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Strong 6.6 quake hits off northwest Australia

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off northwest Australia Sunday, shaking buildings over a wide area but causing no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
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Strong earthquake hits Indonesia’s Banda Sea

A strong earthquake struck Monday in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, but authorities said there is no tsunami threat.
Rescue workers search for survivors in Changning county in Yibin on Tuesday [China Daily via Reuters]

Death toll from China quakes rises to 12

The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to at least 12 on Tuesday with more than 130 people injured as rescuers pulled seven survivors from collapsed buildings.

Earthquake kills 11, injures 122 in China

The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 11 dead and 122 injured on Tuesday, as rescuers pulled survivors from wrecked buildings.
Russia has launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker as part of ambitious plans to tap the Arctic's commercial potential.

Russia launches nuclear icebreaker to tap Arctic reserves

Russia has launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker as part of ambitious plans to tap the Arctic's commercial potential.
A church worker inspects a bell from the 18th century St. Catherine of Alexandria after its bell tower was destroyed following a 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the town of Porac, Pampanga province on April 23, 2019. – Philippine rescuers were scrambling April 23 to reach dozens of people feared buried under a building near Manila that collapsed a day earlier in a powerful earthquake, as the death toll climbed to 11. (Photo by TED ALJIBE / AFP)

Second quake strikes as Philippines hunts for survivors

Philippine rescuers raced Tuesday to reach some two dozen people still feared buried under a building near Manila that collapsed a day earlier in a deadly earthquake, as a powerful second tremor hit the nation.
Five people were killed when at least two buildings collapsed near Manila after a powerful earthquake set skyscrapers swaying and drove terrified locals into the street.

Five dead as buildings collapse in Philippine quake

Five people were killed when at least two buildings collapsed near Manila after a powerful earthquake set skyscrapers swaying and drove terrified locals into the street.

7.0-magnitude earthquake hits Peru

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 struck southeastern Peru on Friday, the US Geological Survey said.

Earthquake with 7.5 magnitude hits Ecuador

The quake struck 17 kilometers (10 miles) from the town of Montalvo in eastern Ecuador near the border with Peru, the agency said.

Strong undersea earthquake hits Philippines triggering small tsunami

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the Philippine island of Mindanao on Saturday triggering a tsunami warning, with small waves expected to hit southern parts of the country and neighbouring Indonesia.
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Deep 6.3-magnitude quake strikes eastern Indonesia

A deep 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck in eastern Indonesia Saturday night, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.
School pupils ducked for cover under their desks during the earthquake on Tuesday afternoon in New Zealand

Quake rattles New Zealand as Prince Harry, Meghan visit

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake rattled parts of central New Zealand Tuesday, where British royals Meghan and Harry are on tour, but officials said it caused no major damage.
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Tsunami kills hundreds in Indonesia

Nearly 400 people were killed when a powerful quake sent a tsunami barrelling into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, the third deadly Tsunami in the country in 14 years.g
This picture shows damage, which was caused by the earthquake in December 2004 that led to the Asian tsunami, to the Rahmatullah mosque in Lampuuk in Banda Aceh on September 26, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Adek BERRY

5.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Aceh

A 5.0 magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia's western Aceh province early Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

Two die, 241 injured in Iran earthquake

A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck western Iran near the border with Iraq early Sunday, killing two people and injuring more than 200, officials said.

Strong magnitude 7.3 earthquake shakes Venezuela

Venezuela was rocked by a 7.3-magnitude earthquake near its northeastern coast, the US Geological Survey said Tuesday, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
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Indonesia’s Lombok island hit by fresh earthquake

A 6.3 magnitude tremor has struck the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, after an earthquake killed hundreds of people there earlier this month.
Indonesia is frequently hit by quakes [Nusa Tenggara Barat Disaster Mitigation Agency-AFP]

Powerful quake kills at least 10 on Indonesia’s Lombok island

At least 10 people were killed and dozens injured after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia's Lombok island.

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