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Four dead, several injured after powerful quake rocks Indonesia

Four dead, several injured after powerful quake rocks Indonesia

Four people died and several were injured after a powerful undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's heavily populated Java island

Tsunami warning as powerful quake hits southwest Indonesia

Tsunami warning as powerful quake hits southwest Indonesia

A powerful earthquake struck off the southern coast of Indonesia's heavily populated Java island Friday

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after 6.9 magnitude quake

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after 6.9 magnitude quake

A strong, magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off Indonesia on Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, triggering a tsunami warning and sending panicked residents fleeing from their homes.

California desert braces for aftershocks from second, stronger quake

California desert braces for aftershocks from second, stronger quake

High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked fires

Californians jolted by strong aftershock following strongest quake in 25 years

Californians jolted by strong aftershock following strongest quake in 25 years

A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the strongest earthquake in the region in 25 years on July 4, which was felt by more than 20 million people.

Strong quake strikes northwest Japan, triggers small tsunami, power cuts

Strong quake strikes northwest Japan, triggers small tsunami, power cuts

A strong and shallow earthquake struck Japan's northwest coast around Niigata prefecture on Tuesday, triggering a small tsunami, shaking buildings and cutting power to around 9,000 buildings.

China earthquake kills 13, injures 199

China earthquake kills 13, injures 199

The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 13 dead and 199 injured on Tuesday as rescuers pulled bodies and survivors from wrecked buildings.

Strong 8.0-magnitude earthquake hits Peru

Strong 8.0-magnitude earthquake hits Peru

A powerful 8.0-earthquake struck northern Peru in the early hours of Sunday, killing one person and injuring 18 others as the shockwave extended into neighboring Ecuador.

Tsunami warning after strong quake off Papua New Guinea

Tsunami warning after strong quake off Papua New Guinea

A strong 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, triggering warnings of hazardous tsunami waves.

New quake strikes as Philippines hunts for survivors

New quake strikes as Philippines hunts for survivors

Philippine rescuers were scrambling Tuesday to reach some two dozen people feared buried under a building near Manila that collapsed a day earlier in a strong earthquake, as a powerful new tremor hit the nation.

Thousands of kids homeless six months after Indonesia quake-tsunami

Thousands of kids homeless six months after Indonesia quake-tsunami

Thousands of children are living in makeshift shelters six months after a devastating earthquake and tsunami pounded the Indonesian city of Palu, aid agencies said Tuesday, as authorities wrestle with a "painfully slow" recovery.

Japan marks tsunami, nuclear tragedy eight years on

Japan marks tsunami, nuclear tragedy eight years on

With flowers, silent prayers and tearful tributes, Japan Monday marked the eighth anniversary of a crippling earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that devastated its northeastern coast and left some 18,500 people dead or missing. P