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Strong quake strikes northern Taiwan

Strong quake strikes northern Taiwan

A strong earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan on Sunday, with residents reporting violent shaking in the capital Taipei but there were no immediate reports of widespread damage.

Sulawesi quake death toll at 84 as Indonesia battles series of disasters

Sulawesi quake death toll at 84 as Indonesia battles series of disasters

A powerful earthquake that struck Indonesia's Sulawesi island last week has killed at least 84 people and displaced more than 30,000, according to search and rescue agency (Basarnas) data on Monday.

Hunt for buried survivors after Indonesia quake

Hunt for buried survivors after Indonesia quake

Rescuers scrambled to find buried survivors Saturday after a powerful earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island killed dozens, injured hundreds and left more feared trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings.

Earthquake strikes central Croatia, killing young girl and damaging buildings

Earthquake strikes central Croatia, killing young girl and damaging buildings

An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck central Croatia on Tuesday, killing a child and injuring many people in the town of Petrinja, and also shook several neighbouring countries, officials and residents said.

Death toll in Izmir's earthquake rise to 83

Death toll in Izmir's earthquake rise to 83

The death toll in Turkey from Friday's powerful earthquake that jolted the Aegean Izmir's region has risen to 83, the Turkish Environment and Urban Planning Minister Murat Kurum said Monday.

Turkish ambassador thanks Qatar

Turkish ambassador thanks Qatar

Turkish ambassador Mehmet Mustafa G?ksu has expressed his appreciation and thanks for the support of the government of Qatar and its people with regard to the recent earthquake in Izmir, Turkey.

Six dead, buildings collapse as major quake hits Turkey, Greece

Six dead, buildings collapse as major quake hits Turkey, Greece

A powerful earthquake hit Turkey and Greece on Friday, killing at least six people, levelling buildings and creating a sea surge that flooded streets near the Turkish resort city of Izmir.

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.