Two strong quakes shake central Colombia; no damage reported

World Dec 25, 2019

Two strong quakes shake central Colombia; no damage reported

Two strong earthquakes, of magnitude 6.2 and magnitude 5.7, struck central Colombia on Tuesday, the Colombian Geological Service said, but there were no immediate reports of any injuries or major damage. The quakes were very close to each other and only minutes apart. The epicenters ...

World Dec 24, 2019

Magnitude 6.0 quake hits off British Columbia

A magnitude 6.0 quake hit off British Columbia on Canada's western coast on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake was very shallow and centered 105 miles (170 km) west of Port Hardy.

M4.7 Christmas quake shakes southern Mexico; no damage reported

World Dec 26, 2017

M4.7 Christmas quake shakes southern Mexico; no damage reported

AP A Christmas day earthquake has shaken southern Mexico. There are no immediate reports of damage. Monday's temblor was centered near the Pacific coast resort city of Acapulco, where the shaking was felt strongly and many people left their homes. Civil defense chief Sabas de la Rosa ...

Strong earthquake in Iran-Iraq border area kills hundreds

World Nov 13, 2017

Strong earthquake in Iran-Iraq border area kills hundreds

At least 332 people were killed in Iran and Iraq when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the region on Sunday, state media in the two countries said, and rescuers were searching for dozens trapped under rubble in the mountainous area. State television said more than ...

World Feb 10, 2016

M6.4 temblor strikes off Chilean coast, USGS reports

A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck off the coast of central Chile on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake, centered 61 miles (98 km) southwest of Coquimbo, an area often shaken by earthquakes, was 20.5 miles (33 km) below the seabed. It struck at 9:33 ...