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4.7 magnitude earthquake hits Southwest Iran

4.7 magnitude earthquake hits Southwest Iran

An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale hit Tuesday morning Charmahal and Bakhriari provinces southwest Iran.

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits Siberia

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits Siberia

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted Russia's Siberian region of Irkutsk late yesterday.

Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Philippines Surigao del Sur's City

Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Philippines Surigao del Sur's City

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake jolted Surigao del Sur province in southern Philippines today morning.

6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal

6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal

An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 on the Richter scale jolted central Nepal today morning. "An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 occurred around Ramche of Sindhupalchok district at 5:19 am," the National Seismological Centre tweeted minutes after the tremors.

6.2-magnitude earthquake hits Russian Kamchatka

6.2-magnitude earthquake hits Russian Kamchatka

An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck Russia's Kamchatka peninsula in the far east. According to the United States Geological Survey, the epicentre of the quake was situated at a depth of 329.7 km.

5.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia's Aceh's Nagan Raya

5.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia's Aceh's Nagan Raya

An earthquake of magnitude 5.4 rocked Nagan Raya District in the westernmost Indonesian province of Aceh early today.

Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 strikes northern Chile

Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 strikes northern Chile

An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 struck near the coast of Northern Chile.

Magnitude 4.1 Earthquake Strikes Turkey Marmara Sea

Magnitude 4.1 Earthquake Strikes Turkey Marmara Sea

A 4.1-magnitude earthquake was recorded today in the Marmara Sea off northwestern Turkey.

Earthquake clarification

Earthquake clarification

The Qatar Met department on Wednesday issued a clarification stating that there was "no truth to the rumours circulating regarding an earthquake in Qatar."

Rescuers scramble to find survivors after Turkey quake kills 22

Rescuers scramble to find survivors after Turkey quake kills 22

Rescue workers raced against time Saturday to find survivors under the rubble after a powerful earthquake claimed 22 lives and left more than 1,200 injured in eastern Turkey.

Power back on, but thousands still homeless, in quake-hit Puerto Rico

Power back on, but thousands still homeless, in quake-hit Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico's public power utility said on Monday it has restored electricity to almost all the island, nearly a week after the strongest earthquake in more than a century knocked out all power and caused at least $110 million in damage.

Puerto Rico declares emergency, activates National Guard after earthquakes

Puerto Rico declares emergency, activates National Guard after earthquakes

Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vazquez declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard on Tuesday, El Nuevo Dia newspaper reported