Earthquake kills eight in western China: report

May 11, 2017

Earthquake kills eight in western China: report

An earthquake rocked China’s western Xinjiang region on Thursday, killing eight people and injuring 23 as more than 1,500 homes crumbled, state media reported.The shallow magnitude 5.4 quake struck at 5:58 a.m., centered 213 kilometers (133 miles) south-southwest of the ancient Silk Road city ...

Strong earthquake hits off Philippines, no major impact seen

Apr 29, 2017

Strong earthquake hits off Philippines, no major impact seen

A strong earthquake measuring 7.2 struck off the coast of Mindanao island in the Philippines on Saturday, and the country’s seismology agency advised people to stay away from coastal areas but expected no major damage.There were no immediate reports of casualties, but witnesses said ...

Apr 20, 2017

Two pre-dawn temblors rattle Ibaraki

Two earthquakes with preliminary magnitudes of 4.4 and 4.2 struck Ibaraki Prefecture early Thursday, the Meteorological Agency said.The 2:13 a.m. and 4:46 a.m. temblors both originated in the northern part of the prefecture at a depth of about 10 km, registering 4 on the ...