Magnitude 4.3 earthquake jolts central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck Nantou County in central Taiwan at 7:55 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 19). The latest quake’s epicenter was located in the town of Puli, ...

Earthquake strikes central Greece, no damage or injuries

ATHENS (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 struck central Greece on Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The Geodynamic Institute...

Louisiana helping Puerto Rico with earthquake recovery

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — More than 20 Louisiana state fire marshal employees are heading to Puerto Rico on Thursday to help with earthquake recovery efforts. Gov. John Bel Edwards an...

North Carolina emergency response team goes to Puerto Rico

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A 12-member team from North Carolina is spending two weeks in Puerto Rico helping islanders deal with earthquake damage. The state Division of Emergency Managem...

Mag 7.7 quake hits between Cuba and Jamaica, but no injuries

HAVANA (AP) — A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck in the Caribbean Sea between Jamaica and eastern Cuba on Tuesday, shaking a vast area from Mexico to Florida and beyond, but there were n...

Puerto Rico seeks housing after quake affects 1,690 homes

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s government said Tuesday that in less than two months it hopes to relocate all of the families affected by a recent magnitude 6.4 earthquake that destroyed or...

Magnitude 5.2 quake strikes off Greek island of Karpathos

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An undersea earthquake with preliminary magnitude 5.2 occurred Tuesday off the Aegean Sea island of Karpathos, Greek authorities said. There were no immediate reports of injuries...

Moderate quake shakes western Turkey, no injuries reported

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A moderate earthquake shook buildings in western Turkey on Tuesday, sending people running into the streets for safety, Turkish media reports said. Authorities said there were no...

Turkish rescuers drill into rubble to seek quake victims

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish emergency teams drilled through the rubble Monday, searching for the last two missing quake victims believed trapped beneath a collapsed building after eastern Turkey was...

6.3 magnitude quake strikes off the coast of Solomon Islands

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck off of the South Pacific island nation of the Solomon Islands on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The qu...

Turkey hunts for earthquake survivors as death toll hits 31

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish rescue teams continued to pull survivors from collapsed buildings Sunday, more than a day and a half after a powerful earthquake hit the country's east, killing at least ...

Philippine volcano alert lowered, thousands can return home

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities on Sunday lowered the alert level at Taal Volcano, two weeks after it began spewing ash, steam and rocks, a move that will allow many of the more than...

Morris, Roldan to miss US exhibition against Costa Rica

CHICAGO (AP) — Forward Jordan Morris and midfielder Cristian Roldan will miss the United States' exhibition against Costa Rica on Feb. 1 and will report to preseason with Major League Soccer's Seattle...

5.0 quake hits southern Puerto Rico amid ongoing tremors

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A 5.0 magnitude earthquake hit southern Puerto Rico on Saturday at a shallow depth, raising concerns about unstable infrastructure in a region that has been hit by quakes ...

Death toll from eastern Turkey earthquake climbs to 21

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey climbed to 21 Saturday, with more than 1,000 people injured, emergency officials said. Rescue...