Earthquake


Morristown, NJ Hit by 1.5 Magnitude Earthquake

Federal officials say a small earthquake rocked part of New Jersey — measuring in at magnitude 1.5. The U.S. Geological Survey says it recorded the quake around 6:30 p.m. Monday…

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Mexico Tallying the Economic Cost of Big Earthquake

Mexican government officials are tallying up the economic losses of the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that caused widespread damage in the capital. Moody’s Investors Service said in a report Monday that…

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Powerful Earthquake Hits Central Mexico, Collapses Buildings

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing some buildings, cracking the facades of others and scattering rubble on streets less than two weeks after another tremor killed…

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Netanyahu to Offer Mexico Earthquake Aid

On the eve of his departure for a trip to Latin America and the U.S., Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said that when in Mexico, he will offer assistance to…

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Mexico Mourns 66 Dead After Quake, Hurricane

Amid the sounds of snare drums, saxophones and sobbing, Mexicans on Saturday began mourning some of the 66 dead after a monster earthquake and a Gulf coast hurricane. Hardest hit…

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Quake Kills Two People on Italian Holiday Island

An earthquake hit the tourist-packed Italian holiday island of Ischia on Monday night, collapsing buildings, killing at least two people and injuring dozens, officials said. Residents and tourists on the…

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Quake Hits Off N. Korea; Experts Rule Out Nuke Test

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake off North Korea early Thursday jolted watchers of the country’s weapons development but experts say it was not caused by a nuclear test. Analysts say North…

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