Strong, deep earthquake shakes area off Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake located far below the Earth's surface has shaken an area in Indonesia's Flores Sea. There were no immediate reports of damage or tsunami warnings. ...

Magnitude-4.8 quake rocks Central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A magnitude-4.8 earthquake struck Central Taiwan’s Nantou County Friday evening, but no damages or casualties were immediately reported. The same region included ...

Quakes rock southern Italy, alarmed people sleeping outdoors

ROME (AP) — At least nine earthquakes have rocked southern Italy in two hours, prompting frightened residents to sleep outdoors. Italy's national seismology agency INGV says the stro...

Alaska's North Slope shaken by 2 largest recorded quakes

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The largest earthquake to ever rock Alaska's North Slope was followed about six hours later by the second largest — an aftershock of the first. A magnitude 6...

Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok a week ago has passed 400 and the government is estimating economic losses of at least several ...

The Latest: Alaska's North Slope region hit by another quake

KAKTOVIK, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on eathquakes hitting Alaska's North Slope (all times local): 1:35 p.m. The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquak...

Strongest-ever earthquake hits Alaska's North Slope region

KAVIK RIVER CAMP, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's North Slope was hit Sunday by the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the region, the state's seismologist said. At 6:58 a.m. Sunday, t...

Northern Albania hit by 5.1 magnitude earthquake

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The U.S. Geological survey reports that an earthquake of magnitude 5.1 has struck northern Albania. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. ...

Indonesian island lifted 10 inches by deadly quake

TANJUNG, Indonesia (AP) — Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimeters (10 inches). Usi...

After Indonesia quake, a new worry: deadly aftershocks

MATARAM, Indonesia (AP) — After a deadly earthquake devastated the Indonesian island of Lombok last weekend, Husni Handayani thought the worst was over. The powerful quake claimed hu...

Rebuilding mosques priority for devout on quake-hit Lombok

TANJUNG, Indonesia (AP) — On Indonesia's earthquake-devastated Lombok island, people are reeling as they mourn more than 300 dead and sleep in makeshift shelters, but foremost in the minds of some is ...

4 days after Indonesia quake, injured struggling for help

KAYANGAN, Indonesia (AP) — Falling rubble instantly paralyzed Mary Andoni from the waist down when Indonesia was shaken by one of its deadliest earthquakes in years. But there was nobody in her destro...

The Latest: Aftershock shakes quake-hit Indonesian island

BANGSAL, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on the Indonesian earthquake (all times local): 12:45 p.m. A strong aftershock has shaken the Indonesian island of Lombok where...

Strong aftershock hits Indonesian island of Lombok where tens of thousands are homeless after powerful quake Sunday

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Strong aftershock hits Indonesian island of Lombok where tens of thousands are homeless after powerful quake Sunday.

20,000 still without aid on quake-hit Indonesian island

BANGSAL, Indonesia (AP) — The Indonesian Red Cross says it's focusing its Lombok earthquake relief efforts on an estimated 20,000 people in remote areas in the north of the island where aid still has ...