Boulders fall as a vehicle negotiates a road during an earthquake in Bauko, Mountain Province, Philippines on Wednesday July 27, 2022. A strong earthquake left some people dead and injured dozens in the northern Philippines on Wednesday, where the temblor set off small landslides and damaged buildings and churches and prompted terrified crowds and hospital patients in the capital to rush outdoors. One passenger was injured after a boulder hit the vehicle. (AP Photo/Harley Palangchao)

Strong quake kills 5, injures dozens in northern Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A strong earthquake set off landslides and damaged buildings in the northern Philippines on Wednesday, killing at least five people and injuring dozens. In the capital,…

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Residents evacuate their building after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, some 300 kilometers away, was felt in Manila on July 27, 2022. / AFP

7.1-magnitude earthquake hits northern Philippines: USGS

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit the northern Philippines Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said, shattering windows of buildings at the epicentre and shaking high-rise towers more than 300 kilometres (185 miles)…

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A man stands among destruction after an earthquake in Gayan village, in Paktika province, Afghanistan, Thursday, June 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Nooroozi)

Aftershock in Afghanistan as quake toll rises to 1,150 dead

Tents, food, and medical supplies rolled into the mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan where thousands were left homeless or injured by this week’s powerful earthquake, which state media said killed…

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People carry injured to a helicopter following a massive earthquake, in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, June 22, 2022, in this screen grab taken from a video. BAKHTAR NEWS AGENCY/Handout via REUTERS

Afghanistan earthquake kills at least 1,000 but toll expected to rise

KABUL, June 22 (Reuters) – The death toll from an earthquake in Afghanistan on Wednesday hit 1,000, disaster management officials said, with more than 600 injured and the toll expected…

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A shakemap of the earthquake of magnitude 6.1 that struck eastern Afghanistan, near the country’s border with Pakistan, early morning on June 22, 2022. A shakemap represents the ground shaking produced by an earthquake. The information is different from the earthquake‘s magnitude and epicenter as a shakemap focuses on the variation in ground shaking produced by the earthquake, rather than describing the earthquake‘s source or strength. (Source: USGS)

Strong earthquake kills at least 280 in Afghanistan

KABUL, June 22 (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 killed at least 280 people in Afghanistan early on Wednesday, officials said, adding that hundreds of people were injured and the toll was likely to rise…

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People evacuate at a shelter in Soma, Fukushima prefecture on the morning of March 17, 2022 following a powerful 7.3-magnitude quake on March 16. – Authorities lifted a tsunami advisory and electricity was restored after a powerful 7.4-magnitude quake jolted northeastern Japan on Wednesday night in waters near the site of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. At least one person died in the coastal city of Soma and dozens more were injured in the quake, local news agency Kyodo reported, as authorities said emergency departments in affected areas received numerous calls to respond to emergencies. (Photo by JIJI PRESS / AFP) / Japan OUT

Thousands of households without power in northeast Japan after earthquake kills four

TOKYO (Reuters) – Thousands of Japanese households remained without power on Thursday as companies worked to assess damage the morning after a powerful quake hit the northeast coast of Japan, leaving at least four…

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6.7-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia’s Sumatra

Jakarta (AFP) – A strong quake struck off the west coast of Indonesia’s Sumatra island early on Monday, sending residents fleeing from their homes, but no damage or victims were reported…

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Police officers help to evacuate patients after a magnitude 6.2 earthquake damaged a local hospital in West Pasaman, in Indonesia’s West Sumatra province on February 25, 2022. (Photo by IDENVI SUSANTO / AFP)

Two dead as 6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia’s Sumatra

At least two people died when a 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Sumatra island on Friday, with residents shuttling loved ones to safety as buildings crumbled around them. The quake came…

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Expert warns of aftershocks after 5.8 magnitude earthquake today in Laos

A structural engineering expert has warned of possible aftershocks in the next few days, following the 5.8 magnitude earthquake in the Lao PDR at 4.06am today (Monday), which was also…

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Earthquake in Laos felt in many parts of Thailand Monday morning

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck the Lao PDR at 4.06am local time, with its epicentre at a depth of about 10 kilometres, was reported by the Earthquake Observation Division of…

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Villagers stand outside a building in Maumere in East Nusa Tenggara on Flores island on December 14, 2021, after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast in eastern Indonesia. (Photo by YANUARIUS ARLINO WELIANTO / AFP)

7.3-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia

Jakarta (AFP) – A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, with monitors briefly warning of the possibility of hazardous tsunami waves before lifting the threat….

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Injured women receive treatment at a local hospital following an earthquake in Harnai, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of Quetta, Pakistan, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. The powerful earthquake collapsed at least one coal mine and dozens of mud houses in southwest Pakistan early Thursday. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)

Strong earthquake in southwest Pakistan kills at least 23

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A powerful earthquake collapsed at least one coal mine and dozens of mud houses in southwest Pakistan early Thursday, killing at least 23 people as the…

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An emergency and rescue official examine the damage to a building in the popular shopping Chapel Street in Melbourne on September 22, 2021, after a 5.8-magnitude earthquake. (Photo by William WEST / AFP)

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes near Melbourne, tremors rattle southeast Australia

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE (Reuters) A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck near Melbourne on Wednesday, Geoscience Australia said, one of the country’s biggest quakes on record, causing damage to buildings in the country’s second largest city and sending tremors throughout neighbouring states. The quake’s epicentre was near the…

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Powerful quake shakes southwest Mexico, one dead

(Reuters) – A powerful earthquake struck southwestern Mexico near the beach resort of Acapulco on Tuesday, killing at least one man who was crushed by a falling post, and causing…

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A bulldozer clears the rubble of a building that collapsed in the earthquake in Brefet, a neighborhood of Les Cayes, Haiti, on August 17, 2021. – The death toll from a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti has risen to 1,941, the Caribbean nation’s civil protection agency said Tuesday, as a tropical storm brought torrential downpours on survivors already coping with catastrophe. More than 9,900 people were wounded when the quake struck the southwestern part of the Caribbean nation on Saturday, about 100 miles (160 kilometers) to the west of the capital Port-au-Prince, according to the updated toll. (Photo by Reginald LOUISSAINT JR / AFP)

Earthquake, storm and floods: no relief in sight for Haiti as toll rises

Les Cayes, Haiti (AFP) – The death toll from a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti has risen to 1,941, the Caribbean nation’s civil protection agency said Tuesday, as a tropical storm brought…

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A person injured in the earthquake is transferred to a US Coast Guard helicopter in Les Cayes, Haiti, Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, two days after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the southwestern part of the country. (AP Photo/Joseph Odelyn)

Haiti quake death toll rises to 1,419, injured now at 6,000

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — A hospital in southwestern Haiti, where a powerful earthquake flattened homes, shops and other buildings over the weekend, was so overwhelmed with patients that many…

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Firefighters search for survivors inside a collapsed building, after Saturday´s 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Joseph Odelyn)

Death toll in massive Haiti quake jumps to over 1,200

The death toll in Haiti’s powerful earthquake jumped to over 1,200 on Sunday, as crews desperately dug through collapsed buildings for survivors in the Caribbean nation still reeling from its…

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People gather outside the Petit Pas Hotel, destroyed by the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Joseph Odelyn)

Haiti searches for survivors after quake kills at least 304

At least 304 people died and hundreds were injured after a major earthquake struck southwestern Haiti on Saturday (August 14), authorities said, reducing churches, hotels, schools, and homes to rubble…

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Damaged buildings are seen in Fukushima on February 13, 2021 after a strong 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck late off the eastern coast of Japan but no tsunami warning was issued, Japanese authorities said. (Photo by – / JIJI PRESS / AFP) / Japan OUT

Strong 7.3-quake rattles east Japan, no tsunami risk

A strong 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan’s east coast late Saturday, rattling the region hit by the powerful 2011 quake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown just weeks before the disaster’s 10th anniversary….

