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Peru President pledges support for earthquake victims

Peruvian President Pedro Castillo Terrones on Sunday pledged support for citizens affected by a 7.5-magnitude earthquake in the country's north.According to the U.S. Ge

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Magnitude-6.9 quake hits South Sandwich Islands region: USGS

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 jolted the South Sandwich Islands region at 00:45 GMT on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.The quake had a depth of 10 kilometers, the USGS said.The U.S. T

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Tsunami warning issued after M7.3 quake hits Haiti

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on Saturday, with a depth of 10 kilometers, monitored by the China Earthquake Networks Center.A tsunami warning was issued after the quake.There are currently

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U.S. birth falls to record low in 2020

03:00 The traditional wisdom has been that the world is too populated. But now many countries are concerned about the opposite, declining birth rates.Countries like Japan face a crisis

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M5.5 quake hits eastern Japan, no tsunami warning issued

A magnitude-5.5 earthquake struck parts of eastern Japan on Monday, prompting brief suspension of shinkansen bullet train services, the weather agency and the train ope

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M6.6 quake hits Japan's Miyagi Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued

A magnitude-6.6 earthquake struck off the coast of Japan's Miyagi Prefecture on Saturday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).The temblor occurred at 10:27 a.m. local time (0127 GMT) a

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Brazil faces 400,000 COVID-19 deaths and new virus variants

Brazil has surpassed 400,000 official coronavirus deaths amid warnings that new variants could fuel a tsunami of new infections. Brazilian scientists continue to blame the federal government’s slow r

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5.4 magnitude earthquake hits Fiji: USGS

FILE PHOTO: A seismograph used to used to detect and record earthquakes. /VCG An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 jolted Fiji with a depth of 579.82 km, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Fr

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M6.0 earthquake hits off east coast of North Island in New Zealand

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck the eastern coast of North Island in New Zealand at 7:37 GMT on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.The epicenter of the earthquake was at a depth of 10 k

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Strong quake shakes Japan; no immediate reports of damage

A strong earthquake struck Saturday off northern Japan, shaking buildings even in Tokyo and triggering a tsunami advisory for a part of the northern coast. There were n

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Tsunami warning after M6.9 earthquake hits off New Zealand coast

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake jolted New Zealand at 13:27 GMT on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, triggering a tsunami warning from authorities.The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 kilom

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M7.1 earthquake strikes off Fukushima, Japan

A magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck off Japan's Fukushima Prefecture at 11:08 p.m. local time (1408 GMT) on Saturday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).The epicenter of the earthquake

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M7.5 quake hits southeast of Loyalty Islands, tsunami alert issued

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 jolted southeast of the Loyalty Islands on Wednesday with a depth of 10 km, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Tsunami alert has been issued.

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M7.0 quake hits South Shetland Islands, Chile issues tsunami warning

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 jolted South Shetland Islands at 23:36:55 GMT on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.Chile's interior ministry issued a tsunami warning following the quake

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Remembering tsunami victims

00:45 People in India are honoring the victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami.Survivors and the family members of victims lit candles and prayed for those lost.Around 200,000 people

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Japan to release Fukushima plant water into sea

The Japanese government has decided to release treated water containing radioactive substances from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant into the sea, Jiji news agency, Kyodo news and other local medi

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M6.8 earthquake strikes Banda Sea off Indonesia: CENC

An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck the Banda Sea off Indonesia at 11:09 p.m. Jakarta time on Friday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).The quake at a depth of 640 km was mon