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Two dead, towns cut off after 7.5 New Zealand quake

Wellington  – Two people are dead and there is widespread damage to roads and infrastructure after a 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck New Zealand just after...

Locals evacuated as Tsunami reaches New Zealand shores after quake

Sydney - Locals were being evacuated from many low-lying areas of New Zealand late on Sunday as the first wave of a tsunami reached the...

Indonesian teams inspect islands after strong quake

Jakarta (dpa) - Military and rescue teams were dispatched to Indonesia's Mentawai island chain on Thursday after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck off Sumatra island. There...

Mourning ceremonies held for Taiwan quake victims as toll reaches 98!

Taipei (dpa) - Religious ceremonies were held in Taiwan Friday to mourn dozens of victims of an 6.4-magnitude earthquake a week ago. The confirmed death...

Strong earthquake shakes Taiwan

KUALA LUMPUR, February 14 - A strong earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale shook Taiwan at 4.06am today. The Malaysian Meteorological Department s.2-magnitude earthquake...

5.5-Magnitude quake hits Northeast Japan  

TOKYO, October 3- A 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit Iwate Prefecture in northeast Japan early Friday, Xinhua news agency reported. The incident happened at 9:57 a.m. local time...

Moderate earthquake hits Fiji Islands region

KUALA LUMPUR, October 1- A moderate earthquake, measuring 5.8 on the Richter Scale, hit the Fiji Islands region at 6.34 am today, according to...

Second quake hits stricken town in Peru

LIMA, October 1- For the second time in less than four days,a 3.6-magnitude tremor shook the already quake-affected area of Paruro in southern Peru...

World’s Worst Earthquakes Caused By Humans: Study

London, December 16- Some of the world's largest and most deadly recent earthquakes were not natural disasters at all but were caused by human...

Earthquake Hits Mariana Islands

Kuala Lumpur, Nov 20 - A moderate earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale hit the Mariana Islands at 1 am Wednesday. According to the...