Earthquake


Strong Earthquake Near Osaka, Japan, Kills 4 People

Residents in western Japan were cleaning up debris Monday evening after a powerful earthquake hit the area around Osaka, the country’s second-largest city, killing four people and injuring hundreds while…

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Iran: Magnitude 5.9 Earthquake

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck Iran’s Bushehr province on Thursday, state media reported. The southern province is home to a nuclear power plant. There were no immediate reports of casualties…

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At Least 14 Dead in Papua New Guinea Quake

Up to 14 people were killed in landslides and by collapsed buildings during a powerful earthquake in the remote Papua New Guinea highlands, police and a hospital worker said on…

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Tsunami Threat Recalled for Peru, Chile

A U.S. agency had issued a tsunami threat message for parts of Peru and Chile’s coastlines after a powerful earthquake, saying that “hazardous tsunami waves are forecast for some coasts,”…

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Quake Hits Southeast Iran, Destroys Homes

A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck southeastern Iran on Friday, injuring at least 42 people and destroying several homes in an area where most people live in villages of…

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USGS: Magnitude 4.1 Quake Strikes Delaware

A magnitude 4.1 quake struck Delaware on Thursday, in a rare seismological occurrence for the U.S. Northeast, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake, previously reported at magnitude 5.1 and…

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No Israeli Aid Plans for Iran-Iraq Quake Area

In recent weeks, Israel has sent emergency aid to Houston after Hurrican Harvey and to Madagascar to help contain the Black Death plague, but it will probably not be sending…

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