GOLDEN, Colo. – The U.S. Geological Survey says two strong earthquakes have stuck within hours of each other near the Pacific island nation of Tonga.
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YA’AN, China (Reuters) – China’s worst earthquake in three years on Saturday killed at least 157 people and injured more than 5,700, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said.
A powerful earthquake has hit the border regions between Iran and Pakistan, with reports of casualties currently confused.
SYDNEY — A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea on Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, but a tsunami warning was not issued and no major damage was expected.
A strong magnitude-6.3 earthquake has hit western Japan, injuring at least 24 people and destroying some houses, but there is no risk of a tsunami.
Earthquakes shook a broad swath of southern Mexico on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway in the capital and sending thousands fleeing into the streets as an earthquake alarm sounded. But there were no immediate reports of damages or injuries.
TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian state TV says a powerful earthquake in a sparsely populated area in the south of the country has killed 30 people and injured 650.
Buildings shake but no initial reports of casualties as quake with magnitude of at least 6.1 hits country’s centre.
GUATEMALA CITY — A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Guatemala City on Monday, but residents said they barely felt the temblor and authorities had no immediate reports of damages or deaths.
YANGON, Myanmar — A strong earthquake has struck northern Myanmar, but no injuries were immediately reported.