Powerful earthquake strikes California’s wine countryThe strongest earthquake in a quarter century to hit the San Francisco Bay area struck the heart of California’s wine country, igniting gas-fed fires, damaging famous wineries and...
Hundreds dead after quake strikes Yunnan provinceAn earthquake of at least 6.1 magnitude struck China’s Yunnan province on Sunday, killing at least 589 people and injuring more than 1,800 with hundreds still missing, state media...
Magnitude 6.8 quake, small tsunami hit east JapanA magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit off eastern Japan on Saturday morning, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, sparking a minor tsunami of up to 20 cm but causing no damage along the...
Rare magnitude-5 earthquake strikes southern FranceA magnitude-5 earthquake was felt in southeastern France on Monday evening, according to a provisional reading from the National Network for Seismic Monitoring.
Chile rocked by 7.6-magnitude aftershockThe US Geological Survey says a powerful 7.6-magnitude aftershock has rocked Chile’s northern coast, a day after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake in the area killed six people.
Disaster declared after 8.2 quake strikes off coast of ChileA magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off Chile's northern coast on Tuesday night, killing several people, causing landslides and setting off a small tsunami that forced an evacua...
Tsunami warning after powerful earthquake strikes off coast of ChileA magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck off Chile's northern coast on Tuesday night, causing landslides and setting off a small tsunami that forced an evacuation of coastal areas.
ON THE GROUND
Armenia: Leninakan revisitedOn December 7th, 1988, Leninakan, the second-largest city in Soviet-ruled Armenia, was razed to the ground by a devastating earthquake. Twenty-five years later, Gyumri, as the town...
Web documentary: Leninakan RevisitedTwenty-five years ago, Leninakan, the second-largest city in Soviet-ruled Armenia, was devastated by an earthquake. Its hastily rebuilt homes have now become shanty towns. Neverthe...
High-risk operation to carry out more repairs at FukushimaJapan is no stranger to natural disasters and powerful storms. In Monday's Asia Live, our Tokyo bureau looks at how the Japanese media has reacted to the devastation left in t...
Online reactions to Philippines earthquakeToday on the net, online reactions to the earthquake in the Philippines. The "Iron man" suit for soldiers being developed by the US army. And social networks are being en...
Almost 100 dead as huge quake strikes the PhilippinesAt least 93 people were killed after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck the central Philippines on Tuesday, destroying buildings in some of the country’s most popular tourist areas.