Jan 11, 2016

Magnitude-4.5 quake hits northeastern Japan; no tsunami alert

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 jolted northeastern Japan on Monday, but there were no fears of tsunami, the Meteorological Agency said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries from the 3:26 p.m. quake that was centered in Aomori Prefecture ...

Jan 4, 2016

Predawn M6.7 temblor strikes India's remote northeast

India’s remote northeast region was hit before dawn on Monday by a 6.7-magnitude earthquake but there was no immediate word on casualties. India’s Meteorological Department said the epicenter of the quake was in Tamenglong region of Manipur state. It struck before dawn on Monday ...

M4.8 Canada quake felt across Washington state

Dec 31, 2015

M4.8 Canada quake felt across Washington state

Authorities say a magnitude-4.8 earthquake in Canada was widely felt across northwest Washington state, but no major damage or injuries have been reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck around 11:40 p.m. Tuesday 11 miles northeast of Victoria, British Columbia. Randy Baldwin, ...

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 ...