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Life goes on in earthquake-stricken Bohol

Bohol is world famous for being the residence of one of the Philippines’ most popular tourist attractions-the Chocolate Hills, a unique geological formation of over 1200 hills which are spread withi

Breaking News: Earthquake hits Cook Strait, New Zealand

(eTN) – Cook Strait, located between the North and South Islands of New Zealand, has been struck by a 6.9 Richter Scale earthquake, the United States Geological Survey has said.

Earthquake strikes northern Italy – one injured, dozens evacuated

MILAN, Italy - At least one person was injured and dozens evacuated after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck north-central Italy on Friday.

Strong earthquake rocks tourist island Crete, Greece

A strong 5,8 earthquake was measured in Greece Sunday night.

Magnitute 6.2 earthquake rocks southern Iran

Strong earthquake rocks Southern Iran. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.2 Date-Time 11 May 2013 02:08:14 UTC 11 May 2013 06:38:15 near epicenter

1700 individual tourists and 38 tour groups evacuated from quake-hit region

BEIJING, China - Over 1,700 individual tourists and 38 tour groups in Southwest China's Ya'an city have been evacuated safely after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the region on Saturday, tourism autho

6.6 magnitude earthquake hits Leshan, China

Powerful earthquake has struck Sichuan region in western China. This earthquake can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

No big damage expected after major earthquake in Taiwan

A strong earthquake has been felt throughout Taiwan. Most earthquake don't cause casualties or damage. So far no damages had been reported.

Santa Cruz Islands rocked by 3 quakes

The US Geological Survey reported a strong 8.0-magnitude quake struck the Santa Cruz Islands in the South Pacific today February 6, 2013 at 01:12:23 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time).

Earthquake rocks Peru’s tourist region of Cusco

LIMA, Peru - A magnitude 5.2 earthquake shook Peru's tourist region of Cusco, home to the Inca site Machu Picchu, though there were no immediate reports of damage, seismologists said Sunday.

Major earthquake in Miramar felt in Thailand

(eTN) - A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck northern Myanmar on Sunday, collapsing a bridge and a gold mine, damaging several old Buddhist pagodas and leaving as many as 12 people feared dead.

Strong 7.4 earthquake rocks Guatemala

(eTN) - According to the US Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center, a 7.4 quake struck off the Pacific Coast of Guatemala on November 7, 2012 at 1635 UTC.

Christchurch launches campaign to lure back Australian tourists

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - Christchurch is launching a campaign to lure Australian visitors back to the earthquake-ravaged city, the same day New Zealanders are being urged to dive under their desks

Strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocks Baja Peninsula

A powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Mexico's Baja Peninsula Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Costa Rica rocked by 7.6 earthquake

(eTN) - A 7.6 magnitude earthquake shook Costa Rica at 14:42:10 UTC today, Wednesday, September 5, 2012, off the northwest coast, according to a report from the US Geological Survey.

Death toll from Italian earthquake rises to 17

MEDOLLA, Italy - The death toll from a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in northern Italy rose to 17 after the discovery of another body, officials said Wednesday, as questions were asked about why factory bu

Italy quake leaves thousands of survivors huddled in tents and cars

FINALE EMILIA, Italy - Aftershocks rattled Italy's industrial heartland throughout Sunday evening following a magnitude 6.0 quake that struck around 4:00 am.

Japan: A WTTC affair to remember

It is now common knowledge that not only did Japan successfully host this year’s World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit, but it managed to bring new elements to the annual gathering of

6.9 quake rocks Gulf of California

Mexico's Gulf of California were rocked by two strong earthquakes at magnitudes of 6.9 and 6.2, occurring just minutes apart early Thursday morning at 12:16 am and 12:06 am local time.

Japan: the road to recovery a year after the quake

Professor Tomohiko Taniguchi is on a tour of Europe in his role as Japan's "Kizuna Ambassador" to speak about his country's recovery after the great East Japan earthquake.

Okinawa’s role in leading Japan in tourism risk management preparedness

(eTN) - On the days immediately before, during and after the first anniversary of the March 11 , 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Japan engaged in days of soul-searching and reflection on the events of t

Mexico shaken by big 7.6 quake

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico's capital today, as reported by the US Geological Survey. Mexico's president, Felipe Calderon, said in a tweet that the magnitude was 7.8.

Magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes eastern Japan, Tokyo

Strong earthquake rocked eastern Japan on Sunday, according to US Geological Survey report.

Expert shares tips from living 10 years off the grid

Some scoff at doomsday prophecies, but this year alone, millions of people have endured catastrophes of seeming apocalyptic proportions. Consider:

6.9 earthquake shakes Peru

At 1854 UTC on Friday, October 28, 2011, a 6.9 magnitude earthquake shook Peru. The center of the quake was located 32 miles SSW of the town of Ica, and 178 miles SSE of the capital of Lima.

Turkish earthquake does not deter Russian tourists

According to a major tour operator, Russian tourists continued to arrive in Turkey despite aftershocks from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that leveled buildings and killed some 270 people in the country'

Hundreds feared dead after devastating Turkish earthquake

Up to 1,000 people are feared dead after the most devastating earthquake in more than a decade struck eastern Turkey on Sunday, Health Minister Recep Akdag said that so far at least 65 deaths have bee

Earthquake strikes near Raoul Island in the Kermadec Islands

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck 180 kilometers (112 miles) east of Raoul Island in the Kermadec Islands at 17:57:17 UTC on October 21, 2011.

Indonesia sends Bali earthquake update

The earthquake that shook Bali at 10:16 am Central Indonesia time on Thursday, October 13, has fortunately no reported casualties, although a number of school children and their teachers in a school i