U.S. Geological Survey

Powerful 7.5 magnitude quake strikes central Papua New Guinea

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 - 04:00 GMT

A powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea's Southern Highlands province in the early hours of Monday morning.

Quake magnitude 5.0 strikes southwest Turkey

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 10:20 GMT

An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 hit southwest Turkey at 2022 GMT on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Quake measuring 6.3 magnitude strikes off eastern Japan

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 - 11:26 GMT

An earthquake measuring 6.3 struck off the eastern coast of Japan on Friday.

Fires reported in buildings in Mexico after quake, people trapped

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 12:00 GMT

People were trapped inside various buildings that caught fire in Mexico City after a powerful quake violently shook the capital on Tuesday.

Strong 7.4 quake hits Mexico on anniver. of deadly 1985 tremor

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 07:12 GMT

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico on Tuesday, shaking buildings in the capital of Mexico City and sending people fleeing into the street.

At least five die in Mexico quake; small tsunami triggered

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 - 07:59 GMT

An earthquake of magnitude 8.1 struck off the southern coast of Mexico late on Thursday, killing at least five people, triggering small tsunami waves.