Death toll climbs to five after quake in eastern Indonesia
The death toll from a powerful earthquake that hit a remote Indonesian island chain at the weekend has climbed to five, with thousands living in evacuation shelters, an official said Wednesday.
Quake off Indonesia's Bali causes minor damage, sparks panic
A strong earthquake struck off the Indonesian holiday island of Bali on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey said, causing residents to flee their homes and damaging several buildings.
Major 7.3 quake hits remote Malukus in eastern Indonesia
A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, sending panicked residents running into the streets, but no tsunami warning was issued.
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.
Southern California rocked by strongest quake in two decades
Southern California was rocked by its largest earthquake in two decades on Thursday, a 6.4-magnitude tremblor that caused "substantial damage" at a military facility but otherwise only minor injuries in the sparsely populated area.
Strong quake hits Costa Rica-Panama border: USGS
A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit the Panama-Costa Rica border around midnight on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, revising earlier warnings of "significant damage", as the tremor cut power supplies near the epicenter.
Mild earthquake hits near Rome: institute
A 3.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Rome on Sunday evening, the Italian geophysics institute said, with local media reporting it caused no damage.
Japan issues tsunami advisory following quake
Japan issued a tsunami advisory Tuesday after a strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit the country but there were no immediate reports of damages or serious injuries.