Alaska city honors Guardsmen killed in crash after '64 quake

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A month after the second-largest earthquake ever devastated the community of Valdez (val-DEEZ'), Alaska, losses continued to mount. The town had to be rebuil...

Japanese prime minister thanks Taiwan President Tsai in Twitter post in wake of Osaka quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his gratitude to Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen in a Twitter post on June 20 for her concerns about the people of Japan followi...

Japan to check concrete walls after Osaka quake deaths

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government has ordered an inspection of schools walls across the country after two of the four deaths in Monday's earthquake in Osaka were caused by falling concrete walls. ...

Seismologists clarify Mexico soccer fans didn't cause quake

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's National Seismological Service says there was seismic activity around the country's capital Sunday, but it wasn't linked to soccer fans celebrating their country's game-win...

Japan team at World Cup troubled by earthquake, hotel alarm

SARANSK, Russia (AP) — Word of a deadly earthquake in Japan and an early-morning false alarm at a team hotel have given the country's team at the World Cup some unsettling moments. C...

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Mag 5.6 quake hits deep below Guatemala; no damage reports

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake has shaken Guatemala, though there are no early reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was 61.5...

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes Osaka 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At 7:58 a.m. Monday, June 18 a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit Osaka, Japan at a depth of 10km (6.2mi).   At least three people have been confirmed dea...

The Latest: 2 feared dead in Japan earthquake, 41 injured

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in Japan (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Japanese disaster authorities say two people have been found without vital signs an...

Strong earthquake hits Osaka in western Japan

TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake has shaken the city of Osaka in western Japan. There are reports of scattered damage including broken glass and concrete. The Japan Meteorological Agency says...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocks northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.2 earthquake shook residents in northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 4:53 a.m. this morning (June 16), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). ...

Taiwan developer indicted for 14 deaths in quake-toppled Hualien building

TAIPEI (CNA) - The developer of a Hualien residential building has been indicted for 14 deaths resulting from the collapse of the building in the wake of a Feb. 6 earthquake, the Taiwan Hualien D...

Magnitude 5.3 quake rattles Panama; no damage reported

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama has been rattled by a moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake, but officials say there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey ...

Study: 2014 Napa quake may be linked to groundwater changes

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Research suggests the magnitude 6.0 earthquake that rocked California wine country in 2014 may have been caused by an expansion of Earth's crust because of seasonally receding grou...

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.6 earthquake shook eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 11:42 p.m. this evening (June 11), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The quake...