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Nepal assesses if quake-hit villages are at risk before rain

By Sat, May 23, 2015 3:15PM UTC 0 Comment

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's government has sent geologists to earthquake-damaged mountain villages to assess landslide risks before the rainy season begins next month....

Powerful undersea earthquake shakes central Indonesia

By Sat, Feb 28, 2015 11:10AM UTC 0 Comment

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A powerful undersea earthquake has shaken parts of south-central Indonesia, but no tsunami is expected because of its great depth....

Strong earthquake hits off western Indonesia

By Sun, Jul 06, 2014 1:08PM UTC 0 Comment

A strong earthquake has hit off the coast of western Indonesia, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage....

Moderate quake hits SW China, causing injuries

By Sun, May 25, 2014 9:55AM UTC 0 Comment

BEIJING (AP) — A moderate earthquake has struck southwest China, injuring about a dozen people and damaging thousands of houses. The quake happened early Saturday in quake-prone Yingjiang county in Yunnan province near China’s border with Burma/Myanmar. The U.S. Geological Survey said it had a magnitude of 5.6. The province’s seismological bureau said on its...

Strong earthquake hits east of Andaman Islands

By Sat, Mar 22, 2014 11:58AM UTC 0 Comment

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...