Powerful earthquake hits Philippines: a least 6 people killed, 120 injured

The late Friday quake with a magnitude of 6.5 roused residents from sleep in the Surigao del Norte province, sending hundreds fleeing from their homes, Joinfo.com reports with reference to ABC News. The quake was centered about 14 kilometers northwest of the

Massive 7.3-magnitude underwater earthquake strikes off the Philippines

The quake, southeast of the island of Jolo , was measured at a depth of 380 miles in the Celebes Sea, the US Geological Survey said. But Philippine seismologists say it was far too deep to cause any damage and casualties or

#prayforscarborough: Brits make fun of the earthquake no one felt

It was the worst earthquake in the UK since 2005. But nobody felt the shake because its magnitude was just 3.8 on the Richter scale. So Brits responded on Twitter with their famous British humor and an ironic campaign support. People shared photos of

Tsunami warning issued after powerful earthquake off Papua New Guinea

The quake of 7.9 magnitude struck 46 km east of Taron in Papua New Guinea on 10:51 GMT (8:51 p.m. local time) of December 17, according to the US Geological Survey. The epicenter of the quake was at depth of 103 km

6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes off coast of Northern California

The US Geological Surv reported about an earthquake of 6.8 magnitude on 14:50 UTC 157 km west of Ferndale in Northern California on Thursday, but later it was downgraded to the magnitude of 6.5. The center of the quake was 10 km deep.

Italy quake toll rises to nearly 250 as rescuers struggle to find survivors

The provisional toll jumped to 247 from the 159 dead listed on Wednesday night, national and regional officials said as a wave of aftershocks rattled a cluster of mountain communities 140 km (85 miles) east of Rome, Reuters reports. The strong 6.2