Several missing, scores injured as earthquake hits Japanese island of Hokkaido

A powerful earthquake triggered a landslide that engulfed houses on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido early on Thursday, television footage showed, injuring and trapping dozens of people and cutting power to millions across Hokkaido. A landslide along a long ridge in the rural town of Atsuma could be seen in aerial footage from public broadcaster… Read More Several missing, scores injured as earthquake hits Japanese island of Hokkaido

Buildings collapse as new earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Lombok island 

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Lombok on Thursday, with witnesses reporting collapsed buildings, the latest in a series of tremors on the tropical tourist island that have killed more than 150 people in the past two weeks. Witnesses reporting on the aftermath of last Sunday’s quake in the north of the island said people… Read More Buildings collapse as new earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Lombok island 

Indonesia’s Lombok quake death toll rises to 91

Rescue workers found chaos and destruction across the Indonesian resort island of Lombok on Monday after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed at least 91 people and prompted an exodus of tourists rattled by the second powerful quake in a week. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said the death toll was expected to rise as… Read More Indonesia’s Lombok quake death toll rises to 91

Three dead as magnitude-7.0 earthquake rocks Lombok, Bali islands in Indonesia

A strong earthquake struck Indonesia’s popular tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, killing at least three people and briefly triggering a tsunami warning one week after another quake in the same area killed more than a dozen. The latest quake caused people to flee their homes and move to higher ground. Authorities said the quake… Read More Three dead as magnitude-7.0 earthquake rocks Lombok, Bali islands in Indonesia

Fourteen killed as earthquake rocks Indonesian island of Lombok

A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the popular tourist island of Lombok in Indonesia on Sunday killing 14 people and sending villagers fleeing from their beds into open fields to avoid collapsing buildings. The quake, which rocked the island early in the morning when many people were still asleep, injured 162 people and damaged thousands… Read More Fourteen killed as earthquake rocks Indonesian island of Lombok

One dead, twenty injured as magnitude-7.1 earthquake hits southern Peru

A strong earthquake struck the coast of southern Peru on Sunday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, leaving one dead and around 20 injured and causing homes and roads to collapse. The 7.1 magnitude quake hit at 4:18 a.m. local time (0918 GMT) at a depth of around 10 km (6 miles), the USGS… Read More One dead, twenty injured as magnitude-7.1 earthquake hits southern Peru

Magnitude-7.6 earthquake hit parts of Belize, Honduras and Mexico

An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 that struck near remote islands belonging to Honduras on Tuesday was felt across northern Central America but there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage. The quake rattled windows in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa roughly 323 miles (519 km) to the east and was felt at least… Read More Magnitude-7.6 earthquake hit parts of Belize, Honduras and Mexico