NEW DELHI (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake has shaken an area east of India’s Andaman Islands. There were no immediate reports of serious damage, and no tsunami warning was issued. It said the quake measured a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 and struck Friday evening about 113 kilometers (70 miles) east...
EUREKA, California (AP) — Officials say a powerful magnitude-6.9 earthquake struck Sunday night off the coast of northern California, but there were no early signs of a tsunami. The U.S. Geological Survey says the temblor struck at 5:18 GMT about four miles (6 kilometers) beneath the Pacific seabed and about 50 miles (80 kilometers) west...
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong undersea earthquake rocked parts of Indonesia’s main Java island on Saturday, causing some damage but there were no reports of casualties. The 6.1-magnitude quake was centered 41 kilometers (25 miles) south of Kroya, a town near the southern coast of Central Java, with a depth of 83 kilometers (51...
BEIJING (AP) — An earthquake hit a mountainous area in southwestern China Saturday morning, killing at least three people injuring several more, according to state media and the China Earthquake Administration. The quake, which measures 5.9 on the Richter scale by the administration and 5.8 by the U.S. Geological Survey, shook several counties in Yunnan...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A strong earthquake Friday rocked New Zealand’s capital city of Wellington but there were no initial reports of injuries or significant damage. The magnitude-5.3 temblor struck just after 9 a.m. and was widely felt throughout central New Zealand. It was strong enough to knock items off shelves and lasted about...
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