake strikes off Japan coast
Strong Iran quake causes damage, injuries
Strong Iran quake causes damage, injuries

A strong earthquake of 6.2 magnitude hit southern Iran early on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, with local media reporting of damaged villages and several injuries.

Strong Iran quake causes damage, injuries
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4.4 and 4.7-magnitude quakes hits South Kazakhstan

The shocks were registered on April 30 at 12:55 a.m. Astana time.

4.4 and 4.7-magnitude quakes hits South Kazakhstan
China's Sichuan mourns quake dead one week later
China's Sichuan mourns quake dead one week later

China's southwestern Sichuan province stopped Saturday to mourn the victims of a deadly earthquake that struck exactly a week ago.

China's Sichuan mourns quake dead one week later
Rescuers in China scrabble to find quake survivors
Rescuers in China scrabble to find quake survivors

Thousands of rescue workers combed through flattened villages in southwest China on Sunday in a race to find survivors from a powerful quake as the toll of dead and missing rose past 200.

Rescuers in China scrabble to find quake survivors
Hundreds dead or injured in China quake
Hundreds dead or injured in China quake

Hundreds of people were killed or injured when a strong earthquake struck China's southwestern Sichuan province Saturday.

Hundreds dead or injured in China quake
7.2 earthquake shakes northern Japan: USGS
7.2 earthquake shakes northern Japan: USGS

A major 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck off northern Japan on Friday, seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.

7.2 earthquake shakes northern Japan: USGS
US offers aid as Iran quake kills 40 in Pakistan
US offers aid as Iran quake kills 40 in Pakistan

Pakistani troops scrambled Wednesday to aid the remote victims of an earthquake centred in nearby Iran, as the United States offered assistance and a strong aftershock jolted the region.

US offers aid as Iran quake kills 40 in Pakistan
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Strong quake hits Iran, felt across Gulf and South Asia

A powerful earthquake rattled southeastern Iran and was felt across the Gulf and South Asia.

Strong quake hits Iran, felt across Gulf and South Asia
IAEA begins fresh probe into Japan's Fukushima
IAEA begins fresh probe into Japan's Fukushima

The International Atomic Energy Agency on Monday started a fresh probe into Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, where leaks and powercuts have dented public confidence in clean-up efforts.

IAEA begins fresh probe into Japan's Fukushima
Japan official alerts N. Korean missile instead of quake
Japan official alerts N. Korean missile instead of quake

A Japanese official mistakenly announced the launch of a North Korean missile instead of sending an alert about a strong earthquake that hit western Japan on Saturday morning.

Japan official alerts N. Korean missile instead of quake
Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits western Japan
Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits western Japan

A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit western Japan early on Saturday, injuring at least 15 people and destroying some houses.

Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits western Japan
A stupa built in Raiymbek village will allegedly save Almaty from earthquakes
Buddhist constructs stupa to save Almaty from quake

Kazakhstan citizen Aleksander Gritskov has offered a new way to save Almaty city from earthquakes.

Buddhist constructs stupa to save Almaty from quake
Death toll at 37 as Iran wraps up quake rescue
Death toll at 37 as Iran wraps up quake rescue

Rescuers Wednesday wound up operations after pulling 20 people from the rubble of an earthquake that struck near the port city of Bushehr.

Death toll at 37 as Iran wraps up quake rescue
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Italy marks fourth anniversary of L'Aquila quake

Italy on Saturday commemorated the fourth anniversary of a devastating earthquake in and around the city of L'Aquila which killed 309 people and forced tens of thousands to abandon their homes.

Italy marks fourth anniversary of L'Aquila quake
7.1-magnitude quake rocks Indonesia's Papua: USGS
7.1-magnitude quake rocks Indonesia's Papua: USGS

A major 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian province of Papua on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, sending panicked crowds running into the streets.

7.1-magnitude quake rocks Indonesia's Papua: USGS
Strong quake injures 20 in Taiwan
Strong quake injures 20 in Taiwan

A strong earthquake shook buildings in the Taiwanese capital Taipei on Wednesday, injuring at least 20 people and sparking a fire.

Strong quake injures 20 in Taiwan
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5.2-earthquake hits Almaty oblast

The hypocenter was registered at the depth of 2km and the epicenter was located 253km east of Almaty.

5.2-earthquake hits Almaty oblast
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California quake revives Big One jitters

A 4.7-magnitude earthquake Monday shook buildings in Los Angeles, with US seismologists saying it was the strongest to hit the area since 2010, but there were no reports of damage or casualties.

California quake revives Big One jitters