4.9 magnitude quake shakes Albania, people in the streets

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — A 4.9 magnitude earthquake shook Albania on Tuesday, causing people in the capital of Tirana to pour out of their apartments. Preliminary reports said there were no damage or in...

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...

Moderate earthquake shakes Turkey, no casualties reported

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A moderately strong earthquake shook buildings in western Turkey on Wednesday, causing a few derelict structures to collapse, but authorities said there were no immediate reports...

Puerto Rico seeks more help from US after damaging quake

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vázquez asked the U.S. government Tuesday to issue a major disaster declaration for 10 additional municipalities following the recent damaging earth...

Quake shakes eastern Indonesia; no initial report of damage

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong inland earthquake late Saturday night struck Indonesia's easternmost Papua province. There were no immediate reports of major damage or casualties. ...

Puerto Ricans settle in quake shelters, refuse to go home

GUAYANILLA, Puerto Rico (AP) — A new community has popped up in this earthquake-damaged town in southwest Puerto Rico: it houses 300 people, a dozen police officers and one macaw. Cr...

6.2 magnitude earthquake hits off western Indonesia coast

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake hit off western Indonesian coast in the Indian Ocean on Tuesday, but there were no immediate reports of damage. The U.S. Geological Surv...

Magnitude 4 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4 earthquake jarred eastern Taiwan's Hualien County Tuesday morning (Dec. 17) at 07:41 a.m., according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicente...

1 dead, many more missing in eruption of New Zealand volcano

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand volcanic island spewed a massive eruption of ash and steam while dozens of tourists were exploring it on Monday afternoon, and the site was still too...

Magnitude 5.8 quake shakes central Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A strong earthquake has rattled central Argentina, though authorities say there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The U.S. Geological Sur...

Magnitude-5.4 earthquake felt in southern France

PARIS (AP) — The French earthquake detection agency says a moderate tremor measuring 5.4 in magnitude has struck southern France in a remote area of the Drome department between Lyon and Marseille. ...

Magnitude 5.4 quake jolts Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A magnitude 5.4 quake struck under the Pacific east of Taiwan Thursday (October 17) evening, but most of the island except the southern end felt the tremor, the Central We...

Mourners bury victims of Pakistan quake that killed 24

MIRPUR, Pakistan (AP) — Mourners were burying the victims of a powerful 5.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Pakistan-held Kashmir a day earlier, killing 24 people and injuring over 700. ...

4.3 magnitude earthquake rattles E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.3 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 8:47 a.m. this morning (Sept. 3), reported the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the te...

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake jolts SW Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.6 earthquake rattled southwest Taiwan's Chiayi County this morning at 5:41 a.m., according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblo...