Strong earthquake shakes eastern Indonesia; no casualties

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake shook the Gulf of Tomini on the eastern side of Indonesia on Tuesday, but no serious damage or injuries were reported and no tsunami warning was issued. ...

Earthquake destroys urns in E. Taiwan cemetery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.9 earthquake that shook eastern Taiwan on Sunday failed to harm the living, but the same cannot be said for the deceased. The tremor dislodged a number of...

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake jolts E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan at 11:24 a.m. this morning (May 3), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was loc...

California sends earthquake response experts to Puerto Rico

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is sending 31 disaster specialists to Puerto Rico after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck the island's southern coast on Saturday, the latest in a series of quakes...

Moderate quake hits southern Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake on Monday struck a town in southern Iran, the country’s seismology center reported. The quake jolted for about eight seconds the villag...

Iranian media say injuries jump to 520 in Friday quake

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV is saying the number of injured people from a magnitude 5.9 earthquake on Friday has jumped to 520 from more than 300. Saturday's report said the ...

Iran 5.9 magnitude earthquake kills at least 5, injures 120

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An emergency official says a magnitude 5.9 earthquake in northwestern Iran has killed at least five people and injured 120 others. Pirhossein Koulivand told state...

Emergency official says magnitude 5.9 earthquake in northwestern Iran kills at least 5 people, injures 120 others

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Emergency official says magnitude 5.9 earthquake in northwestern Iran kills at least 5 people, injures 120 others.

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake jolts region of northwestern Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV says a magnitude 5.9 earthquake has struck the northwest of the country. There are no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The report says t...

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake jolts region of northwestern Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV says a magnitude 5.9 earthquake has struck the northwest of the country. There are no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The report says t...

US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China

BEIJING (AP) — US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China.

Shallow magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits remote India

American seismologists say a magnitude 5.9 earthquake has shaken a remote part of India near the border with China in a region that has experienced huge quakes in the past. U.S. Geol...

Haiti quake death toll rises to 17 as govt calls for help

PORT-DE-PAIX, Haiti (AP) — The death toll from a magnitude 5.9 earthquake that hit near northern Haiti has increased to 17. Officials say nine people died in the north coastal city o...

Back-to-back temblors has some Haitians sleeping outside

PORT-DE-PAIX, Haiti (AP) — For some Haitians fearing new aftershocks, the best place to spend the night is under a tree. The one-two punch of a magnitude 5.9 earthquake in northern H...

The Latest: Haiti quake kills at least 11, injures others

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The Latest on the magnitude 5.9 earthquake in northern Haiti (all times local): 8:41 a.m. A magnitude 5.9 earthquake in northern Haiti ...