Dec 8, 2015

Guatemala jolted by deep M5.7 temblor; no damage reported

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake shook southern Guatemala on Monday afternoon, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, though there were no immediate reports of damage. The USGS said that the epicenter was near the country’s Pacific coast, less than a mile (1 km) from the municipality ...

Acapulco, Mexico City rocked by 'pretty strong' M5.5 quake

Nov 24, 2015

Acapulco, Mexico City rocked by 'pretty strong' M5.5 quake

An earthquake rattled central Mexico on Monday, swaying buildings in Mexico City. Some office workers rushed to the streets in the capital. Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera wrote in his Twitter account that there was no immediate word of damage or casualties. The ...

Oct 21, 2015

Deep M7.3 temblor rocks Vanuatu; no tsunami warning

The South Pacific nation of Vanuatu was shaken Wednesday by a magnitude-7.3 earthquake, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake struck 335 km (207 miles) north of the capital, Port Vila. It was ...

Sep 28, 2015

Everest climber who turned back to try again

A Japanese climber with only one finger, who failed over the weekend to reach the top of Mount Everest in his latest attempt, will try again within days, expedition organizers said Monday. Nobukazu Kuriki, who lost nine fingers to frostbite in 2012 on Everest, ...