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A policeman from a K-9 unit searches for anyone trapped under the rubble at Mitra Manakarra hospital in Mamuju on January 17, 2021, which was badly damaged in the 6.2 magnitude earthquake on January 15. – Members of a search and rescue team look for people trapped in the rubble at Mitra Manakarra hospital in Mamuju on January 17, 2021, which was badly damaged in the 6.2 magnitude earthquake on January 15. (Photo by ADEK BERRY / AFP)

Indonesian medics overwhelmed by quake casualties

Medics battled exhaustion and the risk of Covid-19 as they raced Monday to treat scores of people injured by a devastating earthquake on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island. At least 81 people were…

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Rescuers search for survivors at the Mitra Manakarra hospital in Mamuju city. / AFP

Powerful Indonesia quake kills at least 34, topples buildings

A powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Sulawesi island early Friday, killing at least 34 people, levelling a hospital and severely damaging other buildings, authorities said. Hundreds more were injured when the…

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Rescue operations take place on a site secured by the police after an earthquake struck the Aegean Sea, in the coastal province of Izmir, Turkey, November 1, 2020. / REUTERS

Three-year-old rescued from rubble, Turkey quake death toll hits 81

A three-year-old girl was rescued from a collapsed building in the western Turkish city of Izmir on Monday, officials said, nearly three days after a powerful earthquake in the Aegean…

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A policeman removes rubble from a building damaged by an earthquake in Oaxaca, Mexico, Tuesday, June 23, 2020. The earthquake was centered near the resort of Huatulco, in the southern state of Oaxaca.

Powerful earthquake shakes southern Mexico, at least 5 dead

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A powerful earthquake centered near the southern Mexico resort of Huatulco on Tuesday killed at least five people, swayed buildings in Mexico City and sent thousands…

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(Photo) Residents who were evacuated from their homes after an earthquake are seen at a gymnasium of Iwafune junior high school acting as a makeshift evacuation center, in Murakami, Niigata prefecture, Japan June 19, 2019/ Kyodo/via REUTERS

Strong quake strikes northwest Japan, triggers small tsunami, power cuts

TOKYO (Reuters) – A strong and shallow earthquake struck Japan’s northwest coast around Niigata prefecture on Tuesday, triggering a small tsunami, shaking buildings and cutting power to around 9,000 buildings….

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(Photo) The earthquake rattled Changning County in Yibin City at 10.55pm June 17, 2019/EARTHQUAKE.USGS.GOV

At least six dead, 75 hurt in quake in Sichuan, China

BEIJING (AFP) – A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck China’s southwestern Sichuan province on Monday (June 17), leaving at least six people dead and 75 others hurt, officials and state media…

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Kanchanaburi jolted by 4.9 magnitude quake Sunday night

A 4.9 magnitude earthquake jolted the western province of Kanchanaburi on Sunday night, but no casualties or damages were reported. The tremor was felt by people in Muang, Saiyoke, Si…

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Indonesia searches for survivors after quake, tsunami as death toll passes 400

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) – More than 400 people were confirmed killed, many swept away as tsunami waves triggered by a massive earthquake crashed into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, and…

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All Nippon Airways check-in desks announces the cancellation of all flights due to an earthquake

A board next to the All Nippon Airways (ANA) check-in desks announces the cancellation of all flights due to an earthquake, at Chitose airport in Chitose city, Hokkaido prefecture on…

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Death toll in Lombok earthquake rises to 347

The death toll from Sunday’s devastating earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has climbed to 347, the state-run Antara news agency reported today. It said the majority of the…

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Foreign tourists disembark a boat coming from Gili Trawangan island, in Bangsal, North Lombok today, the day after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck the area.

Earthquake death toll on Lombok island rises to 98

Rescuers used diggers and heavy machinery to clear debris and search for survivors after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed at least 98 people on Indonesia’s resort island of Lombok, prompting…

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Tourists flee Indonesia’s Lombok island after quake kills 91

Rescue workers found chaos and destruction across the Indonesian resort island of Lombok today  after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed at least 91 people and prompted an exodus of tourists…

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At least 3 killed in Lombok’s 6.4 magnitude earthquake

At least three were confirmed dead after a powerful  6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the popular tourist destination of Lombok in Indonesia this morning, according to Reuters. The quake which was…

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